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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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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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The Past, Present And Future Of Classic Rock

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00am
How can classic rock survive when its stars are aging and dying?
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Stephen Miller: Trump's Advisor Behind Separating Families

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:01am
The art of provocation from White House advisor and immigration enforcer Stephen Miller – who’s calling the shots on the forced family separations at the border.
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Coastal Communities, Watch Out: Sea Level Rise Threatens Your Homes

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00am
Rising seas threaten hundreds of thousands of homes along the U.S. coasts, putting at risk a lot more than real estate.
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Behind Trump's Call To Launch A Space Force

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:01am
The president’s call for a new military command focused on future battles in outer space. We’ll look at the new Space Force.
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Mapping Out Recreational Marijuana

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:00am
Recreational pot is legal in many states, now comes the battle over where it can be sold. Cities and towns want their say.
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Zeroing In On Immigration, Asylum Laws And The Border

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:01am
Family separation and stricter asylum laws are “immoral,” says Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. He joins us as we talk about the situation at the border.
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Celebrating Juneteenth: The History Behind The Holiday

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:00am
Juneteenth is a holiday most Americans have never heard of but should know about. We’ll look at the history and the stories behind the holiday.
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What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they’re working on and watching for in the week ahead.
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Battling Misinformation And 'Bad Advice' About Science And Your Health

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:00am
Science is under attack from quack experts and self-appointed activists, warns a top doctor who has been caught in the crossfires. He makes the case.
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Week In The News: History In North Korea, Comey Report, New York AG Sues Trump & Family

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:01am
Comey and the Clinton email report. Implied verification and North Korea. The Supreme Court and voter registration. The news roundtable weighs in.
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Kicking Off The World Cup

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:00am
The World Cup kicks off in Russia. The U.S. team didn’t make the cut but there are plenty of teams to watch and politics to unpack.
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Profiting While In Power

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:01am
High profits and the Trump presidency. Senior advisors Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner raked in a lot of money last year while working for the government. What about Trump himself?
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D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:00am
Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.
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Former White House Aide Describes Restoring Torn Up Documents

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:38pm
Former White House records management analyst Solomon Lartey taped scraps of paper -- that had been torn apart -- back together for posterity.
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Breaking Down The AT&T-Time Warner Decision

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:01am
The fate of the AT&T Time Warner deal has been decided. And with it, a message sent to media moguls and beyond.
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Opening Up About Information And Our Government

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00am
The flow of information to the public in the Age of Trump. What do we know about what the government is doing in our name and with our tax dollars?
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Mindy Kaling To Dartmouth Graduates: 'Why Not You?'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 8:17am
She told graduates to "be your own cheerleader."
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