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.
Total Solar Eclipse Travels From Oregon To South Carolina From coast to coast, a total solar eclipse crossed the United States on Monday. Fourteen states were in the path of total darkness, while a partial eclipse was visible in other parts of the country.
Americans View Astronomical Show As Total Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across U.S. The total solar eclipse swept across the country on Monday from Oregon to South Carolina. A partial eclipse was also visible in other parts of the U.S. <em>All Things Considered</em> checked in with some listeners who witnessed the eclipse.
Darkness Falls Across The Land As Total Solar Eclipse Passes Over U.S. It was dark during the day on Monday as the total solar eclipse traveled across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. NPR heard from some people who witnessed the astronomical show.
Despite Different Styles, Dick Gregory And Jerry Lewis Inspired Generations Of Comics Two giants of comedy died this weekend. Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis had very different styles, but both men were hugely influential. There are many comedians who drew equal parts inspiration from both men.
Secret Service Struggles To Pay Agents Who Hit Overtime Caps Protecting Trump The Secret Service is in the middle of a pay crunch. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Kevin Johnson, the reporter who broke the story for <em>USA Today</em>, about how thousands of agents have already reached federal salary caps.
Phoenix Prepares For Possible Unrest As Trump Holds Campaign Style Rally Phoenix is preparing for a visit Tuesday by President Trump. Police are preparing for possible clashes between immigration advocates and anti-immigrant activists.
Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus Describes Trump's Options In Afghanistan President Trump will give a speech Monday night on Afghanistan. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Petraeus, a retired U.S. Army general and former commander of troops in Afghanistan, about the state of the war in Afghanistan.
Past Presidents Used Prime Time Addresses To Outline Afghanistan Strategy As President Trump prepares to deliver an address Monday night on his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, NPR looks back on previous presidential addresses to the nation regarding this war.
Trump Confronts Major Choice On How To Proceed In Afghanistan President Trump addresses the nation Monday night on "the way forward" in Afghanistan. NPR looks at the range of options available to the president and the situation on the ground.
States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs Growing marijuana takes a lot of energy, which comes into conflict with state efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. Now, some places are helping the pot industry to become more energy efficient.
10 U.S. Navy Sailors Missing After Destroyer Collides With Tanker Off Singapore The destroyer USS John S McCain collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore early Monday local time. Ten U.S. Navy sailors are missing, and five were injured. This is the fourth mishap involving a warship with the U.S. 7th Fleet in the past year.
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