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Tuesday, March 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Relationship violence and the Chris Brown-Rihanna story. We ask what it takes to break the cycle of abuse.

 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Love her or hate her, Barbie is 50. We’ll look at the plastic princess, and the story of the woman who created the world’s most famous doll.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM

On Veterans’ Day, we look at American women at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and what a new generation of women in uniform has seen at the battlefront.

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Monday, October 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM
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Naughty or nice, from racy Gossip Girl to upright Beacon Street Girls — the high-drama, high-stakes battle of books and TV over America’s teenage girls.

 
Monday, September 8, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Ms. Clinton, Ms. Obama, Ms. Palin. They’ve riveted, and divided, the nation — and sparked fresh debates about gender and sexism. We’ll hear women’s views on the women of ’08.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM
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Joanna Connors was 30 and married when she was raped by a stranger. She went on to raise a family and build a career as a reporter. A quarter-century later, she tells the story.

 
Monday, October 1, 2007 | 11:00 AM

In overall earning power, American women still lag behind American men. But among the young and urban, in some of the country’s hottest cities — New York, Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis — young women are actually outstripping young men in take-home pay; some by a wide margin. It’s those young women who have the cash, the […]

 
Monday, March 6, 2006 | 11:00 AM
Julia Roberts playing Elizabeth Gilbert in the movie "Eat, Pray, Love"

The new movie starring Julia Roberts is out. Listen to an original interview with author Elizabeth Gilbert. We talk with her about soul seeking, resetting her compass, and her book “Eat, Pray, Love.”

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Thursday, August 4, 2005 | 11:00 AM
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On Point put together some of the greatest studio performances from its early years of interviews. Hear singer-songwriters Lori McKenna, Cassandra Wilson, Michelle Shocked, Laura Cantrell, and kd lang.

 
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Aug 21, 2014
In this November 2012, file photo, posted on the website freejamesfoley.org, shows American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. (AP)

An American is beheaded. We’ll look at the ferocity of ISIS, and what to do about it.

Aug 21, 2014
Jen Joyce, a community manager for the Uber rideshare service, works on a laptop before a meeting of the Seattle City Council, Monday, March 17, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. (AP)

We’ll look at workers trying to live and make a living in the age of TaskRabbit and computer-driven work schedules.

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Aug 20, 2014
In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, a monarch butterfly lands on a confetti lantana plant in San Antonio. A half-century ago Monarch butterflies, tired, hungry and bursting to lay eggs, found plenty of nourishment flying across Texas. Native white-flowering balls of antelope milkweed covered grasslands, growing alongside nectar-filled wildflowers. But now, these orange-and-black winged butterflies find mostly buildings, manicured lawns and toxic, pesticide-filled plants. (AP)

This year’s monarch butterfly migration is the smallest ever recorded. We’ll ask why. It’s a big story. Plus: how climate change is creating new hybridized species.

 
Aug 20, 2014
A man holds his hands up in the street after a standoff with police Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP)

A deep read on Ferguson, Missouri and what we’re seeing about race, class, hope and fear in America.

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Your (Weird? Wonderful? Wacky?) Roommate Stories
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

We asked, and you delivered: some of the best roommate stories from across our many listener input channels.

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Our Week In The Web (August 15, 2014)
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

On Pinterest, Thomas the Tank Engine and surprising population trends from around the country. Also, words on why we respond to your words, tweets and Facebook posts.

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Nickel Creek Plays Three Songs LIVE For On Point
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Nickel Creek shares three live (well, mostly) tracks from their interview with On Point Radio.

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