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.
Major Websites Experience Outages In Apparent Online Attack A number of major websites, including Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, were knocked out of service for parts of the day in a sprawling, sophisticated online attack.
Tiny Vessels Make Much Noise: Listen To Ants As They Walk The everyday ant seldom gets close enough to a microphone to be amplified and heard but 'The World According to Sound' podcast manages to let us listen to the insects as they go about their day.
101-Year-Old Chicago Cubs Fan Hopes Beloved Team Grants Her Birthday Wish Centenarian Virginia Wood has a birthday wish — a World Series title for her Chicago team. But they'll have to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers before they compete for the top prize.
Mixed Reaction As Calais Refugees Are Rehoused Across France Refugees from the soon-to-be-razed squatters camp in Calais are being resettled in reception centers across France. The country has traditionally been a haven for asylum seekers, but resettling the newest wave is dividing communities.
Federal Prosecutors: Former NSA Contractor's Alleged Theft Is 'Breathtaking' Federal prosecutors allege a former contractor for the National Security Agency stole a massive amount of classified government material. The defendant appeared in court Friday.
How A Woman Serving Life In Prison Made The Judge Who Sentenced Her Proud After the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, the Court ordered states to review the cases of prisoners given that sentence. We hear about one prisoner in that situation, Jennifer Pruit, and the connection she made with the judge that sentenced her.
U.S. Service Member Killed By IED Was Helping Iraq In Push To Retake Mosul The Pentagon was expected Friday to announce the identity of an American service member killed in Iraq while helping to support the offensive against Mosul. NPR's Tom Bowman tells us more.
Florida's Sumter County: The Browning And The Graying Of The Electorate Florida is home to many Democratic Latinos, but despite the growing Hispanic electorate, it remains highly competitive because it's also home to large numbers of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County in Florida, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.
Ex-Top Aide To Chris Christie Testifies In 'Bridgegate' Trial A former top staffer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified in Federal court that she told Christie about planned lane closures on the George Washington Bridge weeks before it happened. Christie has long denied any involvement in the closures, which were designed to punish his political opponents.