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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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Inspiring Stories Of Widowed Fathers In 'The Group'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:00am
Life lessons from men after the devastating deaths of their wives. Their stories are raw, real, and inspiring.
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Jeff Flake At Harvard Law Commencement: 'We May Have Hit Bottom'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:36am
In a speech delivered at Harvard Law School's 2018 Class Day last Wednesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake criticized President Trump and Congress, saying the presidency has been "debased."
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Looking At The Week Ahead In The News

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks and look ahead to the week in Washington and around the globe.
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With GPS, Are We 'Never Lost Again'?

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:00am
How we navigate the world, now. The inside story of the Google mapping revolution. Turn left, at the roundabout.
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You Need A License For That

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:01am
In some states, you need a license not just to be a doctor -- but an interior designer, a tooth-filer, a hair braider. We'll talk to a few people who are trying to change the system to make it easier to do work.
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Exploring The Real History Of American Indians

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:00am
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian takes visitors from the Trail of Tears to Native Americans in pop culture. We’ll talk with the curators.
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On Point Goes To The Prom

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:34am
The On Point team reflects on their time at the prom and revisits old photos.
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Week In The News: North Korea Summit Cancelled, FBI Briefing, Gun Safety In Texas

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:01am
North Korea summit canceled. The GOP-only FBI briefing. Gun safety summit in Texas. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
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The Evolution Of Prom

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:00am
We’re going to the prom. The corsages endure, but a lot has changed. Shall we dance?
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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korea

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:49am
In a letter released by the White House, President Trump canceled the summit with Kim Jong Un that was set to take place in June.
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NFL Requires Players To Stand For National Anthem

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:20am
The NFL announced it would fine teams if their football players protest during the National Anthem.
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Tackling The Gender Imbalance In News Media

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:01am
In the way American news business covers the world, why are the expert voices overwhelmingly male?
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Filmmaking In The Trump Era

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:00am
Making movies for the Trump audience. Filmmaker Dallas Sonnier calls it populist entertainment. He joins us.
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U.S. Birth Rate Drops To Lowest In Decades

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:01am
The U.S. birth rate dips to a 30-year low. Shifting attitudes about motherhood is just one of the reasons why. We'll look at what's behind the drop.
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Retracing An Expedition Through The Great Wild North Of Alaska

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:00am
An 1899 expedition to Alaska found wild beauty and coming environmental calamity. What about now? Best-selling author Mark Adams retraced the trek to find out.
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Europe's Response To Pompeo's Iran Speech

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 8:50am
New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered his first major foreign policy address Monday, strongly criticizing Iran and its behavior on the world stage.
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Behind Trump's Demand For A DOJ Investigation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:01am
President Trump demands the Justice Department find out if the FBI spied on his campaign. We’ll look at the evidence.
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How The Top 9.9 Percent Is Leaving The Rest In The Dust

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:00am
Forget the top one-percenters, it’s the top 9.9 percenters who are holding everyone else down. Hear the case.
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Abby Wambach's Commencement Speech At Barnard College: 'Failure Is Fuel'

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:35am
Abby Wambach delivered the keynote address at Barnard College last week. She told the 2018 graduating class -- the "wolfpack" -- to make failure their fuel.
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America's Threshold For Mass Shootings

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:16am
At least 10 were killed at a Texas high school on Friday. Again, the country is mourning, opening up the fraught debate on gun control, school safety, and mental health.
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