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.
How To Parent From Prison And Other Advice For Life Inside Johnathon Shillings just got out of prison. He talks to Macario Gonzales Jr., who is currently serving seven years, about how to be the father his daughters deserve — and avoid becoming a target.
Homeland Security Secretary Says She 'Did Not Hear' Trump Use 'That' Vulgar Word At a contentious congressional testimony, Kirstjen Nielsen said under oath said President Trump and others used "tough language" on immigration, but not a particular
The Fine Line Between A Bad Date And Sexual Assault: 2 Views On Aziz Ansari Babe.net published a woman's account of a date with comedian Aziz Ansari that she says turned into "the worst night" of her life. In conversation with NPR's Kelly McEvers, two writers — Caitlin Flanagan of <em>The Atlantic</em> and Anna North of <em>Vox</em> — discuss whether the story describes a bad date, sexual assault or something in between.
How The Convenience Economy Has Led To Clutter In Urban China The advent of shared bikes and food delivery service apps have led to an unprecedented amount of clutter on the sidewalks of China's largest city. Where pedestrians once walked freely, they now have to compete with speeding electric scooters belonging to armies of food delivery men along limited sidewalk space due to heaps of shared bicycles strewn about.
How Active Duty Military Are Navigating Changing Attitudes Toward Marijuana California is the latest state to begin legal recreational sale of marijuana. That presents a challenge to the thousands of active duty military — and their families — who must navigate changing attitudes toward marijuana use, which is still prohibited under federal law.
In Egypt, Potential Candidates Prepare To Enter Presidential Race Filing to run for president of Egypt begins this weekend, but potential candidates say they're afraid of the consequences of taking on hardline President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who looks to run again.
Held Captive By Their Parents, 13 Children Found In California On Sunday, 13 children were discovered emaciated, shackled and held captive by their parents in a home in Riverside County, California. The motive is still unknown. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with KVCR's Benjamin Purper, who was on the scene and is following the story.
White House Physician Says Trump Is In 'Excellent Health' The White House physician made public comments on Tuesday about President Trump's checkup at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Last week, the doctor said the president is in "excellent health."
Radio Artist, Writer Joe Frank Dies At 79 Radio artist and writer Joe Frank died Monday at age 79. Ira Glass, who worked as a production assistant for NPR programs that featured Frank, pays tribute to the artist whose approach to making radio has inspired producers around the country to experiment with and stretch the medium beyond traditional boundaries.
BlackRock CEO Says Companies Need To Do More Than Deliver Profits Laurence Fink, CEO of the investment firm BlackRock, is telling other CEOs they need to do more than just deliver profits. In a letter published by <em>The New York Times,</em> Fink says companies must show how they are making positive contributions to society.
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