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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.
Chef Jacques Pépin has taught thousands to cook at home and in the restaurant world. Now, he teaches his granddaughter. He shares his lessons.
California burning – again. The region’s worst wildfire conditions on record. We look at the devastation and where California goes from here.
Plus, concealed carry all over. The House passes a bill that would permit concealed carry to come into states where it’s illegal. We’ll investigate.
California burns. Franken’s fate. Recognizing Jerusalem. An Olympic ban for Russia. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
We go to Alabama for the homestretch of the Roy Moore-Doug Jones showdown for the Senate.
An executive editor of Time said in an interview on NPR’s On Point Thursday that President Trump was not on the verge of becoming the Person of the Year, despite his tweet boasting of the honor.
Our show Wednesday on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case at the Supreme Court drew a huge number of comments from our listeners on the issue that will affect gay rights and freedom of religion.
The largest rollback of federally protected lands in U.S. history this week at Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante. We'll look at what's next.
Time magazine’s Person of the Year is the #MeToo silence breakers. Where does the movement go?
Personal safety motivated one of the Russia doping whistleblowers, according to the man who wrote the report.
Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar, his co-editor on a new anthology of African American folktales, joined On Point Tuesday to talk about their book.
Cake wars. The Supreme Court hears the case of the baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Their ruling could change the boundaries of free speech.
Crime and punishment. The International Olympic Committee bans Russia from the 2018 Olympic Games. We’ll look at what it all means for sports and politics.
President Trump may this week recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and perhaps move the U.S. embassy there—we’ll look at the ramifications.
A groundbreaking collection of African American folktales is out. We’ll turn the pages with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and folklore scholar Maria Tatar.