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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | 11:00 am
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, gets into a self-driven car in Cranberry, Pa., Butler County, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. The Cadillac SRX that was modified by Carnegie Mellon University went along local roads and highways operated by a computer that uses inputs from radars, laser rangefinders, and infrared cameras as it made a 33-mile trip to the Pittsburgh International Airport. A Carnegie Mellon engineer was in the driver's seat as a safety precaution. (AP)

Now cars talk to each other. Next they’ll drive themselves. We’ll look at the road ahead.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | 10:00 am
Students at the Bunker Hill Community College "LifeMap Lab" on the Boston-area college's campus. (Courtesy Bunker Hill Community College)

American community colleges say they’re on the front line of holding together an unravelling society. We’ll get the message.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | 11:00 am
Amy Chua and her husband, Jed Rubenfeld are both professors of law at Yale University Law School. They are also the authors of "The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America." (Penguin Press)

“Tiger Mom” Amy Chua and her husband, Jed Rubenfeld, are back, this time with their take – an explosive look — at what makes some ethnic and cultural groups successful in America.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | 10:00 am
Argentina Economy

“Emerging markets” around the world — Turkey, Argentina, South Africa, more – were supposed to be the next big wave of economic energy. Now, they’re in trouble. We’ll ask why.

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Monday, February 3, 2014 | 11:00 am
Vadya Sri tells the story of her forced marriage, which happened more than 25 years ago. (Courtesy Sarah Fournier)

Forced marriage in America. Muslim. Hindu. Jewish. More. A big new exposé tells the story. We’ll hear it.

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Monday, February 3, 2014 | 10:00 am
A view of the Alberta oil sands in the northern section of the Canadian province. (Courtesy Tony Horwitz)

We’ll follow the path of the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada’s Tar Sands country through the heart of America and hear the furious debate over its fate.

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Friday, January 31, 2014 | 11:00 am
The inaugural collegiate football team at the University of Notre Dame in 1887. (Courtesy Notre Dame Archives)

The deep history of American Football. Ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII, 400 years of pain and glory.

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Friday, January 31, 2014 | 10:00 am
In this aerial view looking at I-75 north at Mt. Paran Rd., abandoned cars are piled up on the median of the ice-covered interstate after a winter snow storm Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said early Wednesday that the National Guard was sending military Humvees onto Atlanta's snarled freeway system in an attempt to move stranded school buses and get food and water to people. Georgia State Patrol troopers headed to schools where children were hunkered down early Wednesday after spending the night there, and transportation crews continued to treat roads and bring gas to motorists, Deal said. (AP)

A southern deep freeze. State of the Union. Bye, bye, Ben Bernanke. Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 11:00 am
A portrait of the British novelist George Eliot at age 30, by Alexandre-Louis-François d'Albert-Durade. (Creative Commons)

Life, love and “Middlemarch.” Rebecca Mead on why she can’t stop reading George Eliot’s great Victorian novel.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 10:00 am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second right, speaks with his country's Trade Representative Michael Froman, as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, second left, speaks with his Trade Minister Tim Groser, left, at the Trans-Pacific Partnership meet in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. Leaders of the dozen countries involved in the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership met in Bali after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to work on plans for a free trade area they hope will eventually encompass the entire region. (AP)

President Obama is pushing for two big new trade deals – in the Pacific, with Europe. Democrats are resisting. We’ll dig in.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 11:00 am
In HBO's new series, 'Looking,' Paddy (Jonathan Groff) is looking for a steady boyfriend in modern San Francisco. He meets Richie (Raúl Castillo) on a BART train. (John P. Johnson / HBO)

We take a look at the new HBO series “Looking,” and its take on gay life now.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union Address in front of the joint session of the U.S. Congress on Jan. 28, 2014. (AP)

We’ll dive into President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Analysis — and where the President stands — with Riehan Salam,and Kristen Welker.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | 11:00 am
Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan perform at Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial during the January 2009 Inaugural Celebration. (Getty Images)

Musical icon and activist Pete Seeger died Monday at age 94. We listen back to our 2003 interview with the American legend.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | 10:00 am
Maggie Barcellano helps her daughter, Zoe, 3, use a pepper grinder with dinner at Barcellano's father's house in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Barcellano, who lives with her father, enrolled in the food stamps program to help save up for paramedic training while she works as a home health aide and raises her daughter. Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps, a switch from a few years ago when children and the elderly were the main recipients. (AP)

Inequality and mobility in America. We’ll look at the latest big report.

