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.
Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health The case of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz has focused attention on what Lufthansa, or any employer, can really know about an employee's state of mind. Requiring a psychological evaluation has risks, too.
Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges Sen. Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on corruption charges. These are the first criminal charges brought against a sitting U.S. Senator in seven years.
Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age' Poet and author Margaret Howe Freydburg died last week at 107; she wrote and published well past her 100th birthday. Her friend Nancy Slonim Aronie has an appreciation of a remarkable woman.
California Governor Announces First Ever Mandatory Water Restrictions California Gov. Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions Wednesday. The move coincides with new figures that show snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains is at a historic low.
Republicans Face Backlash Over Indiana, Arkansas 'Religious Freedom' Laws The Republican Party is facing backlash over religious freedom laws passed this week in Indiana and Arkansas. The governor of Arkansas asked legislators Wednesday to reconsider its bill.