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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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A semi-truck full of bees overturned on Washington state's I-5, spilling millions of angry bees out into the roadway in the early morning hours. (Kiro TV)
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Interactions on Facebook, campaign time begins and a truck full of bees.

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Matt Resnik, a  young man with autism, helps run his own biscotti making company in his home. (Courtesy SMILE Biscotti /  Phoenix Magazine)
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Stories of autism care for adults from our callers and, maybe, from you, too.

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This April 13, 2014 file photo shows The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington. Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP)
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Celebrate filling your taxes today (or last week, or last month, etc.) with a few of our many hours on tax policy, tax season and tax dodging.

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Sep 2, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley addresses the summer meeting of the Democratic National Committee, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis. (Jim Mone/AP)

We talk to Martin O’Malley, former Maryland governor and now Democratic candidate for the presidency. He’s been tough on Trump – and on his fellow Democrats.

Sep 2, 2015
Actor Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar, in the Netflix Original Series "Narcos." (Daniel Daza/Netflix via AP)

A new Netflix series “Narcos” takes on the story of the rise of the “King of Cocaine” — Pablo Escobar. We’ll look at drug trafficking then and now.

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Oliver Sacks, celebrated neurologist and best-selling author, has died at 82. We’ll listen back to our remarkable 2013 interview with Oliver Sacks on life and aging.

 
Sep 1, 2015
Denali is seen from a window on Air Force One during descent into Anchorage, Alaska on Aug. 31, 2015. (Pete Souza/White House)

The scramble for the Arctic. President Obama’s in Alaska. We’ll look at the stakes.

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Our Week In The Web: August 28, 2015
Friday, Aug 28, 2015

You say #hashtag, we say, #forwhat? That, plus Usain Bolt and the ominous lurking Segway cameraman. Friday!

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Our Week In The Web: August 21, 2015
Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Do you even click? (And other reflections on link sharing and web commenting).

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Do You Recognize Amazon’s Workplace Culture? Tell Us!
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Do you recognize the workplace conditions described in a recent New York Times piece on Amazon? We want to hear from you!

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