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Historians Reflect On The White House Presidential Transition

A celebration of Martin Luther King. A vigil for the 400,000 Americans lost to the pandemic. A new president and vice...

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What To Know About The First Executive Orders Of The Biden Administration

President Joe Biden signs 17 executive orders in his first hours in office. We dig into what they say, where Biden...

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How Joe Biden's Catholic Faith Informs His Politics

President Joe Biden carries a rosary in his pocket and attends Mass regularly. How does his faith inform his...

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How Joe Biden's Catholic Faith Informs His Politics

Joe Biden carries a rosary in his pocket and attends Mass regularly. How does his faith inform his politics? And...

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How This Photojournalist Captured Barack Obama's Favorite Election 2008 Photo

On election night 2008, photojournalist Matt Mendelsohn went to the Lincoln Memorial and took a picture of the people...

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Inside The Last-Minute Policy Shifts Of The Trump Administration

In its final days of power, the Trump administration is making last minute policy changes on the environment, foreign...

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Radio Diary: How One Cafe Maintains Community Amid LA's COVID Surge

Los Angeles is experiencing a devastating coronavirus surge. On Saturday, LA County became the first county to reach...

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In LA, 10 People Test Positive For COVID-19 Every Minute. What's Behind The Surge?

Los Angeles county is one of the hottest COVID hotspots in the U.S. right now. Every minute, on average, 10 more...

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Mailbag: Your Voicemails On Insurrection, Impeachment And Democracy

Listener voices drive On Point. We get many voicemails, emails and social media messages with thoughts, concerns and...

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Voter Roundtable: Americans Talk Across Political Divides

We bring back guests from our voter roundtable series to hear how they're thinking through insurrection and...

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The Racist Roots Of The Capitol Insurrection

America's racist roots were on display as pro-Trump extremists paraded the confederate flag in the Capitol on Jan....

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How To Quell A Domestic Insurgency

Pro-Trump extremists breached the Capitol, attacked police and called for the Vice President's execution. Now,...

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Insurrection And Its Aftermath: What Should Accountability Look Like?

House Democrats introduce an article of impeachment. What should accountability look like in the aftermath of the...

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Online Extremists And Law Enforcement: Lessons From The Capitol Hill Insurrection

Right-wing extremists plotted their Capitol insurrection openly on social media. So, what are they saying they'll do...

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Making Sense Of The Week: Pro-Trump Riot At Capitol, Democrats Win Senate

Republican Mitch McConnell sends a warning to party rebels. Rioters attack the Capitol. Democrats win the Senate. We...

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As Calls For Trump's Removal Increase, What Happens Next?

Calls grow for the president's removal, from top Democrats and at least one Republican. In a special edition of On...

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Chaos At The Capitol: What A Day Of Insurrection Means For America

Yesterday, a mob descended on the United States Capitol. The world witnessed the consequences of rhetoric that...

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'Stay Above It': Ex-Defense Secretary Hagel's Call To Protect The Nation

As President Trump continues his efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election, Hagel joins On Point...

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Former Defense Secretary William Cohen On How Trump's Push To Overturn The Election Threatens Democracy

President Donald Trump is attempting to subvert the will of the voters and overturn his election loss. But is he...

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Vaccine Mistrust And How To Overcome It

The pandemic could end in 2021, if enough Americans get vaccinated. But many don't want to. We take a look at what's...

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