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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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20 Years Of 'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00am
Celebrating 20 years of the groundbreaking album, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."
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This Week In The News: What To Watch For

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters share what they’re watching for in the week head in Washington and around the globe.
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Are Millennials Really So On The Move?

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00am
Millennials by the numbers. Do all those assumptions about their wanderlust and fear of commitment hold up? Are they really so different from everyone else?
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Week In The News: Manafort Trial, Trade War With China, Fake Facebook Accounts

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:01am
Manafort on trial. Escalating trade war with China. Facebook and fake accounts. The news roundtable dives in.
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The Summer Of Documentaries

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00am
Documentaries are making a splash this summer at the movie box office. From “RBG” to “Three Identical Strangers,” we’ve got your front-row seat.
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Sen. Sanders: 'Enormous Wastes In The System Can Be Eliminated By Medicare For All'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:22pm
Advocates and opponents of "Medicare for All" alike are pointing to a recent estimate from the Mercatus Center that projects a price tag of around $32 trillon for the plan.
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Health Care, And The Price Tag On Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Plan

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:01am
Did a conservative think tank just give Bernie Sanders the evidence for his "Medicare for All" plan? We’ll ask them and Sanders.
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Another Look At Fat's Bad Rap

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00am
Fat gets a bad rap. But the right mix of high-fat foods might be the ticket to a healthy diet. We’ll weigh the evidence and options.
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Trump Administration Considers More Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:01am
The Trump administration weighs a big tax cut for the rich, with no vote in Congress. We’ll add it all up.
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Why We Need Bees

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00am
What’s the buzz? We’ll look at the wonders of bees and worries they’re at risk of disappearing.
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Trump Labels News Media 'Enemy Of The American People'

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 12:01am
A president like no other has changed the way the media covers the White House. Is it dangerous? Is it fair?
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A Failure To Solve Black Homicides

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 12:00am
The victims of the vast majority of unsolved murders are African-American. We’ll look at roadblocks and efforts to change that.
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How Betsy DeVos Is Reshaping Federal Education Policy

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 2:47pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has made headlines recently for plans to further shake up policies regarding for-profit higher education.
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Previewing This Week In News

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:01am
We’ll kick off the week with a look at what’s to come in Washington and around the globe.
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Grades Are In: Evaluating Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:00am
What’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos been up to lately? The correct answer is: plenty. We’ll look at the report card.
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Week In The News: Trump-Cohen Tapes, Reuniting Migrant Families, Heat Wave

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:01am
The Trump-Cohen tapes. Deadline to reunite migrant families. A sizzling global heat wave. The roundtable dives in.
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Living And Writing The American South

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:00am
Life and culture in the American South. We’ll talk with native daughter and author Julia Reed about her new book "South Toward Home."
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The State Of Trade Under Trump: Tariffs, Bailouts And More

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:41pm
"The president does seem to be kind of taking credit here for solving a crisis of his own making," New York Times reporter Ana Swanson says.
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Trump's Bailout For Farmers, Amid Ongoing Tariff Talk

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:01am
President Trump tweets, “Tariffs are the greatest,” but they're hurting farmers, so Trump is bailing them out. What does this tell us about his trade war?
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Extreme Heat Wave Sweeps The Globe

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00am
A dangerous, and deadly heat wave grips the globe. We’ll look at where and why it’s happening.
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