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Dunkirk, the sweeping World War II epic nabs eight Academy Award nominations. We’ll look at the film and the real life, heroic mission.
When gymnast Jeanette Antolin first walked into the Michigan courtroom where her abuser was about to served with a life sentence, she felt overwhelmed.
Water in a major city in South Africa is expected to run out by April.
Using the same method that produced Dolly the sheep, researchers in China were able to successfully clone healthy monkeys, the first time a primate has been cloned. We're looking at this scientific leap.
The story of USA Gymnastics, Michigan State, Dr. Larry Nassar and the female athletes who spoke out.
Earth’s population is expected to hit 10 billion people by 2050. Can we avoid a global catastrophe?
The Trump administration's move to levy tariffs on solar panels and washing machines won’t trigger a trade war, because we’re already in one, a supporter of the move told On Point Wednesday.
Loneliness is a deadly epidemic, but there are treatments, the former surgeon general of the United States said Wednesday.
President Trump slaps tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. That’s for starters. We’ll look at the risk and reality of his “America First” trade policy.
The flu shot has a 30 percent effectiveness against a strain of the flu that’s particularly brutal this year, and you’re supposed to get it in the fall, but it’s still a good idea to get it even now.
Loneliness is now an epidemic , and as bad for us as smoking. We’ll look at the costs of emotional isolation.
This flu season is the biggest outbreak in years.
We're talking about a bold new plan to help the tens of millions who don’t have enough saved.
The Trump Administration turns one. We’ll take stock of the year of Trump at home and abroad.
Can we talk? One psychologist is on a mission to save talk therapy. We’re listening.
Bannon subpoenaed by Mueller. Talk of government shutdown…again. And the Koreas to march under one flag at the Olympics. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.
Why more millennials are using stars and signs to navigate and make sense of our complex world.
The shutdown showdown—as a DACA deal fades, Republicans are scrambling for a strategy to keep the government open even if it’s for only one month.
Historian Max Boot on Cold War-era soldier-spy Edward Lansdale, the American maverick who thought he knew how to win the Vietnam War.
The folk singer Elizabeth LaPrelle joined NPR’s On Point Wednesday to perform an Appalachian ballad from a Grammy-nominated album, and to speak about what it means today.