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.
WATCH: Octopuses Appear To Take Up Arms As Submarine Warfare Escalates An Australian bay has gotten a bit too crowded for the local octopuses, who have been fighting and bullying each other. They now appear to be hurling shells as weapons — and there's video evidence.
The Glimmering Sheen Of A Wide World Seen From Inside A Bubble The teen heroine of Nicola Yoon's debut novel, <em>Everything, Everything,</em> has a disorder that bars her from leaving her house. Still, her world is vast, filled with writings, drawings — and new love.
Small Shocks Help Enormous Birds Learn To Avoid Power Lines With wingspans over 9 feet long, California condors are so big that they're at risk for electrocution when they fly into or land on power poles. One San Diego program seeks to change this behavior.
For This Mom, A Son's First Step On Campus Took Years Of Twists And Turns College freshmen across the U.S. are settling in on campus, a time that can be very unsettling for parents. One mother's shares her story of pride, hope and concern as her eldest son starts college.
ISIS Culls From School-Aged Kids To Assembly Its Army Of Tomorrow Richard Engel, NBC's chief foreign correspondent, talks with NPR's Arun Rath about his reporting on the Islamic State's brutal tactics to recruit the next generation of their fighting force.
Dee Dee Bridgewater's Joyous Gift To New Orleans "We wanted to be a part of the healing process of the city and of the people," Bridgewater says. Her new album, <em>Dee Dee's Feathers</em>, mines the rich history of New Orleans music.
An Aerobatics Pilot Spins (And Rolls, And Loops) A Career From A Crash Award-winning aviator Patty Wagstaff tackles the extreme, but she was inspired by a simple takeoff gone wrong. Crawling out of the plane, she looked at her pilot and thought, "I can do a lot better."
Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds A new meta-analysis of trigger bias, drawing on 42 studies, found that when asked to evaluate a threat, people tend to shoot at black targets more often than white targets — and to do so more quickly