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.
The Slants: Fighting For The Right To Rock A Racial Slur The Asian-American band's case, inextricably linked to the battle over a certain NFL team, leaves some activists torn. While inclined to stand with a fellow advocate, they wonder: At what cost?
Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Extradited To U.S. The Mexican government has extradited Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera to the United States. He will face charges connected to his leadership of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels.
Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency The former Texas governor once said he would abolish the Department of Energy. Now, as Trump's pick for the agency head, he said said his view on that — and global warming — have changed.
Deeply Divided Couple Learns How To Navigate Politics In Trump Era The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.
Comic Hero: Why Donald Trump's Candid Rhetoric Resonates With Supporters Donald Trump's manner of speaking has caught the ears of supporters and detractors alike. He sounds different than past presidents, and his authentic rhetoric seems to mimic stand-up comedy.
At A Virginia Planned Parenthood Clinic, Practitioners Worry For Their Patients After Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican lawmakers once again plan to try to end federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. Abortions are among the health services the nonprofit provides.
Ohio Republican Leader Shares Her Hopes For Trump Presidency A day ahead of the inauguration, NPR's Robert Siegel reconnects with Tracey Winbush of Youngstown, Ohio. She is vice chair of the GOP in Mahoning Valley and an avid Trump supporter. She talks about her hopes for the president-elect and what promises she will hold him to.
How 'Positive Thinking' Helped Propel Trump To The Presidency A book, <em>The Power of Positive Thinking</em>, and the pastor who wrote it had a tremendous influence on Donald Trump growing up. NPR takes a look at how the philosophy will influence him as president.
'The Atlantic' Writer Argues Obama Confronted Pitfalls Of Fact-Based Foreign Policy The Obama foreign policy team was built around expert knowledge about international situations and cerebral policies on projecting American power. Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution writes in <em>The Atlantic</em> that deep knowledge and optimism were no match for real life conflicts like the war in Syria.