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North Korea summit canceled. The GOP-only FBI briefing. Gun safety summit in Texas. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
We’re going to the prom. The corsages endure, but a lot has changed. Shall we dance?
In a letter released by the White House, President Trump canceled the summit with Kim Jong Un that was set to take place in June.
The NFL announced it would fine teams if their football players protest during the National Anthem.
In the way American news business covers the world, why are the expert voices overwhelmingly male?
Making movies for the Trump audience. Filmmaker Dallas Sonnier calls it populist entertainment. He joins us.
The U.S. birth rate dips to a 30-year low. Shifting attitudes about motherhood is just one of the reasons why. We'll look at what's behind the drop.
An 1899 expedition to Alaska found wild beauty and coming environmental calamity. What about now? Best-selling author Mark Adams retraced the trek to find out.
New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered his first major foreign policy address Monday, strongly criticizing Iran and its behavior on the world stage.
President Trump demands the Justice Department find out if the FBI spied on his campaign. We’ll look at the evidence.
Forget the top one-percenters, it’s the top 9.9 percenters who are holding everyone else down. Hear the case.
Abby Wambach delivered the keynote address at Barnard College last week. She told the 2018 graduating class -- the "wolfpack" -- to make failure their fuel.
At least 10 were killed at a Texas high school on Friday. Again, the country is mourning, opening up the fraught debate on gun control, school safety, and mental health.
President Trump pushes for prison reform at a White House summit. Congress takes it up, too. We’ll unpack.
What if Billie Jean King had lost to Bobby Riggs? We’ll imagine that and other what-if moments in sports with Mike Pesca and a roster of all-star writers.
It's now one year since special counsel Robert Mueller began his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The question everybody's asking: What will come of this?
Amid debates over repealing Ireland's Eighth Amendment and restricting access to abortion in the U.S., On Point listeners share their insights and personal experiences.
Gaza violence. North Korea talks, maybe? Trump discloses payment to Michael Cohen. The roundtable takes it all up.
As Meghan Markle gets ready to marry the most eligible bachelor in the world, beyond the fairy tale, there’s a real life conversation to be had about racism and the culture of celebrity.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered the commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute Wednesday. We'll listen to his remarks.