Let’s make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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The United States has fought against authoritarian governments. Does that mean it can't happen here? Matthew MacWilliams and Larry Bartels join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Both campaigns agree -- the road to the White House runs through the Tar Heel state. In our final voter roundtable, we hear from voters in North Carolina. VonGretchen Pough, Bill Poole, Brandon Beavers and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
On today's show, we were joined by our favorite finance experts Michelle Singletary and Rana Foroohar to check in on our country’s economy, seven months into the pandemic.
And whenever we talk to those two, we’re reminded that the struggles of the COVID economy aren’t just about the numbers. It’s also about the lived experiences. In this segment, we hear two stories about the economic impact of the pandemic.
How is our economy doing seven months into the pandemic? And with winter on its way, are we prepared to handle the slew of challenges that will come with it? We talk about the state of our economy. Rana Foroohar and Michelle Singletary join Meghna Chakrabarti.
On Point's Dorey Scheimer speaks with Ukraine’s Minister for Foreign Affairs about Russian disinformation campaigns, mistakes made by the media, and why democracies are particularly vulnerable to election interference.
The anatomy of a disinformation campaign. How does a bad faith post get mistaken for the truth? We talk about how the tentacles of disinformation reach into millions of homes. Nina Jankowicz and Secretary Frank LaRose join Meghna Chakrabarti.
David Pettee used to take regular morning walks around Fresh Pond Reservoir in Cambridge, Massachusetts. David had cancer, and the walks brought him hope and peace. David died on September 13th. Today, in remembrance, we invite you to listen again.
Days before the end of voting — COVID infections are climbing. What are the campaigns focusing on, and what does that tell us about their vision for the future? Jack Beatty, Julie Rovner and Lisa Lerer join Meghna Chakrabarti.
865,000. That's the number of women pushed out of the workforce last month. It’s a consistent downward trajectory for women in this pandemic. We heard from women all around the country, many of them struggling and all of them grappling with what this 'shecession' means for their future.
The 'shecession.' More women are losing their jobs than men. What's the long-term impact on families? C. Nicole Mason and Alicia Modestino join Meghna Chakrabarti.
On this week's voter roundtable, we hear from people affected by COVID-19. How do they feel about President Trump’s response to the pandemic? David Dahlstrom, Denise Carr and Lupe Harpster join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Worried about voting integrity -- or what happens after your ballot is cast? We discuss what we know about the integrity of the votes cast by America's 538 electors. Barton Gellman, Jason Harrow and Bertrall Ross join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Voting is one of the most essential rights of any democratic citizen. We take a look at the various forms of voter suppression we see across the country, and discuss how it's affecting American democracy ahead of the November presidential election. Theodore Johnson, Harmeet Dhillon and Joshua Douglas join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Everlean Rutherford arrived at her early polling location in Cobb County, Georgia at around 10 in the morning. She didn't leave until it was her turn to cast her vote — almost 10 hours later.
This week, a split screen on the future of American democracy. From early voting to Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings, we make sense of the week's news. Jack Beatty, Stephen Henderson and Meg Kinnard join Meghna Chakrabarti.
The Department of Homeland Security says white nationalism is a major domestic terrorism threat. Is that, coupled with distrust in the electoral system, a recipe for political violence in November? Mary B. McCord, Devin Burghart and Eric K. Ward join Meghna Chakrabarti.
With the help of two historians, we take a look back at the 1960 presidential race between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon.
We check in with voters from the sunshine state about the issues that matter to them as they weigh their options before the election. Laura Herbek, Mike Richards and Robin Reshard join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Cofer Black, the CIA's counterterrorism chief from 1999 to 2002, talks about the months leading up to 9/11, and the Bush administration's failure to act on an 'unprecedented' amount of intelligence warning of Al-Qaida's domestic threat.
