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(IFrom Left) Penne Arrabbiata and a Make-Ahead Vinaigrette and Salad from Cook's Illustrated. (Courtesy Cook's Illustrated)
Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016

Our April 8 show on tips and tricks for getting even the most reluctant cook in the kitchen included some great recipes from our guests — and those recipes are here!

 
Soul icon James Brown in a 1988 performance in Bremen, Germany. (Courtney Creative Commons)
Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2016

James Brown’s former music director called in today. It wasn’t a planted call, believe us — but that didn’t make it any less spectacular.

 
A portion of the cover for Hope Jahren's new memoir, "Lab Girl." (Courtesy Knopf Publishing)
Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

“You are worth something. You remember that.” Geobiologist Hope Jahren connects with a young female astrophysicist.

 
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, center, stands at the lectern to give a statement at the Parliament regarding the Panama papers released yesterday, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, he tendered his resignation. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)
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Ian Bremmer thinks the Panama Papers suggest a future of “forced transparency” — but the net results won’t be necessarily positive.

 
An unidentified infant (and future President?) stands behind a miniature presidential podium at the White House during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Courtesy IJR)
Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016

A Presidential Infant, and further words on the way we share content on your Twitter feeds.

 
In this Feb. 1, 2016 still photo from video, Dr. Anna Groskin, left, examines a patient at the Codman Square Health Center in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Four minutes to save American health care? We can certainly try!

 
Ray Suarez hosts the first hour of On Point on Friday, March 25, 2016. (Nick Andersen / WBUR)
Posted on Friday, March 25, 2016

Former Talk of the Nation host Ray Suarez guest-hosted On Point this week. It’s the first time he’s been behind a live radio microphone in almost 16 years.

 
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance the tango with tango dancers during the State Dinner at the Centro Cultural Kirchner, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Our SoundCloud is back! (Did you miss it? We sure did). Plus, the tango.

 
David Cross, playing Ken Doral in a bit of the third season of "Mr. Show." (Via YouTube / HBO)
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2016

We’re big David Cross fans here at On Point. Here’s some reasons why.

 
In this screenshot from the National Geographic's Eagle Cam, the First Lady and President eagles sit in their nest in the Washington, D.C. National Arboretum. (Via National Geographic )
Posted on Friday, March 18, 2016

Mr. President and the First Lady have a baby (their bald eagle versions, that is) and our newsletter continues apace. Have you signed up yet? (There’s still time.)

 
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Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Obama at Hiroshima. Turmoil at Trump rallies. Clinton’s emails, heating up. Sanders predicts a “messy” convention. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

May 27, 2016
In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo,  Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb. is seen amongst residential homes. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got top gardeners spilling the beans on how to grow everything.

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In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo,  Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb. is seen amongst residential homes. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got top gardeners spilling the beans on how to grow everything.

 
May 27, 2016
Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Obama at Hiroshima. Turmoil at Trump rallies. Clinton’s emails, heating up. Sanders predicts a “messy” convention. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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In The Garden, Mother Nature Makes The Rules
Friday, May 27, 2016

Executive producer Karen Shiffman explains why she turns to her garden for food, friends and natrual comfort.

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WWII Vet Larry Kirby Reflects On American Values
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Looking ahead to Memorial Day, a World War II veteran looks back at the experiences that mattered to him, both in and out of war.

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Gloria Steinem Explains Her ‘Bernie Boys’ Comment
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem explains why her apparent diss of female supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders was anything but.

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