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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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Susan Reynolds is the author of a statement signed by more than 3,000 Catholics around the world calling for bishops "to prayerfully and genuinely consider submitting to Pope Francis their collective resignation."
“We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them,” writes Pope Francis. Can his church survive another scandal? If so, how?
Hours and hours of screen time. How much are digital distractions changing the way kids think, and even read?
We'll kick off the week with a look at what's to come in Washington and around the globe.
How the American dream became temporary. We explore the origins of the gig economy, and what these gigs mean for workers now.
On Friday's Week In The News roundtable, we dedicated some of the hour to honoring the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, who passed away Thursday at the age of 76.
Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik start as the new hosts of On Point, the weekday news and talk program distributed on close to 300 NPR stations nationwide.
Ex-CIA Director’s security clearance revoked. Omarosa Manigault-Newman releases tapes. Catholic priest abuse cover-up. Midterm election firsts. The news roundtable dives in.
Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of rape kits never get tested. New Mexico has a plan to fix that. We're hearing it.
Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright turns a keen eye to his home state of Texas. The new book is "God Save Texas."
From da Vinci to Darwin, how great minds put things off, but changed the world anyway.
Washington slaps tariffs on Turkey. The Trump administration’s trade fights, using national security as the justification. We’ll dig in.
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
Top reporters help you prepare for the week ahead by breaking down the big news stories.
American hate. We talk with a human rights lawyer about the powerful stories of hate crime survivors.
We heard from listeners who wanted to share their experiences in and out of the workplace in relation to gender roles, family dynamics, abuses of power and more. Here's what they had to say.
Mueller. Midterms. Manafort's trial continues. Iran sanctions reimposed, and the trade war with China escalates. Our news roundtable takes it all in.