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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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The Fallows Take Us On A Journey Through America

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:01am
A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.
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Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:00am
Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark
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Elizabeth Vargas On Fighting Through Alcoholism

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:01am
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Brings Astrophysics Down To Earth

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00am
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
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Surge In Foster Children Amid Opioid Crisis

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:01am
What happens when opioids ravage the lives of mothers and fathers? A surge in foster children. Opioids and the crisis in foster care.
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Why Birds Matter In 2018

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:00am
Novelist and birding enthusiast Jonathan Franzen joins us to talk about the beauty, wonder and threats facing the world’s birds.
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After Tragedy, Capital Gazette Remembers Colleagues, Carries On Mission

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:57am
A community newsroom carries on after five of their own are murdered.
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Week In The News: Trump And Putin To Meet, Upset In N.Y., Filling Kennedy's Seat

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:01am
Trump to Putin: See you in Helsinki. Supreme Court shakeup. Sarah Sanders and civility. Harley Davidson and tariffs. Family reunification deadline. The roundtable takes it all onboard.
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Best Summer Books: 2018

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00am
From "The Great Believers" to "Calypso" and more, we’ve got your hot summer reads.
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Supreme Court Term Roundup: Kennedy Retiring, Gerrymandering, Travel Ban And More

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:01am
Justice Kennedy retires. We'll look at that and the important cases as we wrap up a big Supreme Court term with top reporters who covered it all.
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Reconciling Faith And Identity In Vicky Beeching's 'Undivided'

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00am
Christian recording artist Vicky Beeching was a poster girl for the evangelical movement. But then she came out as gay. She tells her story.
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Surveying The Country With Our Citizen Roundtable

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:01am
So, how’s the country doing, really? We’ll check in with a roundtable of voters from around the country.
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Two Green Thumbs Up: Digging Into Your Gardening Questions

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:00am
The best green thumbs on the planet answer all your gardening questions from the soil on up.
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Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:30am
In a 5-4 decision Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld Trump's ban on travel from several Muslim-majority countries.
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Amid Trump's Immigration Crackdown, Uncovering MS-13

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:01am
We look at MS-13, the criminal gang that’s become central to the immigration debate.
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Mona Charen On How Feminism Fails Us

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:00am
Conservative lightning rod Mona Charen joins us to talk Trump, feminism, sex, and civility.
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A Caller Reflects On A Decade-Long Struggle With Substance Abuse

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 3:46pm
A caller from Nashville, TN said: "You'll comply with everything you have to for your probation except that one thing: you'll still do drugs."
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Looking At The Week Ahead In The News

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they’re watching for in the week ahead.
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She Was Ordered To Stay Drug-Free While On Probation. Is It Constitutional?

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:00am
If addiction is a disease, should a relapse send you back to jail? A first-in-the nation court case could decide.
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Week In The News: Zero Tolerance At Border, U.S. Leaves U.N. Human Rights Council, Trade Tensions

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:01am
Trump’s about-face on family separation. Immigration battle in Congress. Retaliatory tariffs. The roundtable dives in.
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