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.
Kaya Henderson On Education And Her Tenure As D.C. Schools Chancellor Michel Martin interviews Kaya Henderson, who has served as chancellor for D.C. Public Schools for six years and will step down on Oct. 1.
New York Fertility Doctor Says He Created Baby With 3 Genetic Parents The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA of three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Teenage Telephone Operator Reveals Loneliness In Terkel's 'Working' Sharon Griggins was 17 years old and working for Illinois Bell as a telephone operator when she was interviewed by Studs Terkel. For a job that required talking to people all day long, Griggins told Terkel that it was a remarkably lonely profession. This is part of our series, "Working Then and Now," from Radio Diaries and Project &.
Street Signs Connect Modern Day Toronto To Indigenous History A neighborhood business improvement project in Toronto recently put up official street signs featuring Anishinaabe translations of the street names as a nod to the indigenous history of the place. The project was started by Susan Blight, an indigenous artist and activist.
How An Engineer's Desperate Experiment Created Fracking The fracking boom in America kicked off almost by accident. An engineer worried about losing his job kept experimenting until he hit on a technique that changed the world.
Presidential Debate Viewership Signals Changing Media Consumption Habits Many pundits and observers anticipated a record or near-record TV audience for Monday night's debate — the first of three — between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The predictions indicate that the media consumption habits of many Americans have changed since the last set of presidential debates four years ago.
Clinton, Trump Clash Over Stop And Frisk In First Debate The practice of stop and frisk came up repeatedly in the first presidential debate. NPR takes a look at whether the assertions comport with the facts.