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Our Week In The Web: June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015
Two Norwegian women mourn the vandalism of their community puppet theater in Opland, Norway. (Courtesy 
Oppland Arbeiderblad)

Why our broadcast changed in different markets this week, and a closer look at a puppet theatre vandalism in rural Norway. (Really).

Quick Note On Rebroadcasting Today

June 18, 2015
The steeple of Emanuel AME Church rises above the street as a police officer tells a car to move as the area is closed off following Wednesday's shooting, Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Charleston, S.C.  (AP)

A quick note regarding today’s shifting schedule of broadcasts.

How To Follow Team USA At The Women’s World Cup

June 15, 2015
The US Women's National Team will advance out of group play at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. But what comes after? (Courtesy US Soccer)

Good news! You can watch the 2015 Women’s World Cup on basic broadcast TV. Bad news: we can’t quite predict if the American team is going to make it all the way to the July 5 championship game.

Our Week In The Web: June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015
In this Monday, June 8, 2015 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with U.S. President Barack Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, during the G-7 summit. (AP)

How many tweets is too many, and is President Obama REALLY a bench-bound #manspreader?

Never Fear! Cheryl Strayed Will Be Here!

June 11, 2015
On Point host Tom Ashbrook shares a laugh with author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed at the 2015 iteration of On Point LIVE at the Paramount Theatre in Boston. (Robin Lubbock / WBUR)

If you’re saying to yourself, “Where’s Cheryl?” this morning, you’re not alone! We explain. (TLDR, the On Point LIVE interview will instead air tomorrow, Friday June 12, at 11 am).

Air Fare Watchdog George Hobica On Direct Ticket Tips

June 10, 2015
This Feb. 11, 2014 file photo shows an airline passenger waiting for his rescheduled flight to Orlando under the departure board showing hundreds of cancellations at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. (AP)

Looking for low-price airfare this summer travel season? So is AirFareWatchDog’s George Hobica. New regulations are making that harder to do.

On Point LIVE: What Do You Want To Ask Cheryl Strayed?

June 8, 2015
Writer -- and WBUR advice podcaster -- Cheryl Strayed. (Photo Joni Kabana)

We’re excited to host Cheryl Strayed for this Wednesday’s On Point LIVE taping in Boston’s Paramount Theatre. We hope to see you there, but even if you can’t make it, you can still participate!

On Point Interns, Summer 2015

June 8, 2015

It’s summer — kind of — which means we have a brand new crop of interns. Meet our new crew!

Our Week In the Web: June 05, 2015

June 5, 2015
Lincoln, the red-tailed hawk who has taken up residence near the White House in Washington, DC, perches on a window sill near the executive mansion. (DJ Patil /  Audubon Society)

We ask what you want from us here on the Internet — in a really, really broad fashion — and share some important pictures of Federally-mandated red-tailed hawks.

Top Summer 2015 Movie Trailers

June 5, 2015

What movies should you watch this summer? Our guest critics offer their picks for the best films of summer 2015 here.

Our On-Demand Service Economy

June 1, 2015
The on-demand economy is largely centered in California's Silicon Valley / Bay Area, but the use and influence is spreading. (Via The Wall Street Journal)

Want an Uber-style service for your laundry? Your groceries? A massage? Good news! There already is one.

Our Week In The Web: May 30, 2015

May 29, 2015
In this picture taken from a cell phone video, hotel employees hold a blanket to hide the identity of a person led out of a side entrance of the Baur au Lac hotel to a waiting car in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP)

FIFAs gotta FIF, and other highlights from the soccer-filled week of news. Plus, we discuss how none of you really seemed all that concerned about a last-minute topic change.

A Former Bike Gang Member Explains "The Life"

May 19, 2015

Larry called in from Lawrenceburg, KY and told us he was once a member of the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club, a mid-Atlantic biker gang. He didn’t sugar coat the facts as he explained the draw of the brotherhood and what makes the outlaw motorcycle corner the underworld go round.

Our Week In The Web: May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield face each other during an official weigh-in Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Holladay, Utah. Romney and Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight on Friday, May 15, in Salt Lake City.  (AP)

We cancel a few hours and suddenly all of you get convinced of a global radio conspiracy! Plus, dragon zoos.

Caller: ‘It Doesn’t Always Turn Out Okay’

May 13, 2015
In this May 2, 2015 photo provided by Tundi and Nate Brady, their 5-year-old son, Dexter, plays at home in Iowa City, Iowa. Born 16 weeks premature, he spent five months in a neonatal intensive care unit after birth and is now a healthy 5 1/2-year-old whose only major medical issue is needing oxygen when he sleeps. "We were so lucky," his Tundi says. (AP)

One caller shares her own story of an extremely premature birth. Her daughter, born at 22 1/2 weeks in 2012, was taken off life support after seven days.

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