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Posted on Tuesday, 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.

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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)
Posted on Friday, May 15, 2015

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

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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)
Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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.

 
This June 11, 2014 file photo shows Facebook's "like" symbol at the entrance to the company's campus in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to send their friends money using the social network’s Messenger app, the company announced Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP)
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015

What happened to the NSA reform show? Or the Chris Hedges interview? Good news: they’re still happening. (Tomorrow, May 12th, not today).

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Besides the rather disturbing flecks of blood / Labour Party votes in the image on the left, this representation of this week's UK General Election isn't necessarily wrong. (Alex McLaughlan / Twitter)
Posted on Friday, May 8, 2015

LIvestreaming, the not-so-dramatic UK General Election and playing classic piano hits from the comfort of your own desktop.

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The entrance to Barnard Hall at Columbia University's Barnard College. (WikiCommons)
Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A collection of On Point staffers share their own memories of college thesis research and writing from back when it mattered to them.

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This headline / picture is not real. But we kind of wish that it was. (Twitter / NYTimes)
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015

What happens when we change show topics last minute, and also what happens when a New York Times headline seems to accuse Kristie Alley of being responsible for the infamous George Washington Bridge lane closures.

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A Hindu Nepalese woman offers prayers at Indrayani temple, that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP)
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Where and how to contribute aid to the relief effort in Nepal.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

When we say ‘rain,’ you say ‘…?’ (Here’s what you really said when we said ‘rain.’)

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The members of Flor de Toloache pose in the Argot Studios in New York City on Friday, April 17, 2015 (Argot Studios / Paul Ruest)
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015

Fantastic live tracks from the amazing women of Flor de Toloache.

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The new Cleveland standard of American policing. Will it stop abuse? Will it get the job done?

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Are we natural born liars? Is it human to lie? Inside the new documentary, ” (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies.”

 
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Two persons are reflected in the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption. (AP)

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A Former Bike Gang Member Explains "The Life"
Tuesday, 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.

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Our Week In The Web: May 15, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015

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

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Caller: ‘It Doesn’t Always Turn Out Okay’
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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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