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.
Chicago Police Release Video Of Officer Shooting Teen Chicago police released dash-cam video of a white officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The officer has been charged with first degree murder.
'You Can't Prepare Yourself': A Conversation With Adele The singer's career has been a story in numbers, and not just the ones in her album titles. She discusses motherhood, stage fright, the Spice Girls and more in an extended chat with Ari Shapiro.
Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can — and can't — be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.
Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film <em>The Good Dinosaur. </em>So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.
California Farmer Works To Restore Groundwater By Purposely Flooding Crops California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water to spare. It's caught the attention of other farmers, especially since new state laws could soon restrict groundwater use.
French Investigators Continue Search For Suspect After Finding Explosive Belt French investigators are checking an explosive belt found in a trash bin in Paris to see if it is linked to the November 13 attacks. The city is still tense, with a bomb scare closing part of the metro on Tuesday.
Mormon Woman Grapples With New Church Guidelines On Same-Sex Relationships The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently issued a handbook that outlines a strict policy toward Mormons in same-sex relationships. Children of parents in same-sex relationships can no longer be baptized at age 8, and Mormons in same-sex relationships face discipline from the church. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Berta Marquez, an LGBT activist and active Mormon, about the new guidelines.
Blue Origin Announces Successful Launch, Landing Of Rocket Commercial space startup Blue Origin announced Tuesday the successful launch and landing of one of its rockets. NPR explores what the success means for space travel.