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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 10:00 AM
The interior of the new Amazon Books store in Seattle. (Courtesy Amazon / NPR News)

Amazon versus Wal-Mart in the ultimate retail war. Wal-Mart’s playing catch-up. Amazon’s on the attack. We’ll look at the battle of retail titans.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | 11:00 AM
A cod that will be auctioned off is held by Codie Small at the Portland Fish Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Portland, Maine. Portland's Gulf of Maine Research Institute is announcing a major breakthrough in climate and fisheries science. A study published in the journal Science indicates cod, which have collapsed off of New England, are declining because of warming oceans.  (AP)

Global warming, ocean warming and the cod collapse in the Gulf of Maine. We’ll get the latest on climate change and the seas.

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Friday, October 30, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Newly elected House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015.  (AP)

A violent classroom arrest. Hello, Speaker Paul D. Ryan. GOP debate. The US and a combat role against ISIS. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, October 29, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Marco Rubio, right, and Jeb Bush, argue a point during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. (AP)

The economy, center stage at the GOP debate. We’ll look at the latest from Carson, Trump, Bush, Rubio and more.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM
In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 photo, job applicants fill out and turn in forms during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. (AP)

Is the U.S. economy slowing down? We’ll look at the leading indicators and the big global picture.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Durbin prepares to fly a drone during a demonstration of a search and rescue operation on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Dublin, Calif.  (AP)

Getting a handle on America’s drones. The Federal government now wants to register maybe millions. Maybe yours.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, speak during the CNN Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas.  (AP)

Economist Robert Reich joins us to talk the latest debate over capitalism, and how it’s really working now.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 | 10:00 AM
President Barack Obama, with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and Defense Secretary Ash Carter, after speaking about Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Obama announced that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017. (AP)

The Democrats debate. Thousands of US troops to remain in Afghanistan. Violence surges in Israel. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM
People sit at tables in a parklet outside a Mission District cafe Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in San Francisco. Finding a place to live has become so expensive and emotional that city supervisors are considering a 45-day moratorium on luxury housing in the Mission District, which has long been one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city. (AP)

The relentless gentrification of America’s cities, and a white hot debate about it.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Chris Joseph, far left, inspects the flood waters near high tide in the historic downtown in Georgetown, S.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP)

Does our desire for safety leave us vulnerable to bigger disaster? A top economics reporter makes the case.

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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.

Feb 5, 2016
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.

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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, #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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Our Week In The Web: February 5, 2016
Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Spread the word — we FINALLY have both a new website (in beta) and a new newsletter. Sign up, visit and see what’s happening in the On Point digital universe.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #3: Jeb Bush — Cry for Me, America!
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R) asked a New Hampshire audience to clap for him — and our own Jack Beatty was there to hear it.

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