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.
Solving Crimes With Pollen, One Grain Of Evidence At A Time Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.
Turkey's Armenian Artists Honor Their Community's Past Turkey is gradually allowing minority populations more avenues of expression, including in the arts. This week, thousands attended a rare and moving Istanbul performance of Armenian music and poetry.
Beauty Pill's 'Steven and Tiwonge' Is And Isn't A Protest Song Chad Clark of the band Beauty Pill walks us through creating "Steven and Tiwonge," a song about a gay couple in Malawi sentenced to 14 years in prison for their sexuality.
Why Some Native Actors Quit 'Ridiculous Six' NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Native American journalist Vincent Schiller about what led a group of Native American actors to walk off the set of Adam Sandler's Netflix movie — and why others stayed.
In Kabul, An Uneasy Springtime Equilibrium At the start of Afghanistan's "fighting season," officially declared by the Taliban on Friday, NPR producer Rebecca Hersher meets a group of boys who just want to fly their kites.
Devastating Earthquake Hits Nepal, Kills More Than 1,000 NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a <em>Nepali Times</em> editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
The World Music Education of Philip Glass In his new memoir, <em>Music Without Words</em>, the composer explains how a chance meeting with Ravi Shankar sparked a fascination with the cultures of the world and their music.
Lawless Libya: The Jumping Off Point For Migrants Heading To Europe NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Rebecca Murray, a freelance reporter for McClatchy in Libya, about the collapse of law and order, the rise of the self-declared Islamic State and the migrant crisis.