Why is it that sometimes Presidents know that there is a danger to the wellbeing of Americans, and still do nothing? We talk with people who were in the room in 2001 and 2020. Chris Whipple and Olivia Troye join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Ahead of her confirmation hearing on Monday, we'll talk about Amy Coney Barrett's record on women's rights — and where the definition of feminism diverges for some women. Erika Bachiochi and Fatima Goss-Graves join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We'll look at how the President's diagnosis — and his cavalier response — has tinged almost everything that happened this week. Paula Reid, Kimberly Atkins and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Cozy Etta Bryant weathered breast cancer and decades of racism before passing away from COVID-19 this year. Her granddaughter remembers her life and legacy.
Over her decades-long career, racism has never been far from journalist Michelle Singletary’s experience in the newsroom. Now, she’s confronting misconceptions around race. Michelle Singletary joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
You’re walking along a river bank in an American city. All of a sudden, you bump into … an art gallery. Artist Lloyd Williams has set up a small outdoor gallery next to the Charles River in Boston.
Every Wednesday, we’ve been listening to voters across the country. This week: younger voters, who are casting their ballots for the first time. What are their hopes and dreams for the country they’ll inherit? Garion Frankel, Bella D'Alacio and Jacob Cuenca join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Steven Gupton teaches health science at the James E. Shepard IB Magnet Middle school in Durham, North Carolina. Students still aren’t back in the classroom, and some of his students weren’t showing up for their remote classes. So, last week, Steven decided to visit his students at their homes to make sure they’re doing OK.
Millions of kids are learning remotely. A big change. Is it also an opportunity? Hilary Hughes, Stephanie Renee Jones and Chandra Hampson join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Mixed signals and information from the White House. Uncertainty around the truth of the president's health. A former adviser to the White House COVID-19 taskforce discusses her own time in the Trump White House, and what President Trump's coronavirus diagnosis means for the United States. Olivia Troye joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
President Trump's positive coronavirus diagnosis throws the country into another cycle of uncertainty. We talk about how to understand this moment, and what to expect next. Paula Reid, Olivia Troye and Michael Mina join Meghna Chakrabarti.
America witnesses a presidential debate like no other. The Supreme Court nominee tours Capitol Hill. And thousands more jobs are lost due to the pandemic. We review the week’s news. Nancy Cordes, Jack Beatty and Karen Tumulty join Jane Clayson.
The pandemic has taken a toll on all aspects of life, including romantic relationships. We’ll dig into what’s keeping couples together or breaking them apart. Ashley Fetters and Dr. Lexx Brown-James join Jane Clayson.
We've got some big news! Starting October 5, On Point will be reimagined into a single hour of highly produced, narrative radio.
More than 1 million dead around the world due to the coronavirus. We look at where the pandemic is headed in major nations such as India and Brazil. Terrence McCoy, Dr. Adeola Oyenubi and Jean Dreze join Meghna Chakrabarti.
What’s revealed in President Trump’s tax records – about the man, his businesses and tax code itself. Adam Davidson, Dan Alexander and Dorothy Brown join Meghna Chakrabarti.
It’s the latest in our series of voter roundtables – and this time we talk with a politically divided family in suburban Atlanta. Kelly Feyock, Chloe Feyock, Paige Feyock and Sophia Feyock join Meghna Chakrabarti.
President Trump and Joe Biden faced off in the first general election debate Tuesday. The candidates fielded questions on the pandemic, race and violence in the U.S., and more. We tally up the night's wins and losses. McKay Coppins, Jane Coaston and Nick Castele join Meghna Chakrabarti.
A Kentucky state police report contradicts the Kentucky Attorney General, and police bodycam footage shows officers potentially violating investigation procedures. New details are forcing more questions about power, propaganda and what justice might look like for Breonna Taylor. Errin Haines, Keisha Blain and Darcy Costello join Meghna Chakrabarti.
The best friends behind the podcast “Call Your Girlfriend.” Their new book details what it takes to maintain long distance friendships. Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman join Meghna Chakrabarti.