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Monday, January 27, 2014 | 11:00 am
Erick Muñoz's wife, Marlise, is said to be brain dead. The Fort Worth, Tx. hospital where Marlise is under observation will not permit her family to remove the pregnant woman from life support until her child is born. (AP)

Life, death, mother, fetus and the state of Texas.

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Monday, January 27, 2014 | 10:00 am
With the edge of Folsom Lake, Calif., more than 100 yards away, Gina, 8, left, and Sydney, 9, Gerety walk on rocks that are usually at the waters edge, Thursday Jan. 9, 2014. Gov. Jerry Brown said he would meet Thursday with his recently formed drought task force to determine if an emergency declaration is necessary as California faces a serious water shortage. Reservoirs in the state have dipped to historic lows after one of the driest calendar years on record. (AP)

The drought emergency in California, and what it may mean for the nation’s food supply.

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Friday, January 24, 2014 | 11:00 am
Host Tom Ashbrook joins Jarvis Deberry, Denise Reed and Tommy Michot on the stage of Le Petit Theatre in New Orleans for On Point Live! on Thursday, Jan. 24. (Janet  Watson / WWNO)

We take On Point to New Orleans to look at the state of America’s battered coastlines.

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Friday, January 24, 2014 | 10:00 am
Haitham al-Maleh, senior member of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), Syria's main political opposition group, sits alone at the opposition table during the first day of the Syrian peace talks in Montreux, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. The Syrian peace talks begin with a bitter clash over President Bashar Assad's future. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Assad's decision to meet peaceful dissent with brutal force had robbed him of all legitimacy, while Assad's foreign minister declared that no one outside Syria had the right to remove the government. (AP)

Syria peace talks. The President on pot. A hunt for black widows in Sochi. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 11:00 am
Beyond the typical "kids these days" complaint, plenty of other language trends crop up regardless of age. (Erin Nekervis / Creative Commons)

Verbal tics, and what they say about us. “I’m just saying.” “To tell you the truth.” “As far as I know.”

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Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 10:00 am
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The top Democrat in the Republican-controlled House focused on the Affordable Care Act and the fight to pass immigration reform. (AP)

After a rough rollout, we’ll look at who is and who is not signing up for the Affordable Care Act.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 | 11:00 am
This undated file photo made available by Google shows the campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP)

Beyond the N.S.A. Legal scholar Jeffrey Rosen says we need a constitutional amendment to protect our online privacy from Internet companies. He’s with us.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 | 10:00 am
T.J. Lane, right, listens to his attorney during court proceedings in Juvenile Court Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Chardon, Ohio. Lane has been charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the killings of students Demetrius Hewlin, Russell King Jr . and Daniel Parmertor. (AP)

Fighting for life without parole for young offenders. Tough states do not want to back down — or re-open old cases.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 11:00 am
Banker Jordan Belfort (Leonard DiCaprio) runs a high-profile penny stock firm that pulls in big fees on nearly worthless stocks in the Martin Scorese film, "The Wolf Of Wall Street." (Paramount Pictures)

“The Wolf of Wall Street” is making waves well beyond its Academy Award nominations. We’ll catch the controversy.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 10:00 am
Netflix's Ted Sarandos seen at the Netflix Signature Gala at 2013 TIFF, on Sunday, Sep, 8, 2013 in Toronto. Netflix is one of many companies that could be affected by a court-ordered change in the F.C.C.'s 'net neutrality' policy, where Internet Service Providers can charge different rates for different quantities of available data downloads. The streaming movie and TV provider requires access to massive amounts of data streaming to play video. (AP)

Net neutrality and a fork in the road for the Internet. We’ll look at what the Internet is really going to be.

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Monday, January 20, 2014 | 11:00 am
In this Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at Fox News in New York. Propelled by Ailes' "fair and balanced" branding, Fox has targeted viewers who believe the other cable-news networks, and maybe even the media overall, display a liberal tilt from which Fox News delivers them with unvarnished truth. (AP)

Gabriel Sherman on Fox News mastermind Roger Ailes and our polarized American media, from Fox to MSNBC.

