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.
Hillary Clinton Makes History As She Secures Presidential Nomination Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination. She becomes the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.
Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why? First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.
Hillary Clinton Set To Become Formal Democratic Nominee For President Bill Clinton speaks Tuesday night after his wife Hillary Clinton formally becomes the Democratic nominee for president. One open question is how smoothly the nominating process will go.
Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles' Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
At The Democratic Convention, An Opportunity For Healing, Or More Disunity Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?
In Lake Huron, Underwater Treasures, And A Marine Sanctuary, Boost Tourism Industry Alpena, Mich., has turned the shipwrecks off its shores into a tourist attraction. Now, other Great Lakes towns are hoping to create freshwater marine sanctuaries of their own.
More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
Three Dead After Attack On French Church; The Islamic State Claims Responsibility Two men attacked a church in Normandy, France, Tuesday morning during Mass. They took five people hostage and killed a priest before French police shot and killed them. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.
The Clinton Legacy On Fighting Crime And What Democrats Have Learned From It NPR's Audie Cornish talks to California Attorney General Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Convention about the Democrats' positions on Black Lives Matter and criminal justice reform.
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Historic Circumnavigation The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi, where its journey began 17 flights ago in March 2015. Alternating with another pilot, Bertrand Piccard flew around the world with no fuel.
Why The Public Perception Of Crime Exceeds The Reality Americans are more afraid of crime, even though the crime rates are down, Nikki Usher of George Washington University tells NPR's Robert Siegel. Usher says that the media is reporting crime more, and in new ways. The more people consume bad news in the world, she explains, the more they believe it is more dangerous than it really is.