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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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The obesity epidemic is getting worse. But what if presumptions about the causes and consequences of obesity are wrong? Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Michael Hobbes, Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford and Dr. Aurora Pryor.
Could the Kavanaugh nomination controversy damage the Supreme Court itself? We’ll look at the effect ever-deeper politicization is having on the high court.
Globe-trotting adventurer Bear Grylls wants to get you off the couch and awaken your inner wild child. He shares his ultimate survival tips.
Despite an Islamic State on the brink of defeat in Syria and Iraq, the White House has started to unveil a new plan for U.S. troops to stay in the Middle East to contain Iran.
Top reporters help us look ahead to the week’s news, including what could be a pivotal moment for the Senate and the Supreme Court.
Sheila Bair was the head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) during the 2008 financial crisis. She tells Meghna Chakrabarti that American democracy may not be able to withstand another bank bailout.
Kavanaugh and Ford under oath. President Trump at the U.N. Bill Cosby in cuffs. Our roundtable of Kimberly Atkins, James Hohmann and Jack Beatty joins David Folkenflik.
The media’s coverage of the Kavanaugh nomination and the allegations against him. David Folkenflik speaks with Jane Mayer, Kelly McBride and Jeffrey Rosen.
Hours and hours of screen time. How much are digital distractions changing the way kids think, and even read?
A special live broadcast with analysis following the testimonies of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford.
Are online shopping and all those deals turning us into a nation of hoarders? What you should know before clicking buy.
Thoughts from three teenagers who joined On Point for a panel discussion to share their thoughts about how they see Washington, and the country, handling this moment.
Teens and the Kavanaugh hearings. What do they think about how Washington is handling this moment? What lessons are they learning? We’ll ask teenagers from around the country.
A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.
Turmoil in Washington and Rod Rosenstein after the explosive New York Times report he suggested secretly recording the president. Now what for the Mueller investigation?
So why is Reihan Salam, executive editor of National Review and the son of immigrants calling for tighter restrictions on immigration? We’ll ask him.
As a second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, we speak with an investigative reporter who revealed key information about the Thomas-Hill hearings.
New sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Christine Blasey Ford to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Rod Rosenstein's proposal to tape President Trump. We'll cover it all.
Top Chinese technologist Kai-Fu Lee talks about China, the U.S., the race for dominance in artificial intelligence and how we can survive the AI revolution.
Kavanaugh and his accuser. Florence’s path of destruction. Trade war escalates. David Folkenflik speaks with CBS News’ chief White House correspondent Major Garrett for a special edition of the Week in the News.