To the Point

To the Point

A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

While Trump cuts environmental protections, Democrats debate climate change -- when reporters give them a chance. CNN didn’t ask until the second half of the latest debate.

President Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah brushed with armed conflict this week. Did it all begin with the U.S.

In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions.

The White House insider who blew the whistle on President Trump remains under federal protection.  But whistle-blowing is a dangerous game.

Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves.  In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.

Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

Donald Trump took office with more generals in his cabinet than any previous president. It didn’t take long for all to resign or be fired.