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From On Point
- 'God Save Texas': Contradictions Of The Lone Star State
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright turns a keen eye to his home state of Texas. The new book is "God Save Texas."
- Inspiration Through Procrastination
From da Vinci to Darwin, how great minds put things off, but changed the world anyway.
- Trump, Turkey, Tariffs And The State Of Global Trade
Washington slaps tariffs on Turkey. The Trump administration’s trade fights, using national security as the justification. We’ll dig in.
- Meditation In The Mainstream: The Growing Mindfulness Movement
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
- Looking Ahead To The Week In News
Top reporters help you prepare for the week ahead by breaking down the big news stories.
- Inside The Stories Of Hate Crime Survivors In America
American hate. We talk with a human rights lawyer about the powerful stories of hate crime survivors.
- Listener Stories Of Inequity And Gender In The Workplace
We heard from listeners who wanted to share their experiences in and out of the workplace in relation to gender roles, family dynamics, abuses of power and more. Here's what they had to say.
- Week In The News: Mueller, Midterms, Manafort And More
Mueller. Midterms. Manafort's trial continues. Iran sanctions reimposed, and the trade war with China escalates. Our news roundtable takes it all in.
- Despite Abundance Of Craft Beer, Wine And Spirits Are Slowly Taking Over
You might not know it from the craft brew pubs everywhere, but Americans are drinking more wine and spirits -- slowly pushing aside beer. We'll find out why.
- With PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi Stepping Down, A Look At The Status Of Female CEOs
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down. With the number of female CEOs dropping, we'll take a hard look at the glass ceiling to the C-suite.