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Friday, February 5, 2016 | 10:00 AM
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.

 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 10:00 AM
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather where three bombs exploded in Sayyda Zeinab, a predominantly Shiite Muslim suburb of the Syrian capital, Syria, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The triple bombing claimed by the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 45 people near the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday, overshadowing an already shaky start to what are meant to be indirect Syria peace talks. (SANA via AP)

The desperate bid to negotiate an end to Syria’s civil war. Fragile talks in Geneva. We’ll dig in.

 
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney, right, and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, second right, announce a settlement with two large banks at a news conference, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in New York. Barclays and Credit Suisse will pay a combined $154.3 million to settle state and federal investigations that they misled clients about the safety of trading on their "dark pool" financial exchanges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Is the United States the next, new, big hidden-money tax haven? Money is moving from Switzerland and the Cayman Islands to the U.S.A.

 
Friday, January 29, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A Lagotto Romagnolo is introduced at a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 in New York as one of seven breeds which will compete for the first time at next month's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Tracing the origins of man’s best friend. Maybe they didn’t come from wolves. New research on the evolution of dogs.

 
Friday, January 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM
A supporter winks at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after he signed an autograph for her during a campaign event at the Roundhouse Gymnasium, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in Marshalltown, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

All eyes on Iowa. Trump and the debate. Bernie versus Hillary. We’ve got death and arrest in Oregon. Zika alarm. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
Schengenn

If you heard our broadcast on the collapse of European border-free travel and wondered, ‘Where is the Schengen Zone, anyway? We’re here to help you.

 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Refugees walk towards the border with Serbia, from the transit center for refugees near northern Macedonian village of Tabanovce, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

Will Europe’s open borders close again? Big question marks over the future of the EU.

 
Friday, January 22, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, left, endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Palin endorses Trump. Sanders surges in New Hampshire. Jittery stocks. Iran prisoner swap. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 11:00 AM
An 1876 artistic representation of Nero's Rome by artist Henryk Siemiradzki. (WikiCommons)

The dictators at the end of the Roman Republic. Claudius, Caligula, Nero and more. How they ruled.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 10:00 AM
In this Dec. 23, 2015 photo, 10-year-old Elison, left, watches as his mother Solange Ferreira bathes Jose Wesley in a bucket at their house in Poco Fundo, Pernambuco state, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The spreading Zika virus and a travel warning for pregnant women and women who want to become pregnant. It’s coming north.

 
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Feb 8, 2016
Sign stands outside property for rent Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in south Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

If it feels like rents are sky-high, you’re right. Some now paying more than half their income on rent. Some say crisis. We’ll dig in.

Feb 8, 2016
Legendary film critic  Roger Ebert in an archival image from his early days at the Chicago Sun-Times. (Flickr / WikiCommons)

The critic speaks. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott on how to think about art, pleasure, beauty and truth.

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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.

 
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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