President Trump is moving swiftly to replace Justice Ginsburg. We take a close look at how his nominee Amy Coney Barrett will push the court rightward and what it means for the future of the country. Amy Howe, Kate Shaw and Jonathan Adler join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We're six months and more than 200,000 deaths into the coronavirus pandemic. We check in with an epidemiologist and a virologist about the latest on COVID-19. Tara Smith and Angie Rasmussen join Meghna Chakrabarti.
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the grand jury decision about Breonna Taylor’s killing shaped this week – and might shape years to come. Kimberly Atkins, John Harris and David Savage join Anthony Brooks.
The story of a Boston Globe reporter who decided to document his life with prostate cancer via a new – and very personal – podcast. Mark Shanahan, Dr. Mark Pomerantz and Tom Farrington join Anthony Brooks.
Kelita Butler didn’t know what TikTok would do for her cosmetics business when she made an account in May. But by the time President Trump threatened to ban the app in the U.S., she couldn’t imagine life without it.
Who owns TikTok? And what does that mean for you? We untangle the money and politics behind the fight to control the global social media giant. Louise Matsakis and Samm Sacks join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Election Day is fewer than six weeks away. But concerns around the election persist: Will it be safe to vote in person? How will states execute a variety of voting methods? Can we have faith in the legitimacy of the election results? We tackle those issues and more. Jena Griswold, Kim Wyman and Bertrall Ross join Meghna Chakrabarti.
In this week's voter roundtable, we talk with newly naturalized U.S. citizens. How do they feel as they prepare to vote for president for the first time? Ahmed Al-Zubaidi, Fabiola Landeros, Violeta Cruz Perez and Vadym Ostrovsky join Meghna Chakrabarti.
“We have been studying Washington politics and Congress for more than 40 years, and never have we seen them this dysfunctional.” Norm Ornstein wrote that back in 2012. Eight years later, does Ornstein think there’s any way for the U.S. to regain institutional and political stability? We ask him. Norm Ornstein and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Power is up for grabs in the Senate this November and a Supreme Court vacancy is only escalating the stakes of key races. We talk about how Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could have an impact on races in Maine, North Carolina, Colorado and Arizona. Anthony Brooks, Steve Mistler, Dan Shea and Seung Min Kim join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We talk about where we are in the development of a coronavirus vaccine and what we know about the criteria for making a vaccine public. Andrew Joseph, Natalie Dean and Dr. Eric Topol join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her work in the 1970s proved that the Constitution prohibits gender discrimination and that equality between the sexes ought to be an affirmative American right. We talk with women in law today about how Ginsburg changed the nation. Nancy Gertner, Kathleen Peratis, Barbara McQuade and Laura Brill join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We discuss the political response to Ginsburg’s death, and what it reveals about the fragility of U.S. institutions. How is American democracy being tested now? Anne Applebaum and Stephen Henderson join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Wildfires rage in the West, as Hurricane Sally slams the Gulf Coast. We take that up and more in our week in review. Anita Kumar, Sewell Chan and Lisa DesJardins join Jane Clayson.
We talk to campus leaders around the country about a challenging semester for college students.
Millions of Americans still haven’t yet received their benefits after being laid off during the pandemic. Denise Mines is one of them. First thing she did after being furloughed: followed all of the steps to get her unemployment benefits. Should have been pretty easy, right?
Six months after the pandemic caused a historic number of Americans to lose their jobs, millions still haven’t gotten their unemployment benefits. We take a look at why. Clio Chang and Pamela Herd join Meghna Chakrabarti.
What we can learn from Dwight Eisenhower's life and leadership. Susan Eisenhower and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We talk with a roundtable of military veterans about the presidential election. What qualities are most essential in a commander in chief? What role does -- and what role should -- the U.S. military play in protecting American democracy?
A mathematician turns gender into a math problem. We hear how math can help us rethink ingrained conceptions of gender. Eugenia Cheng joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
The West Coast is facing some of the worst wildfires in its history. We take a look at the role of forest management in helping control these fires. Monica Samayoa, John Bailey and Gov. Jay Inslee join Meghna Chakrabarti.
