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.
South African Government Ramping Up Efforts To Get More Land Into Black Ownership Nearly a quarter century after the end of apartheid, whites still own most of the land in the country, and a new political party thinks it should be appropriated without compensation.
How To Watch 'Westworld' Even If You've Never Seen An Episode It's impossible to watch all the good TV out there. But that's no reason to shy away from the conversation around the buzziest small-screen delights. David Chen and Joanna Robinson host the podcast <em>Decoding Westworld,</em> and join NPR's Ailsa Chang to talk about HBO's Westworld.
Why Mike Pompeo's Views On Muslims Keep Coming Up In His Confirmation Hearing Mike Pompeo's nomination to be Secretary of State is controversial in part because of his history of making incendiary comments about Muslims. Wa'el Alzayat, a former State Department official, who now leads the Muslim-American activist group Emgage Action, talks about why he thinks Pompeo's views are dangerous for the international community.
Trump Adds Rudy Giuliani And 2 Other Defense Lawyers To Personal Legal Team NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to writer David Graham of <em>The Atlantic</em> about the new legal hires by President Trump. Rudy Giuliani is the splashy name among these hires, but Trump also brought on two very experienced white-collar defense lawyers.
Federal Judge Blocks Transfer Of American Being Held In Syria The U.S. is holding a dual American-Saudi citizen who was captured in Syria and is suspected of being a member of ISIS. The man has been held overseas for more than seven months without charge. The ACLU is challenging his detention in court.
Obama Administration General Discusses Trump's Proposed Arab Force NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with retired Gen. Martin Dempsey about President Trump's proposal for an Arab Force in Syria, and U.S. efforts to get the Saudis and other Arab nations to fund and man a joint military force in the past.
Wells Fargo Fined $1 Billion Over Mortgage And Auto Loans Wells Fargo will pay a $1 billion fine to settle claims that it had taken advantage of mortgage and auto loan customers. Federal regulators also said the bank did not have adequate compliance or risk management programs.
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