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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)
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015

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

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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)
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2015

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.

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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)
Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015

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

 
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)
Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015

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).

 
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)
Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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

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

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!

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

 
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)
Posted on Friday, June 5, 2015

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.

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

 
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)
Posted on Monday, June 1, 2015

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

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Jul 30, 2015
Shereef Bishay, co-founder of Dev Bootcamp, center, talks with student Ryan Guerrettaz during a class at Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Dev Bootcamp is one of a new breed of computer-programming schools that’s proliferating in San Francisco and other U.S. tech hubs. These “hacker boot camps” promise to teach students how to write code in two or three months and help them get hired as web developers, with starting salaries between $80,000 and $100,000, often within days or weeks of graduation. (AP)

From barista to tech wiz. Computer coding boot camps are hot. Vaulting their graduates in just months into high-paying jobs. We’ll look at the surge.

Jul 30, 2015
Conan O'Brien speaks at the 43rd AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute Gala at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (AP)

Who owns jokes? Seriously. In the age of social media, the lines are murky.

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Jul 29, 2015
The transit area at Terminal 3 in Singapore's Changi Airport, ranked as the world's best airport by SkyTrax, a UK-based travel consultancy. (WikiCommons / Jay8g)

New York City’s LaGuardia Airport to be torn down and rebuilt. We’ll consider what makes a great airport now, and how the US stacks up to the global competition.

 
Jul 29, 2015
Federal investigators respond to the scene of a shooting at the Grand Theatre on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, La. (AP)

Guns, background checks, and mass shootings. A new outcry over the system that decide who gets a gun and who doesn’t.

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Q & A: Scott Walker On The Iran Deal, Huckabee Comments
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker explains his opposition to the Iran Deal, his record of statewide electoral victory and why he feels he’s set to win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.

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Q & A: Carly Fiorina On Trump, Sexism, And Being Cut From The GOP Debate
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of computer giant Hewlett-Packard, joined guest host John Harwood to talk Donald Trump, the upcoming Republican candidate debate and sexism in modern life.

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Our Week In The News: July 24, 2015
Friday, Jul 24, 2015

You all really, really love to listen to our week in the news segments (that’s great) and we wonder why. Plus: Alex Trebek can’t really sing, in case you were wondering.

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