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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.More from On Point »

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'Good Cooking Is For Everyone': Why Samin Nosrat Wants To Honor All Chefs

Award-winning chef and writer Samin Nosrat, on the fundamentals of great food. She wants her Netflix series to change the face of cooking shows. Nosrat joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

'Good Cooking Is For Everyone': Why Samin Nosrat Wants To Honor All Chefs

The $8 Billion Question: President Trump's Border Wall And National Emergency

President Trump declares a national emergency to fund that border wall. We'll unpack the politics and legal hurdles. Paula Reid, Claire Finkelstein and Stephen Vladeck join Meghna Chakrabarti.

The $8 Billion Question: President Trump's Border Wall And National Emergency

Green New Deal Aims To Address Climate Change. Would It Work Without Nuclear Power?

You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It's a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it. Lisa Friedman, Gregory Jaczko and Michael Shellenberger join David Folkenflik.

Green New Deal Aims To Address Climate Change. Would It Work Without Nuclear Power?

Week In The News: National Emergency, Parkland, Amazon New York And More

President Trump to sign the border deal and declare a national emergency. The first anniversary of Parkland. Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters. Karen Tumulty, Franco Ordoñez and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Week In The News: National Emergency, Parkland, Amazon New York And More

'Modern Love' On Valentine's Day: Stories Of Love, Loss And Redemption From Readers

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we'll talk with Daniel Jones, editor of the New York Times column Modern Love. A lot has changed since it debuted in 2004. Jones joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

'Modern Love' On Valentine's Day: Stories Of Love, Loss And Redemption From Readers

Parkland, 1 Year Later: Gun Violence Continues To Plague Young U.S. Population

In a year since Parkland, more than 1,000 young people have died in gun violence. We talk to the reporters who counted the numbers and tell the stories. Caitie Switalski, Caitlin Ostroff, Akoto Ofori-Atta and Auhjanae McGee join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Parkland, 1 Year Later: Gun Violence Continues To Plague Young U.S. Population

From Super Bowl Ad To YouTube Videos, ASMR Is Giving People Tingles

Lip smacking, turning pages and scratching — they're all part of a phenomenon called ASMR. We look at why millions are captivated by these "brain tingles." Craig Richard, Leah Ableson and Suella join Meghna Chakrabarti.

As Measles Outbreak Continues, Calls For Vaccination Grow Louder

Measles cases mount in the Pacific Northwest, where vaccination rates are among the lowest in the nation. Now, lawmakers want to tighten some of those personal belief exemptions. John Wiesman, Rep. Paul Harris and Michelle Mello join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Meet Pete Buttigieg, The 37-Year-Old South Bend Mayor And Potential 2020 Candidate

Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, on why he's building a presidential run on what he calls "intergenerational justice." He joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

Meet Pete Buttigieg, The 37-Year-Old South Bend Mayor And Potential 2020 Candidate

Trump's Trip To El Paso: A Look At Immigration From The Border

President Trump rallies for his Wall in El Paso, Texas. We'll hear the nuanced view a city inextricably linked to the southern border. Julián Aguilar, Mayor Dee Margo, Victor Manjarrez and Lisa Desjardins join Meghna Chakrabarti.

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