On Point Live! At The WWII Museum: Listeners, We Want Your Stories
On Point Live! returns to New Orleans on May 30 for a live-audience recording of the show to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Week In The News: Impeachment Clamor, Migrant Children Deaths, Severe Weather
Pelosi says she prays for the nation amid impeachment cries. Sixth migrant child dies in U.S. custody. Tornadoes, floods slam the Plains and Midwest. Activists rally for abortion rights.
The Evolution Of Jeff Daniels: From Will McAvoy To 'Mockingbird,' And More
"To Kill a Mockingbird" is now a Broadway smash. Tony-nominee Jeff Daniels is in the studio.
College Board Will Reconsider Sharing SAT 'Adversity Scores' With Students
Currently, the "Environmental Context Dashboard" — or "adversity score," as it's been referred to — is only reported to college admissions officers.
Does Representing Harvey Weinstein Preclude This Law Professor From Serving Students?
Defenders of Harvard Law professor Ronald Sullivan say here's a moment where campus culture and the #MeToo movement may be running headlong into a foundational principle of the American legal system.
The 'American Taliban' Captured After 9/11 Is Being Released
He was called the "American Taliban." John Walker Lindh is released after serving 17 years in prison for aiding the Taliban after 9/11. Should he have been released?
Violence, Distrust Pose Problems For Ebola Outbreak Responders In Congo
Ebola is responsible for the deaths of more than 1,100 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo now, making this the second worst outbreak ever.
2020 Candidate Marianne Williamson's Quest To 'Heal America's Soul'
Marianne Williamson has joined the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. She says the country needs a spiritual and moral leader.
In Crowded Presidential Field, How Julián Castro Hopes To Stand Out
A conversation with Julián Castro. We hear why the former HUD secretary says his slow start in the 2020 presidential race is a good thing.
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.
'Somebody's Going To Listen': Opioid Watchdogs Fight Epidemic With Letter Drops, Grassroots Action
The Opioid Watchdogs pick a day, pick a media outlet and fill that outlet’s mailbox with letters telling the stories of loved ones. It's part of a greater grassroots effort "asking every American to [put] the epidemic first."
'Where We Call Home': An On Point Special Series
Do you rent or own your home? Did you get paid to move to Vermont ... but still work a remote job in another state? Has a nearby tech giant headquarters pushed you out of your previous living arrangement? Tell us more!
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Mike Pence Cautions Christian College Graduates They'll Be 'Ridiculed' For Faith
Mike Pence tells Liberty University graduates to prepare to be "shunned" and "ridiculed" for being Christian. Is he right?
Class Of 2019: It's Time For The Senior Thesis Showcase
It’s that time of year when tired college seniors across the country turn in their theses. We've got a great...
Telling 'The Epic Story Of The Chinese Who Built The Transcontinental Railroad'
Now 150 years after the two halves of the first transcontinental railroad were united, the Chinese workers who did some...
NRA Upheaval: President Oliver North Resigns As Outside Investigations Begin
The NRA in crisis. Infighting among its top officials, red ink and a burst of government investigations. We discuss the...
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