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.
A Most Vibrant Year For Cinematographer Bradford Young The man behind the look of <em>Selma</em> and <em>A Most Violent Year</em> talks about depicting violence, participating in history and being a black cinematographer in Hollywood.
London's Homeless Line Up For Free Meals From Mobile Sikh Kitchen Sikh temples traditionally offer meals to those in need. In suburban London, the homeless — regardless of their religion — are turning to a van run by Sikh volunteers for food.
How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment The groundbreaking ambulance service was created in the 1960s as the city struggled with racial tensions and poor medical transport. It trained African-American men to provide crucial emergency care.
How Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Washington Visit Playing In Israel? The prime minister is headed to Washington to address Congress despite objections from the White House. Host Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Emily Harris iabout how Israelis regard the controversial trip.
Young Louisville Percussionists Love Led Zeppelin — And Jimmy Page Loves Them Diane Downs teaches music to the Louisville Leopard Percussionists in Kentucky. She says she hopes the kids feel like rock stars now that a video of their Led Zeppelin medley went viral on YouTube.
A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.
For An Author In India's Capital, 'Hope, In Many Ways, Is Fiction' In his novel <em>She Will Build Him a City</em>, Raj Kamal Jha weaves the reality he sees as a journalist in New Delhi — where many gravitate looking for a better future — into a fictional, magical world.
Robert Christgau Reviews His Own Life One of rock music's most loved, feared and prolific scribes, the 72-year-old Christgau says he knew early on that he liked criticism better than journalism: "I didn't want to get into people's faces."
To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.