What has become of the common good? Political theorist Michael Sandel traces how meritocracy went from a satiric idea in the 1950s to a bedrock of American culture – and what we might have lost in its ascendance.
As we look forward to potentially unprecedented numbers of mail-in ballots in November, should we be preparing for an election night that drags on longer than normal? Noah Oppenheim and Margaret Sullivan join Meghna Chakrabarti.
From sending our kids back to school to flying on an airplane, we talk about how to make informed decisions during a pandemic. Emily Oster joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
The 2020 campaign heats up. The Senate takes up a pared down COVID-19 relief bill. And evidence that the president knew the threat of the coronavirus in February. All that and more in our week in review. Jack Beatty, Monica Alba and Kimberly Atkins join Anthony Brooks.
We look at a 14-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. What does a border mean in an interconnected world? DW Gibson, Nicole Ramos, Serge Dedina and Stan Rodriguez join Anthony Brooks.
A rebroadcast of our conversation with legendary civil rights activist Bob Moses and historian Taylor Branch on the history that’s being made in 2020.
We discuss the lessons of the classic novel “Lord of the Flies.” Should humans be living by the notion of survival of the fittest — or survival of the kindest? Rutger Bregman and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Next in our voter roundtable: Wisconsin. What do voters in Wisconsin want from elected officials? How are the recent events in Kenosha affecting their vote? Randy Schmidt, Cassi Mennenoh and Alexis Arnold join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We talk with entrepreneur and author Margaret Heffernan about how we can best survive -- and even embrace -- the chaos of a pandemic.
Russia is attempting to interfere with the presidential election yet again. What’s Moscow doing this time? Jack Delaney, Miles Taylor and Nina Jankowicz join Meghna Chakrabarti.
In December 2019, historian Tim Snyder got so sick he almost died. Snyder says his hospital experience taught him about the powerful relationship between health and liberty in the United States. Timothy Snyder joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Det. Sgt. Heather Taylor joins us to talk about being a Black woman in law enforcement, the violence she’s experienced in her own life, and how that’s shaped her views and hopes for her career and country. Det. Sgt. Heather Taylor joined Meghna Chakrabarti.
We look back on the life and work of the great American writer and thinker James Baldwin. Eddie Glaude, Jr. joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
The electoral college has been a fixture of American democracy -- and criticism -- since the nation’s founding. We’ll explain why it endures. Alex Keyssar, Tara Ross and Jack Beatty join Anthony Brooks.
60 years ago, Jane Goodall first began her close observations of Tanzania’s chimpanzees. Equipped with simple binoculars, a notebook and patience, she transformed the way the world understood primates and wildlife. She joins us to look back on her legacy, and discuss the urgent challenges around climate and conservation. Jane Goodall joins Anthony Brooks.
Sports teams and athletes around the country held strikes last week to stand up against racial injustice. We talk about this moment in sports activism, and its history and future. Howard Bryant, Amira Rose Davis and Etan Thomas join Meghna Chakrabarti.
College students across the country are returning to campuses for the first time since the pandemic hit. But some campuses closed almost as soon as they opened. We look at how the decisions are being made to reopen higher ed. Andy Thomason, Holden Thorp and Caroline Anders join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We talk with more voters. This time, Democrats. Some are all in on Joe Biden. Others will be holding their noses at the ballot box. What do Democratic voters want for -- and from -- their candidate? Rodrigo Gomez-Carlin, Melissa Brant and Andrea McCoy join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Fiscal policy in a pandemic. We discuss why COVID-19 is giving a bigger voice to economists with very different ways of looking at the deficit. Stephanie Kelton, Joseph Stiglitz and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Across the country this summer, we’ve seen vigilante militants incite violence at protests for racial justice. We talk to a former FBI agent who went undercover with right-wing militants in the 1990s about the groups' overlap with law enforcement. Michael German, Jonathan Levinson and LaFleur Stephens-Dougan join Meghna Chakrabarti.
