On Point with Tom Ashbrook

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How To Get Fit, For Less

Spring training. From easy-access yoga to outdoor exercise meet-ups, exercise plans you'll want to do.

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Week In The News: Germanwings Crash, Ted Cruz 2016, Yemen Unravels

The co-pilot and the plane in the Alps? Ted Cruz announces 2016 bid. Heinz buys Kraft. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Hey Kids! Go Outside, Already

American kids today spend only four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors. We hear a new call to raise the "wild child."

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Our Protest-Free New Gilded Age

In our age of hyper-inequality, historian Steve Fraser asks when the little guy stands up and says "enough." He's with us.

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Wallet-To-Wallet, Peer-To-Peer: A Digital Payments Boomlet

"Tap and pay": mobile money, peer-to-peer, all over now. SnapChat, Venmo, now Facebook Messenger. We'll look at security and the new anthropology of digital money.

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America, Versus Itself

Is America now its own worst enemy? Blowing a future that should be good? Harvard's Joseph Nye and the New Yorker's John Cassidy join us.

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Coal And American Energy Futures

The new battle over American coal, before the Supreme Court and beyond.

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Yemen Verges On Multi-Front Civil Conflict

Yemen on the brink. US Special Operations forces have pulled out. Al Qaeda and the Islamic State are leaning in. A counter-terrorism vacuum looms. We'll go there.

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The Sweet Memphis Sound Of 'Beale Street'

Walkin' in Memphis. We'll look at the history of Beale Street and how the Memphis Sound came to be.

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New Solutions For Dire California Drought

California Governor Jerry Brown, and his billion-dollar emergency drought plan. We'll look at dry California's options, including turning to the sea.

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