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.
Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
After Boston Drops Olympic Bid, U.S. Committee Scrambles To Find New Choice NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Andrew Zimbalist, author of <em>Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup</em>, about cities' reluctance to host the Olympics.
Greenpeace Activists Protest Shell Oil's Plan To Drill In The Arctic Ocean NPR's Melissa Block speaks with KUCB reporter John Ryan about how protesters are trying to block Shell's plan to drill in the Arctic by keeping a Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland, Ore.
From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations The silent generation is still paying off mortgages, and baby boomers aren't done with student loans. A new study by Pew Charitable Trusts also shows fewer millennials are taking on mortgages.
Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
University Of Cincinnati Police Officer Indicted In Killing Of Black Motorist An Ohio grand jury has indicted University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose, who was pulled over on July 19 because he was missing license plate.
Afghan Government Says Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Is Dead The Afghan government said Wednesday that Taliban leader Mullah Omar "died in April 2013 in Pakistan." The news comes just as peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban are due to resume.
Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr. Charged For Political Corruption Rep. Fattah, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, was indicted Wednesday over alleged involvement in a scheme that included bribery, illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.