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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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Kendrick Wins And Beyoncé Shines: A Historic Week For Black Musicians

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:00am
Kendrick Lamar scores a Pulitzer. Beyoncé stuns us with her performance at Coachella. We'll talk about what a big week it's been for black musicians.
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Sean Hannity And The Trump Presidency

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:01am
Questions about Fox News and Sean Hannity. We'll look at his deep ties to the president -- and his relationship with Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.
Categories: Syndicated

Cuba After Castro

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:00am
It's the end of an era in Cuba, as President Raúl Castro steps down.
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Mike Pompeo Secretly Meets With Kim Jong Un

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:48am
The meeting happened over Easter weekend soon after Pompeo was nominated to be secretary of state.
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Remembering Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:28am
We’ll remember the life of the plain-spoken former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died yesterday at age 92.
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Students Have Been Marching, But Will They Vote In November?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:01am
After Parkland, are youth activists registering to vote? We’ll look at that and the new push to lower the voting age.
Categories: Syndicated

How We're 'Killing Ourselves To Live Longer'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:00am
Author Barbara Ehrenreich (ERIN- rike)) argues we are killing ourselves to live longer.
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Arrest Of 2 Black Men At Starbucks Sparks Protests

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:01am
Outrage grows over the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks. The CEO apologizes but the video has gone viral.
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Prepping For 'The Big One' And The Inevitability Of Natural Disasters

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:00am
How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.
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After The US Strikes Syria, What's Next

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:01am
After the airstrikes, is the US on a collision course with Russia? And, is a new kind of Cold War brewing?
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James Comey Speaks Out

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:00am
For the first time since being fired as FBI director, James Comey speaks out. We’ll unpack what his revelations could mean for the Trump presidency.
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Children's Book By Marathon Bombing Survivors Celebrates A Very Good Dog Named 'Rescue'

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:03am
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing are with us -- along with their furry friend Rescue -- to talk about their new children's book.
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Week In The News: Cohen Raid, Ryan Bows Out, Eyes On Syria

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:01am
All eyes on Syria. FBI Raid on Trump’s lawyer. Paul Ryan’s surprise exit. The weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
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Newspapers, The Engines Of Local Journalism, Face A Bleak Future

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:00am
The Denver Post calls out its hedge fund owners for cutting jobs. We’ll look at the future of local newspapers. It isn’t pretty.
Categories: Syndicated

Paul Ryan To Step Aside

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:01am
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan says he’s getting out the game –not seeking re-election. We’ll look at what it means for his Grand Old Party.
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Facebook Faces Congress

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:00am
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg faces the wrath of Congress. We’ll unpack the privacy scandal that has overwhelmed the world’s most popular social media network.
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Jane Clayson Celebrates 30 Years In Journalism

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 8:42am
Jane Clayson, our guest host of more than a decade, is celebrating an anniversary.
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National Guard Heads To U.S.-Mexico Border

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:01am
National Guard troops begin arriving at the US border with Mexico. So, what are they going to do there?
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Advice Columns: An American Love Affair

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:00am
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
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FBI Raids Office Of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:03am
Federal authorities searched the office of President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. The president calls it "disgraceful." We'll get the latest.
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