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.
Justice Department Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Ferguson, Mo. The federal civil rights lawsuit comes after the Ferguson city council adjusted terms of a negotiated settlement meant to bring the police force, jail and local court system in line.
'Full Frontal' Showrunner: 'It's A Feminist Show Because We Are All Feminists' "But it's not a show about women stuff," Jo Miller says. <em>Full Frontal with Samantha Bee </em>covers refugees, mental health, prison and climate change, among other things.
Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us' State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.
Left To Fend For Himself, 'Pax' The Fox Must Find His Human Friend To research her new novel for young readers, author Sara Pennypacker consulted with a red fox expert. Her takeaway? "They're brilliant. Foxes are so brilliant," she says.
Bernie Sanders' Decisive Victory In New Hampshire Shakes Up Democratic Race NPR looks at the state of the Democratic presidential race after Bernie Sanders' decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.
State GOP Chair: South Carolina Primary 'Feels Very Wide Open' Now, it's on to South Carolina. The state will hold its Republican primary a week from Saturday. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to state GOP chairman Matt Moore about how South Carolina could change the Republican presidential race.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter Convenes Anti-ISIS Coalition Partners In Brussels Defense Secretary Ash Carter is convening his counterparts from more than two dozen anti-ISIS coalition partners in Brussels on Thursday. Carter aims to goad them into stepping up their contributions to the war on ISIS. But the meeting coincides with what Sunni Arab partners consider a far greater threat in Syria: a Russian-Iranian-Assad offensive on the verge of recapturing Aleppo from rebels.
GOP Candidates Head To South Carolina After Trump Victory In New Hampshire With the New Hampshire primary doing little to settle the GOP race, presidential candidates headed straight to South Carolina on Wednesday to start campaigning ahead of the state's primary in 10 days.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen Warns Of Growing Risks To U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear in congressional testimony Wednesday she sees an economy that faces increased risk. Her assessment was sufficiently downbeat to practically remove the possibility of another interest rate hike at the Fed's next monetary policy meeting in March.
Coal Country Reacts To Supreme Court Stay On Obama Clean Power Plan The U.S. Supreme Court has put a hold on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which would significantly regulate coal, after 27 states sued over the proposal. Among them was Wyoming, which produces more coal than any other state. NPR reports on how the court's stay is being received in coal producing states.