President Obama Addresses the Nation on Immigration President Obama will address the nation tonight at 5pm from the White House to unveil executive actions on immigration. KCRW will carry live anchored special coverage hosted by NPR's Melissa Block that will include the President's speech and analysis.
Car Ride Service Puts Gender In The Driver's Seat Car share programs are extremely popular, but so are concerns for safety. NPR's Tess Vigeland talks to Stella Mateo, founder of SheRides, which allows passengers to choose the gender of their driver.
Still Few Answers In Killing Of 43 Students In Mexico Protests continue over the government's response to the apparent killing of 43 young students in Mexico. NPR's Tess Vigeland speaks with Daniel Wilkinson about Mexico's record of human rights abuses.
How One Family Is Reacting To Obama's Immigration Plan This week, President Obama announced an executive action to protect millions from deportation. NPR's Tess Vigeland speaks with Arlete Pichardo about her reaction to the news, and how it will affect her family.
What Does Its Chosen Banner Say About ISIS? The so-called Islamic State is known for its social media savvy, but they also use more traditional propaganda: a flag. Tess Vigeland talks with vexillologist Ted Kaye about its design and history.
Some In Las Vegas Not Sold On Obama's Immigration Pitch President Obama made his sales pitch for why five million people should be protected from deportation, Friday. But many in Las Vegas, where Obama defended the executive action, aren't happy about the changes.
Ferguson Continues Anxious Wait For Grand Jury Decision Ferguson, Mo., is on edge this weekend as residents await the grand jury's decision on whether or not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art A photographer's journey along the U.S.-Mexico border turned up dramatic images of lost possessions. Those found items were later made into instruments that sound just like that desolate landscape.
In Bowling Alleys And In Rock Clubs, The Dude Abides <em>The Big Lebowski </em>star Jeff Bridges is known as an actor, but he's been playing music for just as long. "Whenever I'm working, I'll have my guitar with me," he says.
Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don't address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.