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From On Point
- What's To Come In The Week Ahead
We'll kick off the week with a look at what's to come in Washington and around the globe.
- The Origin Story Of The Gig Economy
How the American dream became temporary. We explore the origins of the gig economy, and what these gigs mean for workers now.
- Remembering Aretha Franklin
On Friday's Week In The News roundtable, we dedicated some of the hour to honoring the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, who passed away Thursday at the age of 76.
- Welcoming On Point's New Hosts, Meghna Chakrabarti And David Folkenflik
Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik start as the new hosts of On Point, the weekday news and talk program distributed on close to 300 NPR stations nationwide.
- Week In The News: Aretha Franklin Dies, John Brennan, Omarosa's Tapes, Catholic Priest Abuse
Ex-CIA Director’s security clearance revoked. Omarosa Manigault-Newman releases tapes. Catholic priest abuse cover-up. Midterm election firsts. The news roundtable dives in.
- D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss
Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.
- Rape Kits Often Go Untested For Decades
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of rape kits never get tested. New Mexico has a plan to fix that. We're hearing it.
- Your New Prescription: Empathy
Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.
- Highlights From On Point's Summer 2018 Shows
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
- 'God Save Texas': Contradictions Of The Lone Star State
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright turns a keen eye to his home state of Texas. The new book is "God Save Texas."