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As Congress and President Trump cross the goal line on tax reform, we’ll look at what the plan means for homeownership and the American dream.
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Miguel Zenón talks jazz and his native Puerto Rico.
The Atlanta airport loses power. A deadly train derailment in Washington State. What do they say about the state of American infrastructure and the promises to fix it?
UFOs. The Pentagon. A covert program revealed. The search for the unexplained. Is the truth out there? Really?
The White House unveils its new national security policy: Superpower rivalries, and a more muscular American posture on the global stage.
Five hundred years after the church was split by the Protestant Reformation, there’s a new division in Christianity. Now, it’s all about sex. Can the fissure be healed?
Despite President Trump’s recent denial, there’s been speculation of late that he will fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel looking into collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
The FBI and the Russia investigation. Anti-Trump text messages between former FBI officials are raising concerns about bias in the agency. We’ll dig in.
Independent contractors are delivering your Amazon holiday packages. Are they being exploited?
One thing about public radio listeners like you is that you love to read books.
An upset victory in Alabama. A deal on the tax bill. A subway bombing in New York. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.
On our show Friday, we talk to two book critics and one independent bookseller about their top books of the year.
The best books of 2017, as picked by On Point's staff.
Betting on Bitcoin. The digital currency’s value is soaring. Is it heading for a crash?
Plus, now that President Trump formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, we’ll explore the city’s 3,000 years of multicultural history.
Figure skating chronicler Christine Brennan has seen the Tonya Harding biopic "I, Tonya" twice now, and she has a few journalistic quibbles about its portrayal of one of the most outrageous news stories of the 1990s.
The message from Alabama after the special election that has roiled the nation. Now what for Washington and the country?
Twenty-plus years after the whack heard round the world, we’ll talk with the director of the new movie “I, Tonya” and sports reporters who covered the saga.
Renowned French chef Jacques Pépin, who's brought his love of food to heads of state in France and public television audiences in America, was good friends with Julia Child, the late cooking legend.
The GOP push to lower the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will save businesses some $1 trillion and ends tax breaks on graduate student tuition waivers. We’ll discuss.