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Critics say Google unfairly squashes its competition, like Standard Oil a century ago, or AT&T a generation ago. Is it time for a trust-busting government to intervene?
Billy Graham has died at 99. Known as "America's pastor," Graham had an enormous influence on Christianity, Evangelicalism and America.
Billy Graham, the famed Evangelical preacher, has died at 99.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has redrawn congressional maps -- and President Trump isn’t happy about it. We’ll talk about partisan gerrymandering.
Shorter sentences, fewer people behind bars. We’ll look at a criminal justice reform bill making its way through Congress.
After a school shooting in Parkland, Florida left 17 people dead, young people are mobilizing.
Russian information warfare has continued and the Russians are gearing up to do it again in the 2018 midterms.
Move over career politicians. Teens are getting into the political game. Seven teens are running for governor in Kansas. Three of them join us.
Loneliness is now an epidemic , and as bad for us as smoking. We're looking at the high costs of emotional isolation.
Tim Gunn Wants The Fashion Industry To Work Harder On Fit
Intel Chiefs’ Russia warning. FBI contradicts White House on Porter. Deadly school shooting. Immigration gridlock. Our weekly new round table goes behind the headlines.
Marvel’s latest superhero adventure Black Panther roars into theaters, with big ideas about race and feminism. We’ve got your front row seat.
Yesterday, Boston University, which owns WBUR, dismissed Tom Ashbrook from his role as host of On Point.
Seventeen people are dead in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. We'll get the latest on another American gun rampage.
From pills to electric jolts to the brain, we're looking at the latest on human intelligence.
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian takes visitors from the Trail of Tears to Native Americans in pop culture. We’ll talk with the curators.
President Trump and Republicans in the House of Representatives are looking to cut social safety net programs for the poor, including Medicaid and food stamps. The plan could involve work requirements for food stamps and funding cuts. We'll take a look at the numbers.
The president’s new infrastructure plan. Can he finally bring everything from our bridges to our water systems up to snuff --and make America modern again?
President Donald Trump’s chief of staff is under fire for his handling of of abuse allegations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.
Frankenstein at 200. We’ll dissect Mary Shelley’s iconic Gothic novel, its themes of responsibility in innovation, ethics, and lessons for today.