On Point

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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

Life and culture in the American South. We'll talk with native daughter and author Julia Reed about her new book "South Toward Home."

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The Trump-Cohen tapes. Deadline to reunite migrant families. A sizzling global heat wave. The roundtable dives in.
A dangerous and deadly heat wave grips the globe. We'll look at where and why it's happening.
President Trump tweets, "Tariffs are the greatest," but they're hurting farmers, so Trump is bailing them out. What does this tell us about his trade war?
Maria Butina is the latest accused Russian spy to infiltrate an American university. Investigative journalist Daniel Golden, author of "Spy Schools," has the story.
Coming soon — printing your own gun on a 3D printer. Is it the end of gun control?
Is your baby a boy or a girl? Maybe, it's a "theyby." We'll look at raising children without a gender designation.
The Trump administration proposes major changes to endangered species attentions. Critics call it a "death sentence for polar bears."
An intimate look at cancer from a doctor deep in the trenches. The soulful memoir is called "Cancerland."
Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they're watching for in the week ahead in Washington and the world.
A novel idea that started in Cleveland to bringing people together through book clubs. It's gone global.
The Summit crisis. President Trump in his own words. Suspected Russian spy jailed in the U.S. The roundtable dives in.
Disturbing stories this summer about white people calling the police on black people for cutting the grass or using the swimming pool. What's going on?
So, here we are. How are political strategists from both parties advising their candidates in this highly charged political moment?
Baseball's All-Stars batter up, but America's pastime is striking out in some big ways. We'll cover the bases.
We just can't wait until Friday. Join us for a special midweek edition of the news roundtable.
Something in Timothy Tyson's 2017 book "The Blood of Emmett Till" led the Justice Department to reopen its probe into the 1955 lynching.
In a Monday press conference, Trump did not attempt to push back on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.
Iowa's water pollution problem is getting worse and the impact is felt all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.
The eyes of the world are on Helsinki for the Trump-Putin summit. We're watching, too.