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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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From hacking to terrorism, and our polarized world, it’s going to take a radical rethink of everything to survive this century, says historian and best-selling author Yuval Harari. He’s with us.
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike's new ad campaign.
The North American car industry is a sum of parts made and assembled in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada. A lot is riding on a new NAFTA deal.
Some colleges say they’ll match tuition at rival schools. We’ll add up the dollars and costs.
Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt are the co-authors of a new book titled "The Coddling of the American Mind," and in it they argue an excessive college "safety culture" is setting students up for failure.
Top reporters share from their notebooks and help us get ahead of the week’s news. Catherine Rampell, Sahil Kapur and Alex Bolton join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Political correctness on college campuses. Are so-called "trigger warnings" and intellectual "safe spaces" creating a generation of students who can’t cope? Authors of a new book say "yes." Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt join Meghna Chakrabarti.
What kind of Supreme Court justice could Brett Kavanaugh be? We’ll look deeply into cases he’s already ruled on to see where he stands on executive power, abortion and national security.
Black men make up less than 7 percent of students enrolled in U.S. medical schools. Why?
Brice Brown, head coach of the Edna Karr High School football team in New Orleans, Louisiana, has one mission: keep his players alive.
Folkenflik Friday returns with our weekly news roundup — hotly contested primaries, the death count revised in Puerto Rico and more.
What about all those norms being busted in Washington? Among our guests: two guys named Norm.
Electric scooters are the new biggest thing on two wheels. They’re popping up in cities across the country, but not without controversy.
Detroit remembers the Queen of Soul and her relationship with the Motor City.
"Why is it that it's so hard to believe that a girl from Compton could be the greatest tennis player of all time?" asks Northeastern University professor Sarah Jackson.
All eyes may be on Washington these days, but there’s plenty happening out there around the world. Top world watchers bring us up to speed on the big news abroad.
Serena Williams, that catsuit and testing the lines of tennis traditions.
One year since Hurricane Harvey, how are Houston and Harris County, Texas, recovering and preparing for the next major storm?
Africa’s remaining wild lions could be wiped out by 2050. We’ll look at the reasons for the catastrophic decline and efforts to save them.
One year after Hurricane Harvey killed 68 people and caused $125 billion dollars in damage, the nightmare isn’t over in Houston. We’ll touch down.