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In the recently concluded legal saga of New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, a few facts went more or less uncontested.
Falcon Heavy roars into the sky – the most powerful rocket ever sent into space by a private company. We’ll look at SpaceX and the private space industry.
From Oprah and Gayle to you and your BFF, we’ll explore the joys and complications of female friendships.
Live by the Dow, die by the Dow? We'll look at the economic tea leaves and realities of a volatile market.
After Senator Bob Menendez's bribery case is dismissed, we'll ask if it it's now impossible to prosecute politicians for corruption.
Did Pope Francis know about clergy sex abuse in Chile and cover it up? We'll hear the evidence from his own commission.
The so-called Nunes memo purports to reveal FBI and Department of Justice abuses in an investigation of an American citizen who worked for Donald Trump’s campaign.
Just in time for the games in South Korea, a U.S. Olympic cross counter skier and a sports science writer on what it takes to push the boundaries of human endurance.
The Nunes memo is out. What does it say? What doesn't it say? Will President Trump use it to fire the Department of Justice's No. 2 — or Robert Mueller?
While you’re still of sound mind, should you lay out the medical care you want if you’re diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? Now, you can.
More than 16 years after it began, the war in Afghanistan is often described as a stalemate.
President Trump’s take on the State of the Union. Russia memo fireworks. Olympic ban lifted on some Russian athletes. The super blue blood moon. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.
Ready, set, Super Bowl. The big game caps the NFL’s season of discontent.
Amazon has disrupted big-box retail, made waves in the grocery store world and tantalized hundreds of cities around the country simply by offering to open a second headquarters. Could healthcare be the next target?
President Trump says going after the high cost of prescription drugs is a top priority. We’ll examine his medical checklist.
America’s war in Afghanistan 16-years and counting. Is there any way to win or get out?
President Trump on the State of the Union. The White House says it’s “incredible.” What do you say?
The next generation of farmers coming from cities. We’ll look at why millennial professionals are ditching suits for pitchforks.
One of the joys of a show like On Point, which takes live callers from around the country, is that they're often not just asking questions for our guests so we can share wisdom from on high. They're very often sharing pearls of wisdom themselves.
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe resigns abruptly. Are we steps away from a constitutional crisis?