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Forget the top one-percenters, it’s the top 9.9 percenters who are holding everyone else down. Hear the case.
Abby Wambach delivered the keynote address at Barnard College last week. She told the 2018 graduating class -- the "wolfpack" -- to make failure their fuel.
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.
President Trump pushes for prison reform at a White House summit. Congress takes it up, too. We’ll unpack.
What if Billie Jean King had lost to Bobby Riggs? We’ll imagine that and other what-if moments in sports with Mike Pesca and a roster of all-star writers.
It's now one year since special counsel Robert Mueller began his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The question everybody's asking: What will come of this?
Amid debates over repealing Ireland's Eighth Amendment and restricting access to abortion in the U.S., On Point listeners share their insights and personal experiences.
Gaza violence. North Korea talks, maybe? Trump discloses payment to Michael Cohen. The roundtable takes it all up.
As Meghan Markle gets ready to marry the most eligible bachelor in the world, beyond the fairy tale, there’s a real life conversation to be had about racism and the culture of celebrity.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered the commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute Wednesday. We'll listen to his remarks.
Chinese tech giant ZTE is becoming a key factor in U.S.-China trade talks. We'll talk about the latest from Trump's trade deals.
Abortion politics in Ireland. Ahead of the vote that could bring changes to the country’s abortion laws, we’ll hear the debate and look at battles closer to home.
A year after President Trump said coal is back, NPR’s Kelly McEvers goes deep inside coal country for the podcast “Embedded.”
The Mueller investigation hits the one-year mark. We'll discuss what we know and what’s to come.
Writer Michael Pollan turns his attention to psychedelic mushrooms and the new science of psychedelics. He joins us.
When a college student is in crisis, does the school have a legal and moral obligation to tell the parents?
Behind the most successful rodeo family in history is a story of grit, family, and faith. Meet “The Last Cowboys."
Bloomberg said the greatest threat to American democracy is "our own willingness to tolerate dishonesty in service of party and in pursuit of power."
Top reporters open their notebooks and look ahead to the week in Washington and around the globe.
A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.