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.
What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money? Small police departments struggling with high crime and low budgets tend to pay fast-food wages, may employ officers with troubled pasts and can miss out on opportunities to learn from mistakes.
Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement The three-day partial government shutdown is coming to an end. Senate Democrats agreed to a stopgap funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to a vote on immigration legislation.
Sen. Angus King Reacts To Proposed Short-Term Funding Deal Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with Democrats. He shares his reactions to the deal temporarily ending the government shutdown with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.
Proposed Short-Term Funding Agreement Does Not Include DACA Protections A short-term spending agreement that seems to be headed to President Trump's desk on Monday does not include protections for DACA recipients that Democrats hoped for. Three DREAMers, Brittany Aguilera, Cesar Vargas and Carla Aguirre react to the proposed agreement.
VP Pence Says U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Will Open By End Of 2019 Vice President Pence announced the U.S. will open its embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019. That's faster than previously thought and comes despite Arab opposition to the move.
No Carts, No Cashiers: Amazon Opens Brick-And-Mortar Convenience Store Amazon opened its new brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public on Monday in Seattle. There are no carts or cashiers, and it's BYOB situation, meaning customers have to provide their own bags.
Tech Companies Working On Fixes For Fake News As Midterms Approach Fake news, hate speech and foreign interference are the notable examples of what went wrong online during the 2016 campaign. Facebook, Google and Twitter want to avoid a repeat in the 2018 midterms. They're working on fixes, but the solutions won't be easy.
Bangladesh Postpones Controversial Plan To Send Rohingya Refugees Back Home Bangladesh is postponing its attempt to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. Neither country is ready to start the process and the refugees say their demands for citizenship and return of property must be met before they agree to return to Myanmar.
On First Weekday Of Shutdown, Federal Workers Had To Sort Out Whether To Go To Work The breakthrough in the Senate to reopen the government came on the first weekday of the shutdown, when federal workers were trying to sort out whether to report for duty.
These Movies Once Had Oscar Buzz But Lost It The Oscar nominations come out tomorrow — and there are plenty of movies that won't make the cut. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with entertainment reporter Joe Reid about 2017's top movies that once had Oscar buzz but lost it.
Why TSA Officers Are Rooting For 'Get Out' The hit film <em>Get Out</em> may be the first horror film to get a Best Picture Oscar nomination since <em>The Silence of the Lambs.</em> A TSA officer plays a prominent --and positive — role in the movie. After years of being mocked, real TSA agents are delighted.
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