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.
It's A Beautiful Tree But It Causes A Stink The disease-resistant Callery pear once was American cities' street tree of choice. One community in Pennsylvania has banned it. <em>This story originally aired on </em>All Things Considered<em> on April 24, 2015.</em>
Breaking Boundaries At A Harlem Barbershop Black salons and barbershops, which serve as local hangouts, are pillars of the Harlem community. One relatively new resident enters one for a haircut for the first time.
After Nearly 60 Years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association Is Ending Telethons Long hosted by Jerry Lewis, the annual Labor Day weekend events raised nearly $2 billion and featured acts by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, John Lennon and many others.
The Orioles Won 8-2, But No Fans Were There To Watch NPR's Arun Rath talks with Dave Zirin of <em>The Nation</em> about Wednesday's eerily empty ballgame at Camden Yards and what Zirin calls "sports-driven apartheid."
After Police Are Charged In Gray's Death, Baltimore Awaits Next Steps A day after Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, residents of the neighborhood where he grew up hope change will come to the area.
Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.
Author Hopes Holocaust-Themed Picture Book Will Prompt Conversations Jane Yolen's latest is a children's book about a family trying to survive the Holocaust in France. "I consider <em>Stone Angel </em>a kind of starting place for parents to talk to their kids," she says.
John Lydon: The Foul-Mouthed Yob Sets The Record Straight "After reading so much rubbish written about me over the years, it became obvious that I had to just tell it like it is," Lydon tells NPR's Arun Rath. Lydon just wrote his memoir, <em>Anger Is An Energy</em>.