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Monday, January 20, 2014 | 10:00 am
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, arrives at the 27th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (AP)

As a new nuclear deal goes into effect with Iran, a growing number of US Senators call for still tougher sanctions. The White House says that’s the path to war.

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Friday, January 17, 2014 | 11:00 am
This Oct. 24, 2013 file photo shows the illuminated Olympic Bolshoy stadium, in the background, and Iceberg stadium, the location for figure skating and short track speed skating events during the 2014 Olympic Games, in the Olympic park in the coastal cluster in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. (AP)

Sports and politics at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. We’ll talk with top Olympians — Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin and figure skater Jason Brown — on the games in Russia.

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Friday, January 17, 2014 | 10:00 am
Water buffaloes are made available to local residents in South Charleston, W.V. to fill coolers and other containers at the GeStamp Stamping Plant-South Charleston Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2014. The ban on using water for drinking, washing and cleaning remains in effect following the chemical spill Thursday in the Elk River that has contaminated the public water supply in nine counties. (AP)

Poisoned water in West Virginia. Net neutrality takes a hit. Another school shooting – New Mexico. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 11:00 am
The cover story of the February 2014 issue of “WIRED” (shown here) focuses on how NSA push back nearly “killed” public trust in technology. (courtesy WIRED Magazine)

Reforming the NSA. The President prepares to speak. The whole world is waiting to hear. We’ll go to Washington, Silicon Valley and beyond.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 10:00 am
Election workers look at a tablet for electric registration inside a polling station for the second day in the country's constitutional referendum at the Gamal Abdel Nasser school in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. The vote is a milestone in a military-backed political roadmap toward new elections for a president and a ballot-box test of public opinion on the coup that removed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood from power last July. (AP)

Egypt. After uprising, ousters, military takeover and a vote on a new constitution – we’ll look at dreams and hard realities in Egypt now.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 11:00 am
A woman uses a personal computer. (Ray Smith / Flickr / Creative Commons)

Internet aggression toward women. What’s it about? How do we fix it? Plus, a media firestorm around tweeting through cancer.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 10:00 am
Governor Chris Christie talks to a reporter following a visit to Fort Lee Borough Hall Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Fort Lee, N.J. to apologize to Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich about the governor's staff allegedly closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge last September. (AP)

The fate of Chris Christie in the shadow of “Bridgegate.” Top GOP strategists and political reporters join us.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014 | 11:00 am
WreckingMiley

How the world sees the United States. American cultural exports now, from Miley Cyrus to “The Hunger Games.”

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014 | 10:00 am
A customer pushes a cart outside of a Target store, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J.  The company has said that personal consumer data for up to 110 million customers may have been stolen in a massive data security breech. (AP)

Target raises the number of customers who may have had debit and credit card information stolen to maybe 110 million. We’ll look at the national implications.

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Monday, January 13, 2014 | 11:00 am
In this Feb. 15, 2013 photograph, Myrtle Hall IV Elementary School teacher Gabrielle Wooden, left, and Camilyn Anderson, 7, lead their first grade class in a live action Spanish class in Clarksdale, Miss. Students attend a language immersion magnet school where Spanish is taught. (AP)

No jobs at home? Looking abroad? We’ll look at the languages Americans are studying today. What’s hot, what’s not and where they lead.

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Monday, January 13, 2014 | 10:00 am
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, right, departs the Statehouse House Chamber after the Governor's State of the State Address in Montpelier, Vt., on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP)

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin just devoted his entire State of the State speech to the scourge of heroin. We’ll look at the heroin tide in pastoral Vermont and across the nation.

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Friday, January 10, 2014 | 11:00 am
In this Teach for America Delta Institute released photograph taken July 5, 2013, TFA Curriculum Specialist Miles McCauley and University of Mississippi graduate, center, discusses techniques for making key points clear and engaging with corps members, Marcae Thompson, left, and Katherine Brown, both University of Alabama graduates at Pearman Elementary School, in Cleveland, Miss. (AP)

The vision of a new generation. What millennials want from work, politics, life.

