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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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Inside The Stories Of Hate Crime Survivors In America

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:00am
American hate. We talk with a human rights lawyer about the powerful stories of hate crime survivors.
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Listener Stories Of Inequity And Gender In The Workplace

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 2:44pm
We heard from listeners who wanted to share their experiences in and out of the workplace in relation to gender roles, family dynamics, abuses of power and more. Here's what they had to say.
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Week In The News: Mueller, Midterms, Manafort And More

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:01am
Mueller. Midterms. Manafort's trial continues. Iran sanctions reimposed, and the trade war with China escalates. Our news roundtable takes it all in.
Categories: Syndicated

Despite Abundance Of Craft Beer, Wine And Spirits Are Slowly Taking Over

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:00am
You might not know it from the craft brew pubs everywhere, but Americans are drinking more wine and spirits -- slowly pushing aside beer. We'll find out why.
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With PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi Stepping Down, A Look At The Status Of Female CEOs

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:01am
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down. With the number of female CEOs dropping, we'll take a hard look at the glass ceiling to the C-suite.
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The Story Of The Democratic Party, As Told By New Podcast 'The Wilderness'

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:00am
The way forward for the Democratic Party. Jon Favreau's popular new podcast, "The Wilderness," explores how the Democrats lost their way and how to bounce back.
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How Climate Change Is Affecting Wildfires — And What You Can Do About It

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:52pm
It's been a summer of extreme weather events. What are they trying to tell us about the future of our planet?
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What These Wildfires Say About Climate Change

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:01am
We go to California, where the largest wildfire in the state's history rages. As big parts of the West burn, what the fires say about climate change.
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'Ticker': The History Of The Artificial Heart

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00am
The inside story behind the long quest to build an artificial human heart.
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Inside The Iran Sanctions

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:01am
Automobiles, gold, steel. The Trump administration reimposes financial sanctions on Iran, with those on oil to come. Where might this hard-line policy lead?
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20 Years Of 'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00am
Celebrating 20 years of the groundbreaking album, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."
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This Week In The News: What To Watch For

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters share what they’re watching for in the week head in Washington and around the globe.
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Are Millennials Really So On The Move?

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00am
Millennials by the numbers. Do all those assumptions about their wanderlust and fear of commitment hold up? Are they really so different from everyone else?
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Week In The News: Manafort Trial, Trade War With China, Fake Facebook Accounts

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:01am
Manafort on trial. Escalating trade war with China. Facebook and fake accounts. The news roundtable dives in.
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The Summer Of Documentaries

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00am
Documentaries are making a splash this summer at the movie box office. From “RBG” to “Three Identical Strangers,” we’ve got your front-row seat.
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Sen. Sanders: 'Enormous Wastes In The System Can Be Eliminated By Medicare For All'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:22pm
Advocates and opponents of "Medicare for All" alike are pointing to a recent estimate from the Mercatus Center that projects a price tag of around $32 trillon for the plan.
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Health Care, And The Price Tag On Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Plan

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:01am
Did a conservative think tank just give Bernie Sanders the evidence for his "Medicare for All" plan? We’ll ask them and Sanders.
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Another Look At Fat's Bad Rap

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00am
Fat gets a bad rap. But the right mix of high-fat foods might be the ticket to a healthy diet. We’ll weigh the evidence and options.
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Trump Administration Considers More Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:01am
The Trump administration weighs a big tax cut for the rich, with no vote in Congress. We’ll add it all up.
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Why We Need Bees

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00am
What’s the buzz? We’ll look at the wonders of bees and worries they’re at risk of disappearing.
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