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Xueyu Zeng, of Towson, Md., sweeps snow from a walkway in Towson, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, after a snow fell the night before.. The northern mid-Atlantic region, including Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia, is preparing for a weekend snowstorm that is now forecast to reach blizzard conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2016

It’s going to snow — or it’s already snowing, or it won’t snow at all. Good thing we have content and audio and more to share!

 
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It’s the semi regular ‘Meet the Interns’ time again. Meet our spring 2016 crop of new interns!

 
US Vice-President Joe Biden speaks during a panel "Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday Jan. 19, 2016.. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016

A cure for cancer? Vice President Joe Biden is making a big attempt to at least try. We hear from two researchers on what opportunities and obstacles exist in a “moonshot” cure effort.

 
Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. smile during a break of the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016

When Clinton and Sanders supporters talk about their respective chosen candidates with each other, what do they say?

 
In this file photo, Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon, center, the 47th President pro Tempore of the California State Senate, high-fives Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, right, Chief Justice of California after helping to catch the microphone as it was dropped while he was being sworn in as de Leon's daughter LLuvia Carrasco holds the Bible, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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For our first On Point LIVE in 2016, we’re headed to southern California — and we want your voice and opinions to come along with us!

 
In this file photo, actor Alan Rickman attends the premiere of "A Little Chaos" at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in New York. Rickman passed away after a battle with cancer on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Posted on Friday, January 15, 2016

Yet another reminder about comment moderation — again!

 
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)
Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Eight years, seven (or eight) States of the Union. How strong have we become under President Barack Obama? A look back at several years of speeches.

 
The clock strikes midnight at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Posted on Friday, January 8, 2016

Here’s one more ‘Best of 2015’ list for you — the most listened-to On Point shows from last year!

 
A sign in Boston's Back Bay SoulCycle studio promoting an Adele-themed class. (Nick Andersen / WBUR)
Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2016

On Point digital producer Nick Andersen explains why there’s nothing wrong with his (mild) addiction to the cult spin studio SoulCycle. He’s fine, really.

 
An American flag is shown at the front entrance to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Law enforcement took no action Monday against the group numbering close to two dozen who were upset about the imprisonment of father-and-son ranchers who set fire to federal land.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Posted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

What’s happening in rural Oregon? (And what do farmers and ranchers have to say about it?)

 
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Feb 8, 2016
Sign stands outside property for rent Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in south Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

If it feels like rents are sky-high, you’re right. Some now paying more than half their income on rent. Some say crisis. We’ll dig in.

Feb 8, 2016
Legendary film critic  Roger Ebert in an archival image from his early days at the Chicago Sun-Times. (Flickr / WikiCommons)

The critic speaks. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott on how to think about art, pleasure, beauty and truth.

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A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

 
Feb 5, 2016
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas mingles at a campaign event at Robie's Country Store, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Hooksett, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ted Cruz, Clinton and Sanders out of Iowa. Zika panic. Syrian peace talks fall apart. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #6: Bernie v. Hillary — The Electability Debate
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Bill and Betty are not real New Hampshire voters. But their arguments about the Democratic race for President most certainly are.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #5: Ted Cruz — The Advocate
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Texas Senator and Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is an impassioned advocate, Jack Beatty writes — but mostly for himself above all others.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #4: Donald Trump — You Heard It First!
Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Jack Beatty recounts an evening rally with Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, and wonders if the billionaire businessman is really looking for an exit.

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