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Friday, January 10, 2014 | 10:00 am
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters a news conference Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. Christie has fired a top aide who engineered political payback against a town mayor, saying she lied. Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly is the latest casualty in a widening scandal that threatens to upend Christie's second term and likely run for president in 2016. Documents show she arranged traffic jams to punish the mayor, who didn't endorse Christie for re-election. (AP)

Polar vortex. Chris Christie and “Bridge Gate.” Al Qaeda in Iraq. Dennis Rodman in North Korea. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014 | 11:00 am
In this Thursday, May 3, 2012 file photo, Nurses Fatima Guillen, left, and Fran Wendt, right, give Kimberly Magdeleno, 4, a whooping cough booster shot, as she is held by her mother, Claudia Solorio, at a health clinic in Tacoma, Wash. A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to prevent outbreaks that well. In research involving baboons, researchers found that while the vaccine may keep people from getting sick, it fails to prevent the germ from spreading, said one of the researchers, Tod Merkel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (AP)

Outbreaks of measles, whooping cough and more are growing, spreading because of the anti-vaccine movement. Now there’s pushback. We’ll check in.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014 | 10:00 am
An imagine of the human brain. New research into brain plasticity suggests that a generic pill could change the brain's ability to absorb and retain new skills, like language, music and more. (Creative Commons / FlamePhoenix1991)

Imagine a pill that could rewire your brain. Would make your brain young again. Able to learn and absorb like a five-year old. Music. Languages. Would you take it?

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 | 11:00 am
A June 6, 2013, file photo, is an aerial view of the cooling units at the NSA's Utah Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah. Electrical failures are complicating the opening of the National Security Agency’s largest data storage center. (AP)

The NSA can already crack most cryptography; now it’s working on a quantum computer to bust the rest. Is it the end of for-your-eyes-only?

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 | 10:00 am
President Lyndon B. Johnson visit to Tom Fletcher residence during Poverty Tour of Appalachia (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Family).

Fifty years after America’s declaration of war on poverty, we’ll look at what’s been won, and what lost. Look for new thinking.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 | 11:00 am
Conductor, scholar, and famed interpreter of Baroque music  Sir John Eliot Gardiner (Matthias Baus).

Master conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner on the earthly and heavenly Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 | 10:00 am
An empty street shows burned vehicles as buildings including a provincial government building, center in the background, are seen damaged in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Provincial spokesman Dhari al-Rishawi said Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen are pressing their campaign to rout al-Qaida from Fallujah and Ramadi, two main cities in the western Anbar province. (AP)

Iraq in trouble again. Al Qaeda spillover from Syria, now in Fallujah, Ramadi, Anbar Province. We’ll look at Iraq’s return to turmoil and rising region-wide upheaval.

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Monday, January 6, 2014 | 11:00 am
David Bowie applies his makeup.

Ziggy Stardust, high persona, and a new biography of David Bowie.

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Monday, January 6, 2014 | 10:00 am
J. Craig Venter. (Viking Publishing)

Famed genome sequencer Craig Venter joins us to look at the brave new world of synthetic life.

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Friday, January 3, 2014 | 11:00 am
R&B artist Tei Shi's is one of eMusic.com's top 14 artists to watch in 2014. (photo via Facebook)

Out with the old. We’re listening to great new music – a new playlist – for 2014. Don’t miss it.

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Friday, January 3, 2014 | 10:00 am
Store owner Toni Fox, second from right, greets customers standing in a snaking line numbering several hundred people shortly after the opening of her 3D Cannabis Center in Denver at 8am on Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. Colorado began legalized retail recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1, a day some are calling "Green Wednesday." (AP)

Bombs in Russia. Obamacare goes live. A dramatic rescue in the Arctic. And a brand new year. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, January 2, 2014 | 11:00 am
A tourist walks in front of the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill Athens, on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. (AP)

We go back to the future with a new look at the Parthenon of Ancient Greece, Athens, and the foundations of democracy.

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Thursday, January 2, 2014 | 10:00 am
A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP)

We take on the economic outlook for 2014, the new year ahead. We’ll look at what’s working, what’s not and what’s coming for the US economy.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 | 11:00 am
Actor, author and perennial funny-man Billy Crystal has penned a new memoir of sorts, "Still Foolin' Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?."