It’s been 15 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated our country. And while many of us remember the storm as an acute moment in history, a new book is making a case that the lead-up to Katrina made its impacts inevitable. We talk about the structural issues that affected our recovery from Katrina, and what more needs to be done. Sarah Broom, Andy Horowitz and Jarvis DeBerry join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We’ll drop down in several different cities around the country with our reporters’ roundtable for an update on protests and the pandemic, and to see how the after effects of the political conventions are playing out across America. LaToya Dennis, Luis Carrasco, Molly Peterson and Rose Scott join Meghna Chakrabarti.
An announcement from the White House could expand rapid COVID-19 testing significantly as President Trump boasts about U.S. testing capacity. Harvard epidemiologist Dr. Michael Mina joins Meghna Chakrabarti to lay out the testing failures so far, and discuss how rapid tests could help get our lives back to normal in the pandemic.
President Trump defies the Hatch Act at the Republican Convention. The Gulf Coast is slammed by one of the most powerful storms in decades. And a police shooting in Wisconsin rocks communities across the country. All that and more in our weekly news roundup. Jane Coaston, Mary Bruce and Paula Reid join Jane Clayson.
Wall Street Journal editor Gerald Seib has been a fly on the wall of the Republican Party over the past 40 years. He joins us to unspool the history that led up to President Trump’s election in 2016, and chart the course of the GOP into the future. Gerald Seib, Oren Cass and Mindy Finn join Jane Clayson.
We’re talking to voters who cast their ballots for Donald Trump in 2016. Four years later, they explain the issues they care about, what they think of the job President Trump has done, and how they’ll vote this time around. Cheryl Johnson, Matt Powell and Tommy Stallings join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We’ll talk to the mayor of Kansas City and others about the challenges to running their cities now. Protests, coronavirus, unemployment — we’ll discuss the way forward at the local level. Quinton Lucas and David Holt join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We’ll look at Vice President Mike Pence – his record as VP, and his role in the Trump re-election campaign. Michael D'Antonio joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Does a nation in the midst of an historic pandemic and deep political division still need satire? We'll ask veteran satirist Samantha Bee, who joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
The GOP will not roll out a new party platform ahead of the 2020 presidential race, instead opting to declare fealty to President Trump’s agenda. So, what does the Republican Party stand for now? Tim Alberta joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Postmaster general Louis DeJoy has maintained under oath that his changes to the U.S. Postal Service have nothing to do with President Trump’s reelection. We talk about why it’s still significant that the president is going after a public institution, and the state of our democracy. Lisa Rein and Susan Stokes join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Today marks day one of the Republican National Convention; what can we expect from President Trump as he makes his case for a second term? Philip Rucker, Steve Harrison, Julia Terruso and Matt Mackowiak join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Last week, a Senate committee outlined the Trump 2016 campaign's ties to Russia, and a Russian opposition leader was hospitalized in a potential poisoning. We'll talk Vladimir Putin's strategy of power. Masha Gessen and Mark Mazzetti join Meghna Chakrabarti.
A historic Democratic convention. Furor over the postal service. And universities thrown off course by COVID-19. It’s our weekly news roundup. Karen Travers, Elizabeth Landers and Laura Barrón-López join Jane Clayson.
Columnist E.J. Dionne has called on progressives and moderates in the Democratic party to unite under what he calls a banner of decency, dignity and democracy. Does he think that’s happened? E.J. Dionne and Charlene Carruthers join Jane Clayson.
Joe Biden is officially the Democratic party’s presidential nominee. We look back at Biden’s political career, from his election to the senate at age 29, to his first run for president, and beyond. Phil Freedman, Steven Levingston, Jack Beatty and Jennifer Senior join Meghna Chakrabarti.
