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.
Final Polls Begin To Close In New Hampshire The final poll closings in New Hampshire's presidential primary are less than a half hour away. Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg and Republican pollster Patrick Ruffini have the latest.
Final Votes Cast As Most Polls Begin To Close In New Hampshire Polls are closing at this hour across much of New Hampshire after a day when state officials projected record voter turnout. Candidates are staked out around the state awaiting results.
When Caravaggio Plays Quevedo In Tennis, The Court Becomes A Sonnet "It's a little space, well-measured and precise, in which you have to keep the ball bouncing," says Álvaro Enrigue. His book, <em>Sudden Death</em>, pits the Italian painter against the Spanish poet.
Virus Profilers Race To Figure Out What Makes Zika Tick Though Zika was discovered in 1947, few scientists since had studied the virus. Now, while some check its genes, others turn to placental cells for clues to any link between Zika and birth defects.
Bernie Sanders Appears Poised To Defeat Hillary Clinton In New Hampshire Going into the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared poised to defeat rival Hillary Clinton in the state. NPR explores how meaningful such an outcome would be for each campaign going forward.
Power Struggle Over Future Of Public Schools Heats Up In Chicago The politics surrounding the future of Chicago's public school system are intensifying. Three different players are in a power struggle for control of the system, which is suffering financially.
GOP Presidential Candidates Bring Torture Back Into The Spotlight The GOP presidential hopefuls are trading attacks on the use of water boarding and other such harsh interrogation techniques. Donald Trump vows he would revive those techniques as president and has attacked Sen. Ted Cruz for opposing that idea. Many critics and studies, however, conclude that harsh techniques do not work.