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.
Bill Cosby Admitted To Acquiring Drugs To Give To A Woman For Sex NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews MaryClaire Dale, an Associated Press reporter, about the court documents showing Cosby said in 2005 he got quaaludes to give to a woman with whom he wanted to have sex.
S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From State House Grounds Lawmakers in South Carolina began debating Monday whether to remove the Confederate flag that flies in front of the State House in Columbia, S.C.
First Measles Death In 12 Years Renews Vaccination Concerns A woman from Washington state died of measles last week. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to <em>Seattle Times</em> reporter JoNel Aleccia about the first confirmed measles death in the United States in 12 years.
Correction: Revolutionary War History When it comes to American Revolutionary War history, we messed up and should be tarred and feathered. NPR's Robert Siegel and Kelly McEvers correct a mistake we should have caught on Friday's program: when the Revolutionary War actually ended.
With Corruption Rampant, Good Cops Go Bad In Texas' Rio Grande Valley How does a promising young cop go from town hero to drug trafficker? A former rogue officer details what lead him to the dark side in a region known for corruption.
U.N. Report Highlights Surprising Global Progress On Poverty Goals In 2000 the world's leaders agreed on an ambitious plan for attacking global poverty by 2015. Called the Millennium Development Goals, these time-bound targets spurred an unprecedented aid effort that helped slash the share of people living in extreme poverty in half. Now nations are hammering out an even broader set of goals for 2030, but this time the task is proving highly controversial. The Millennium Development Goals were drafted in a highly casual way and that simple process proved the key to their success.
Hospitals Set New Restrictions On Who Can Perform Risky Surgeries It turns out you are way more likely to have major complications, including death, at the hands of an unskilled surgeon than a specialist. Now three leading teaching hospitals are changing the rules.