On Point

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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In 'The Suspect' Richard Jewell's Innocence Is Reconsidered, Over 20 Years After The 1996 Olympics


Richard Jewell was front page news after suspicion he had planted a bomb at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. A new book and movie unpack his ordeal and innocence.


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Week In The News: The Impeachment Inquiry, NATO And A Changing Presidential Race


The impeachment spotlight shifts to the Judiciary Committee. Trump at a strained NATO summit. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race. The roundtable weighs in on the week.


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Jenny Slate's Road To Self-Discovery — Through Self-Doubt


Life, loss, and laughter. We talk with comedian Jenny Slate on finding her voice through tough times.


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Impeachment Latest; Trump Administration To Tighten SNAP Work Requirement


A Trump administration proposal could cause millions of low-income people to lose access to food stamps in the long run.


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In 'Women Rowing North,' A Guide To Growing Old With Joy, Gratitude, Wisdom


Mary Pipher, a 71-year-old psychologist, has a message for women of her generation: "Happiness is a choice and a set of skills." She lays out the road map.


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A Mission To Reinterpret The World's Sacred Texts


A misreading of scripture is at the root of many of today’s controversies worldwide, says renowned religious scholar Karen Armstrong. She makes the case.


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Understanding How Anxiety Might Be Different For Men


Men and anxiety. New studies show that men don’t experience or express anxiety in the same way as women. That could be affecting men’s access to treatment.


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For 1st Time In 10 Years, Supreme Court Takes Up Major Gun Rights Case


The Supreme Court heard a case challenging New York state gun laws. It's the first time the court has heard a gun control case in a decade.


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Meghan Daum Has A 'Problem With Everything': Feminism, Cancel Culture And The Internet


Columnist and author Meghan Daum takes on political correctness in the new book, "The Problem with Everything."


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Surveying The State Of The Republican Party


As the impeachment trial looms, we talk with Republicans about the risk and rewards of standing with Trump.


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