Billy Crystal joins us, on a life in comedy and being Billy Crystal.

 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 | 10:00 am
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, author, actor and global cultural ambassador. His new novel for young adults, "Sasquatch in the Paint," is the first in a planned series of novels. (Disney Publishing Worldwide)

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is with us on turning his own childhood struggles into stories of inspiration.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013 | 11:00 am
Fans enjoy the Phish concert. (AP)

Musical cults, from Phish Phans to Deadheads to Juggalos to Wagner. We’ll look at who gets the caravan of followers.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013 | 10:00 am
This June 3, 2013 photo shows chef Dominique Ansel making Cronuts, a croissant-donut hybrid, at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York. (AP)

Want to start a new career? A new business? We have the ready mentors for you. With real world advice.

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Monday, December 30, 2013 | 11:00 am
Sketches by Hokusai, 1814-1878 (Wikimedia Commons)

Japan’s old politics by other means — the real, thousand-year history of the ninja.

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Monday, December 30, 2013 | 10:00 am
(Jenny Huey/Flickr)

Childless by choice. We look at the trend of couples saying “no thanks” to having kids.

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Friday, December 27, 2013 | 11:00 am
Barrels at the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Kentucky. (Flickr/Adam Sonnett)

From pure pot still, to Kentucky’s finest, the spirit is having a comeback. We’ll ask what and why.

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Friday, December 27, 2013 | 10:00 am
Protesters hold posters of former National Security Agency member Edward Snowden in front of the German parliament building, the Reichstag, prior to a special meeting of the parliament on US-German relationships, in Berlin, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.  (AP)

Our weekly news roundtable –live and lively–in the studio looks back over a whole year, 2013.

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Thursday, December 26, 2013 | 11:00 am
A black-and-white reproduction of a painting showing Norsemen in a ship. The list of illustrations on page vii gives this one the title Norsemen Landing in Iceland'. (Wikicommons)

Mythic storytelling out of Iceland, and the song of the Vikings.

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Thursday, December 26, 2013 | 10:00 am
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), Study for Havell pl. no. 26, ca. 1825, John James Audubon. (New-York Historical Society)

Into the woods. How John James Audubon hunted, pinned, and painted his masterpiece, “The Birds of America.”

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Jul 23, 2014
In this Saturday, July 12, 2014, photo, migrants walk along train tracks and boxcars after getting off a train during their journey toward the US-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, southern Mexico. (AP)

Crisis at the US border. What do Latinos on this side of the border have to say? We’ll ask our special roundtable.

Jul 23, 2014
Actor Wallace Shawn attends special screening of "Turks and Caicos" hosted by Vogue and The Cinema Society at the Crosby Street Hotel on Monday, April 7, 2014 in New York.  (AP)

From “The Princess Bride” to “My Dinner with Andre “and “A Master Builder,” actor and writer Wallace Shawn joins us.

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Jul 22, 2014
Lt. Col. James Howard Williams, aka "Elephant Bill," is the hero of Vicki Constantine Croke's new book, "Elephant Company." (Courtesy Random House)

We’ll travel to the jungles of Burma for the remarkable true story of Billy Williams—aka “the elephant whisperer”—and his World War II heroism.

 
Jul 22, 2014
Smoke rises after an Israeli shelling at the Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City, Monday, July 21, 2014. The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel's defense minister pledged to keep fighting "as long as necessary," raising new doubt about the highest-level mediation mission in two weeks. (AP)

The escalated Gaza offensive. We’ll get the views from both sides and the latest developments.

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Our Week In The Web: July 11, 2014
Friday, Jul 11, 2014

As we prepare for a week of rebroadcasts, we reflect on Facebook posts, misplaced comments and the magic of @ mentions. Internet, ASSEMBLE!

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Two Former Senators, One Fix For US Democracy?
Thursday, Jul 10, 2014

Former US Senators Tom Daschle and Olympia Snowe joined us today with a few fixes for American political inaction.

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Future Radio Interns Of America: On Point Wants YOU!
Thursday, Jul 10, 2014

On Point needs interns for the fall. Could YOU be one of them?

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