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Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014

When she joined us Thursday, Annie Clark, a.ka. St. Vincent, said the best place for music to live is live, on stage. On Point producer Nick Andersen took Clark up on the offer and talks about what he heard at Clark’s concert at Boston’s House of Blues.

 
Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Curious about the current F.D.A. hearing on “reproductive technologies that marry DNA from three individuals?” We’ve got the details here.

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Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

While sources have been crossed throughout the day on whether AZ Gov. Jan Brewer (R) will sign or veto a controversial state law that permits businesses to refuse to serve LGBT customers, the mood on the ground in the Grand Canyon State is anything but quiet.

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Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014

From comments to callers to Pharrell Williams, it was a busy week on the web. Come along with us!

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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014

Christian Science Monitor correspondent Sabra Ayres joined us from Kiev, Ukraine with the latest news from the protest-ridden country.

 
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Kiev and Caracas aren’t the only cities seeing protests today. Video from Sochi, Russia shows members of the protest group Pussy Riot staging a performance in the central district of the Olympic city.

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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Gurney Williams tells On Point about his struggle to come to terms with his wife’s early onset dementia.

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California’s new Ivanpah Power Plant is the largest of its kind. But what is it, anyway? And are birds really getting burned up in the solar reflection?

 
Posted on Monday, February 17, 2014

All the bare bones policy questions behind the proposed Comcast — Time Warner Cable merger that you wanted to know about (but didn’t think about asking).

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For all you fans of presidential ponderings and historical memory, we’ve got a special On Point Radio archival collection of Presidents / President’s Day broadcasts. Listen back with us.

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Apr 18, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on Thursday, April 17, 2014. President Vladimir Putin has urged an end to the blockade of Moldova’s separatist province of Trans-Dniester. Trans-Dniester, located in eastern part of Moldova on border with Ukraine, has run its own affairs without international recognition since a 1992 war. Russian troops are stationed there.  (AP)

Deadly clashes in Eastern Ukraine. A white supremacist rocks Kansas City. The Marathon bombing anniversary. And Bloomberg on guns. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Apr 18, 2014
This undated photo provided by NASA on April 2, 2014 shows Saturn's moon Enceladus. The "tiger stripes" are long fractures from which water vapor jets are emitted. Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of the moon, they announced Thursday, April 3, 2014. Italian and American researchers made the discovery using Cassini, a NASA-European spacecraft still exploring Saturn and its rings 17 years after its launch from Cape Canaveral. (AP)

Oceans in Space. The new discovery on a moon of Saturn, and the possibility of life there.

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Apr 18, 2014
This undated photo provided by NASA on April 2, 2014 shows Saturn's moon Enceladus. The "tiger stripes" are long fractures from which water vapor jets are emitted. Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of the moon, they announced Thursday, April 3, 2014. Italian and American researchers made the discovery using Cassini, a NASA-European spacecraft still exploring Saturn and its rings 17 years after its launch from Cape Canaveral. (AP)

Oceans in Space. The new discovery on a moon of Saturn, and the possibility of life there.

 
Apr 18, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on Thursday, April 17, 2014. President Vladimir Putin has urged an end to the blockade of Moldova’s separatist province of Trans-Dniester. Trans-Dniester, located in eastern part of Moldova on border with Ukraine, has run its own affairs without international recognition since a 1992 war. Russian troops are stationed there.  (AP)

Deadly clashes in Eastern Ukraine. A white supremacist rocks Kansas City. The Marathon bombing anniversary. And Bloomberg on guns. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Week In Seven Soundbites: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Holy week with an unholy shooter. South Koreans scramble to save hundreds. Putin plays to the crowd in questioning. Seven days gave us seven sounds.

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Our Week In The Web: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Space moon oceans, Gabriel García Márquez and the problems with depressing weeks in the news. Also: important / unnecessary infographics that help explain everyone’s favorite 1980′s power ballad.

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Some Tools And Tricks For College Financial Aid
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Some helpful links and tools for navigating FAFSA and other college financial aid tools.

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