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Indie rock star Soccer Mommy joins us from SXSW.
The famed physicist Stephen Hawking has died at 76. We'll talk about how his vision changed the world.
We'll look at what the results of the Pennsylvania special congressional election say about the mood of the country going into pivotal midterm elections.
Equipment failures at two fertility clinics across the country from each other. Thousands of embryos lost. How did that happen?
On Point tackled a pressing subject Tuesday: procrastination.
In turbulent times for foreign affairs, President Trump on Tuesday ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. We'll look at the global implications.
President Trump heads to California to check out border wall prototypes. We’ll take a look at how the immigration debate is playing out in America’s most populous state.
From da Vinci to Darwin, how great minds put things off, but changed the world anyway.
The White House releases a school safety plan that backs off President Trump's comments about raising the age limits for purchasing certain weapons, but sticks to a plan to arm teachers. We'll break it down.
For the first time, a sitting US president agrees to meet with North Korea’s dictator. We’ll unpack what each side has to gain and lose when they sit down face to face.
Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico struggles on. What’s it going to take to fix it? Who will do it?
Tariffs and a White House resignation. A porn star sues the president. The Trump administration sues California. A former Russia spy is poisoned. The roundtable covers it all.
After the most dramatic finale ever, we’ll ask: Why do we love and loathe "The Bachelor"?
A key congressman who’s leading the House’s plans to roll back regulations that were put on banks after the financial crisis has one word for critics who say trimming Dodd-Frank will cause another crash: “Hogwash.”
White House Staffers Head For The Exits, Stoking Fears Of 'Brain Drain'
The Senate is poised to pass a major rewrite of the Dodd-Frank law. It could offer critical relief to mid-sized lenders, but also remove some consumer protections.
West Virginia lawmakers strike a deal to give teachers a pay raise. But teachers in other states are ready to walk out. We’ll look at the crisis in teacher pay across the country.
In the post-Parkland era, some retailers won’t sell guns to anyone under 21. Some investors are dumping shares. Is this just PR or the start of something big?
Basketball superstar Kevin Love opens up about his panic attacks. Are men getting the kind of mental health support they need?
Ever-relentless Amazon is making its next move: checking accounts. Would you bank with the online retail giant?