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.
Leaders Of Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Acquitted The jury found Ammon Bundy and six followers not guilty of illegally occupying a federal wildlife refuge earlier this year and not guilty of conspiracy to commit a crime.
Oregon Occupation Unites Native American Tribes To Save Their Land As people wait for the verdict of the Ammon Bundy wildlife refuge trial, Native Americans are refocusing national attention on the ancestral rights their tribes hold to federal lands in the West.
Colorado Votes On A Ballot Measure To Make It Harder To Pass Ballot Measures Voters can amend their state's constitution: Think legalization of pot. But some Coloradans say citizen initiatives are out of control, and a well-funded push is underway to raise the bar.
'Washington Post' Reporter Explores How Pop Culture Influences Views Of Police NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to <em>Washington Post</em> reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.
Chronicle of Philanthropy List Reveals Striking Change In Charity Landscape Each year, the Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes a list of the biggest charities in the U.S. This year, there has been a change in the No. 1 spot that philanthropy watchers call "stunning."
'Falsettos' Still Resonates In Changed Social Landscape When <em>Falsettos</em> first premiered in 1981, this frank, funny musical about gay, Jewish life in New York City was covering new territory. Now a revival is in the works, but will it still feel resonant in an age where gay rights have become mainstream?
Ambassador Urges U.S. To 'Draw Some Lines' In China Relationship U.S. Ambassador to China, former Montana Sen. Max Baucus, urges the U.S. to "draw some lines" and show that "we're not going to get bullied," while remaining upbeat overall about U.S.-China ties.
Hispanic Voters Key In Deciding Nevada's Tight Senate Race Control of the Senate will come down to just a handful of races, and Nevada is the only seat Republicans have a real chance of flipping. Three-term Republican Sen. Joe Heck is running almost even with Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto. The race could come down to Hispanic voters, and Heck has tried to distance himself from Trump.
House Speaker Paul Ryan Prepares For Challenges After Election Day House Speaker Paul Ryan faces a number of political pressures after Election Day. Ryan is campaigning to hold the Republican majority in Congress after abandoning any efforts to help Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump win the White House.
As Race Enters Homestretch, Many Voters Feel Campaign Fatigue A year and a half after it began, the race for president is beginning to wear on many voters. A growing number say they are fed up and fatigued by the especially bitter campaign and are taking extreme measures to block it out. But others are tuning in even more as the race enters the homestretch.
Young Republicans At Ohio State Ponder GOP's Future After Donald Trump After a stinging loss in 2012, College Republicans at Ohio State said their party had to win over minorities and millennials. Those same voters reflect on the direction of the GOP four years later.