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.
Chicago To Replace Famed Ferris Wheel With Taller One NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Alexander Eisenschmidt, an assistant professor of architecture at University of Illinois at Chicago, about the new Chicago Ferris Wheel.
Donald Trump Controversy Highlights Influence Of Hispanics In U.S. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
In Philadelphia's Fishtown, A Fierce Debate Over The Fate Of A Polish Church The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city's oldest Polish church, but it's facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.
Portland, Ore., Soccer Fans Gear Up For Women's World Cup Final It's the U.S. and Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada — a rematch of the 2011 championship. Soccer-crazed fans in Portland, Ore., who watched Japan's fortuitous win over England this week, provide plenty of insight about what it will take for the U.S. team to avenge it's loss four years ago.
Chief Bailout Negotiator: Greece Needs An 'Economically Sustainable' Deal NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Euclid Tsakalatos, Greece's deputy foreign minister and chief negotiator in the bailout talks, about Sunday's referendum and what yes and no votes would mean.
Kids Of Richard Dreyfuss Remember Their Dad In 'Jaws' An encore of a conversation with Ben and Emily Dreyfuss, the adult children of actor Richard Dreyfuss, after they re-watched <em>Jaws</em>. This story originally aired on <em>Morning Edition</em> on July 8, 2014.
Scrapped Declaration Of Independence Passage Denounced Slavery Most everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. But most don't know about a very big edit before the final draft.
What Happened To British Loyalists After The Revolutionary War? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Maya Jasanoff, a professor of British and imperial history at Harvard University, about the loyalists and what happened when they lost.
Week In Politics: New GOP Candidates, Donald Trump NPR's Rachel Martin talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of <em>The New York Times</em> and E.J. Dionne of the <em>Washington Post</em> and Brookings Institution about this week's GOP announcements.