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Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Abigail Fisher, a Texan who challenged the use of race in college admissions, walks with her lawyer Bert Rein, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, following oral arguments in the Supreme Court in a case that could cut back on or even eliminate affirmative action in higher education.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme Court once again takes up affirmative action on college campuses in a season of campus activism. We will weigh the oral arguments.

 
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 11:00 AM
In this Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, photo, the Eiffel Tower lights up with the slogan"Action Now"referring to the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. The carbon footprint for the COP21 conference runs to thousands of tons, for the some 40,000 people, including heads of state, negotiators, activists and journalists, in Paris to hash out a ground-breaking international agreement to put a brake on global warming. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Crunch time in Paris. We’ll look at the where negotiations stand on a much anticipated, big climate deal.

 
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Travelers pull their luggage as they walk to a bus stop, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in New York. American Muslims have expressed concern about rising anti-Islamic sentiment around the country in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

After San Bernardino, after Donald’s Trump call for a ban on Muslims entering the country, we talk with Muslim Americans about life, fear and politics in the USA.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
Benito Mussolini with three of the four quadrumvirs during the March on Rome. (WikiCommons)

Is Donald Trump a fascist? Not quite, says New School of Social Research professor Federico Finchelstein. He explains here.

 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Opposition leaders, from left to right, Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Freddy Guevara, of the Voluntad Popular party, Jesus Torrealba, head of the Democratic Unity Movement (MUD) party and deputy Julio Borges celebrate in Caracas, Venezuela, early Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra)

Upheaval in Venezuela, as the leftist party founded by Hugo Chavez takes a beating at the polls. We’ll get the full Venezuela story. Plus: the French far-right comes out on top in regional elections.

 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives at a campaign stop at the White Mountain Athletic Club Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Waterville Valley, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Trump, Carson, Cruz and more. We go inside the G.O.P.’s wild campaign season – and stakes – with BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins.

 
Monday, December 7, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Members of United Steelworkers Local 1196 in Brackenridge, Penn. stage a protest outside of a Allegheny Technologies plant. Company employees from the United Steelworkers in six states have been engaged in an lockout struggle over benefits and healthcare since August. 2015. (Courtesy United Steelworkers)

Twenty two-hundred union steelworkers in six states locked out since August. We’ll look at the last-stand showdown, and the future of work and wages in this country.

 
Monday, December 7, 2015 | 10:00 AM
This undated combination of photos provided by the FBI, left, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook. (FBI, left, and California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)

On the ground in San Bernardino, with the latest on what we are learning about the husband and wife mass murderers and their motives.

 
Friday, December 4, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Law enforcement officials with armored vehicles search an area near where police stopped a suspect SUV in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

A killing rampage in San Bernardino. The Chicago Police chief fired. Paris climate talks. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Law enforcement search for a suspect in a mass shooting that occurred at a Southern California social services center on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson))

The mass shooting in San Bernardino. The latest developments on the ground. All the latest information and analysis from every angle.

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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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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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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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