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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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MLK's Final Message, 50 Years After His Death

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:01am
Voices from Memphis on Martin Luther King’s final message on economic justice and equality.
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Sinclair's Scripted Message To Millions Of Local TV Viewers

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:00am
Blowback after Sinclair Media news anchors read “fake news” messages on the air. We’ll look at propaganda, politics, and the free press.
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EPA Takes Aim At Fuel Efficiency Rules

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:05am
President Trump's EPA says emissions standards are too high. It's going to set up a fuel-efficiency fight with California. We'll get the latest.
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The Uncertain Future Of Self-Driving Cars

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:01am
After two fatalities, is it time to pump the brakes?
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'2001: A Space Odyssey' 50 Years Later

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:00am
The making of one film's most influential works.
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China's View Of The World

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:01am
What does the world look like when you’re sitting in Beijing? From tariffs to North Korea and Trump, what China wants.
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Free Range Parenting Gets A Boost In Utah

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:00am
Utah passes a law that lets kids roam without parental supervision. We’ll look at the free-range parenting movement.
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Stormy Daniels Speaks, Trump Dumps VA Chief, U.S. Census Changes (Week In The News)

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:01am
Another White House shakeup, the Stormy Daniels interview. Controversial changes to the US census. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
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Watching 'Roseanne,' Again

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:00am
The 90’s sitcom "Roseanne" is back with huge ratings and a message from Trump’s America.
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Thousands Of Eggs And Embryos Lost, But Few Answers

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:01am
A freezer malfunction has led to heartache for hundreds of families. So who's to blame?
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A Lesson in 'Elastic Thinking'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:00am
In an are of information overload, can we train our brains to keep up?
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The Growing Outrage Over The Killing Of Stephon Clark

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:01am
Protests and unanswered questions following the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento. What’s it going to take to break the cycle?
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Did IBM Push Out Older Workers?

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:00am
A team of investigative journalists report IBM ousted older workers in favor of younger ones. We’ll unpack the findings.
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Linda Brown, Woman At Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:18am
Linda Brown, the woman at the center of the case that made public school segregation illegal, has died at 76.
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Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:01am
President Trump gave the order in response to the nerve agent attack earlier this month.
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The Return Of Tiger Woods

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:00am
After years of health problems Tiger Woods is back in the game, but should he be?
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Stormy Daniels Speaks Out

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 8:07am
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks out about her alleged affair with President Trump before he was in office. We're looking at why her 60 Minutes interview matters.
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What Comes After The March For Our Lives?

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:03am
The March For Our Lives is just the first step to what organizers hope is lasting change. What comes next?
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Trump's China Trade Gambit

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:01am
President Trump orders $60 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports. We’ll get reaction from the East and West.
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Selfie Culture Is New, But Self-Obsession Is Not

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00am
The Kardashians aren’t exclusively to blame for our self-obsessed culture. The rise of narcissism goes way back. We’ll take a selfie stick tour though history.
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