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Before the recession, Leo Murrieta and his family lived in North Las Vegas — in one of the zip codes that would become the hardest hit in the foreclosure crisis.
Hurricane Florence is headed toward land. We'll discuss the latest on the storm.
It’s been 10 years since Lehman Brothers collapsed and the nightmare of the global financial crisis. Andrew Ross Sorkin, the author of the book “Too Big to Fail,” takes us back to those frightening days. Also, Leo Murrieta joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel John Dean is back in the spotlight with a warning about unchecked presidential power. He’s with us.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, is it time for a radical rethink on what it means to be prepared? Meghna Chakrabarti discusses with Greg Postel, Stephen Flynn and Abigail Darlington
The Serena Williams firestorm at the U.S. Open started a conversation about women’s anger. Meghna Chakrabarti discusses with Soraya Chemaly, author of the new book "Rage Becomes Her."
The Trump administration wants to end limits on how long they can hold migrant children in custody. Instead of 20 days, they now want to hold them indefinitely. Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Alan Gomez and Lee Gelernt.
The Cosby actor, job-shaming and the dignity of work. The photo that went viral sparked an emotional debate. Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Barbara Ehrenreich and Aliya S. King.
Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., in the primary for Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District.
Les Moonves stepped down as chairman, president and CEO of CBS Coporation amid harassment allegations. We look at the company's response.
Top reporters share what they’re working on and watching for in the week ahead in Washington, around the nation and across the world.
Twenty-five years ago, the card game Magic: The Gathering hit store shelves. More than 30 million people are still playing in this fantasy battle world.
On Point host David Folkenflik spoke with Kerry Friday morning. Here are a selection of highlights from their hour-long conversation.
Partisanship and Judge Kavanaugh. "Crazytown” and Bob Woodward’s new book. Twitter and Facebook executives grilled. The roundtable dives in.
From Vietnam warrior to peace advocate, from defeated presidential candidate to the nation's top diplomat, John Kerry tells his story in a new memoir.
The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed Wednesday afternoon from a senior official in the Trump administration who claims to be working with others to thwart the president's agenda. We dig in.
From hacking to terrorism, and our polarized world, it’s going to take a radical rethink of everything to survive this century, says historian and best-selling author Yuval Harari. He’s with us.
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike's new ad campaign.
The North American car industry is a sum of parts made and assembled in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada. A lot is riding on a new NAFTA deal.
Some colleges say they’ll match tuition at rival schools. We’ll add up the dollars and costs.