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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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'It Affects Us The Most' Teens Talk About Kavanaugh

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 2:39pm
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.
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What Teenagers Think Of The Accusations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:01am
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.
Categories: Syndicated

A Cretaceous Caper In The World Of Fossil Hunting

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:00am
A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.
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The Tense Relationship Between The President And Department of Justice

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:01am
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?
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A Son Of Immigrants Makes The Case For Tighter Immigration Policy

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:00am
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.
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Second Accusation For Kavanaugh And Lessons From Anita Hill

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:50am
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.
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Week Ahead: New Kavanaugh Allegations, Ford To Testify, Rosenstein And Trump

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:01am
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.
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What Does The Future Of Tech Hold? AI Crisis Awaits, Former Google China Head Says

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:00am
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.
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Week In The News: Kavanaugh Accusations, Florence's Destruction, Trade Wars And More

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:01am
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.
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Oscar Winner Tom Hanks Shares His Secret To Success — And Love For The Typewriter

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:00am
David Folkenflik talks with actor Tom Hanks on his career, his book and his love affair with the typewriter.
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CBD Oil: What It Does, Who It's For And Where It's Headed

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:01am
CBD oil is all the rage. What you need to know about the marijuana ingredient that’s being used for conditions including insomnia, anxiety and epilepsy.
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In 'These Truths,' Historian Jill Lepore Asks If America Has Lived Up To Its Ideals

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:00am
American truths, not so self-evident. Historian Jill Lepore on why the tension between fact and fiction has been with us since the nation’s founding.
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International News: Latest China Tariffs, Syria Conflict, Myanmar And More

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:01am
Our global roundtable returns, with the top news you need to know from around the world.
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Actor-Writer-Director Ethan Hawke, In What Might Be His Biggest Year Yet

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:00am
Ethan Hawke on his new film about singer-songwriter Blaze Foley.
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The Anita Hill Parallels In The Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:01am
Echoes of Anita Hill as the woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward. Meghna Chakrabarti looks at #MeToo, justice and the Supreme Court with Irin Carmon, Mona Charen and Tara Golshan.
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In Memoir, Jose Antonio Vargas Shares His Life As An 'Undocumented Citizen'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:00am
Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas made headlines when outed himself as undocumented. His new memoir is “Dear America." He speaks with Meghna Chakrabarti.
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Week Ahead: Florence, Manafort Plea, Typhoon Mangkhut, Kavanaugh And More

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:01am
We’ll kick-start the week with the latest news from the hurricane zone, and a panel of reporters share what they’re watching for in the week ahead at home and abroad.
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Violinist Lucia Micarelli Does It All — Touring, Recording, Acting And More

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:00am
Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us. 
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Week In The News: Hurricane Florence, Pence Swears Loyalty, Moonves Out At CBS

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:01am
The wrath of Hurricane Florence. Pence says he’d take a lie detector test in a heartbeat. Moonves out at CBS. Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Anita Kumar and Jack Beatty dive in with David Folkenflik.
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Considering The Future Of The NFL, From Pro Football's Peak To The Present

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00am
Race, politics and patriotism. David Folkenflik is talking about the NFL with superfan and journalist Mark Leibovich. His new book is "Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times." We're also joined by Joshua E. Perry and Clarence Hill Jr.
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