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.
Ferguson Police Begin Reform Following DOJ Report, Mayor Says Ferguson, Mo., Mayor James Knowles said in a press conference Wednesday that the city began working to improve relations between police and the public before the release of the DOJ report.
Justices Roberts And Kennedy Hold Key Votes In Health Law Case No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy's mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration's view of federal subsidies for health insurance?
Many French Muslims Find Lives Of Integration, Not Separation Despite a minority suspected of holding extremist views, the vast majority of French Muslims say they feel fully integrated into society. France has the largest number of Muslims in Western Europe.
Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Opens With Admission Of Guilt Opening statements began Wednesday in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Both the defense and prosecution agree Tsarnaev is guilty, but they differ on why he did it.
A Snowshoe Trek From An Adirondack Mountain Summit It's been a bitter cold month in the Northeast. This audio postcard is from a snowshoe trip to New York's Adirondack Mountains, on a day so frigid that the trees were cracking and popping.
Monarch Butterfly Population Rejuvenated After Last Year's Record Low Monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico, and conservationists are applauding the country's crack down on illegal loggers who contributed to habitat loss and decline of the species. Now they are turning their attention to the U.S. to help save the migratory insect.
French Law 'Laicite' Restricts Muslim Religious Expression NPR's Audie Cornish is in France, which has Europe's largest Muslim population. France is a secular country, and it has a law called "laicite," which maintains a strict separation of church and state.
West Virginia Derailment Raises Concerns About Volatility Of Bakken Oil NPR's Melissa Block speaks with <em>Wall Street Journal</em> reporter Russell Gold about the volatility of crude oil from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota. That's the same oil that exploded when a train derailed in West Virginia two weeks ago.