The Prince George’s County jail in Maryland allegedly puts people with COVID-19 into cells dirty with body fluids. Staff throw supplies through the door. Many people at the jail haven’t been convicted. In fact, they haven’t even had their trials yet. So now, they’re taking the jail to court. Alfonso Diantignac, Katie Chamblee-Ryan, Aisha Braveboy and Marguerite Lanaux join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Who are the team of advisors and confidants that would influence a Biden presidency? We talk about the rising Democratic luminaries in the foreground, and the lobbyists hovering in the background. Aisha C. Mills, Robert Kuttner, Rep. Jim Clyburn and Sen. Cory Booker join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Foreign policy is in the Democratic platform, but it’s not a big talking point at the party convention. Maybe it should be. We talk with global analysts about why any plan to rebuild the U.S. internally might also rely on restoring the nation’s position internationally. Stephen Walt and Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Day two of the Democratic National Convention. We examine the party’s platform in detail. From ideas on controlling the pandemic to resuscitating the economy, what’s the Democratic vision for America? And is it achievable? Kimberly Atkins, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Brad DeLong and Rep. Ro Khanna join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We look back at the last century of voting and examine how women and women of color have impacted our politics. Errin Haines, Lisa Tetrault and Adele Logan Alexander join Meghna Chakrabarti.
The media and political conventions have long had a symbiotic relationship, with the RNC and DNC offering era-defining TV moments like Goldwater at the Cow Palace, and Obama’s star-making speech in 2004. This year it will all be on screens, with no uproarious applause. We talk about why that matters. David Folkenflik, Bakari Sellers and Dan Rather join Meghna Chakrabarti.
The federal eviction moratorium has expired, yet a staggering number of Americans still can’t make rent during the pandemic. Without a safety net, are renters barreling toward an eviction crisis? Emily Benfer, Josephine Lee, Latisha Gonzalez and Tiana Caldwell join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Kamala Harris on the Democratic presidential ticket. Congress stalled over stimulus package negotiations. All that and more in our weekly news roundup. Molly Ball, Monica Alba and Jack Beatty join Jane Clayson.
Three hosts of the breakout podcast “Teenager Therapy” give us a peek into their world with a discussion about the pandemic and the state of the nation. Gael Aitor, Mark Hugo and Isaac Hurtado join Anthony Brooks.
As N.H. voters head to the polls, we look back at the history of the state's outsized influence in presidential elections and whether it’s time to loosen the Granite State's grasp on primary politics. Lauren Chooljian, Jack Beatty and Megan Messerly join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Colorado is pushing a lot of boundaries and buttons lately. On fracking, gun law, marijuana, secession. We catch up with Colorado
From Tampa, Mitt’s big night. Paul Ryan’s debut. Isaac’s deep water and the Democrats rev up. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
“Inside Job” director Charles Ferguson on Wall Street now, and the crisis still to be addressed.
Health care and the high court. A JetBlue freak-out. The Trayvon Martin story grows. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Rick Santorum now ties or leads Mitt Romney in national polls. Is he the anti-Romney, the anti-Obama? We’ll look at “Mr. Faith and Family.”
The body count surges in Syria. The US closes its embassy. Russia and China have the West fuming over their UN veto. Where is this headed?
The dream and reality of living off the land. A novice farmer tells his story.
Budget showdown in Washington. A major 9-11 trial is sent to Guantanamo. A full airliner rips open in flight. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
A new telling of the life of Malcolm X, from a biographer who’s already gone.
A new Republican budget plan would mean revolutionary changes for Medicare and Medicaid — for the old and poor and the country’s finances. We’ll look at what’s on the table.
Buying back your own privacy. The high cost of keeping your personal information personal.
A government shutdown looms as Democrats and Republicans fight over big budget cuts on Capitol Hill. We’ll dive in.
Scandal, succession, and investment icon Warren Buffet at 80.
Every president since Richard Nixon has vowed to get the U.S. off imported oil. We’ll take a tough look at the latest plan — President Obama’s.
College basketball’s March Madness makes millions – but not for the players. We’ll tap into the hot debate over sharing the NCAA spoils.
New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid on being captured by Gadhafi forces and what’s ahead for Libya.