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.
An African Leader Lauded For A Too Uncommon Move — Peacefully Leaving Power Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia's first female president, stepped down in January in the country's first democratic transition in 75 years. She talks with Michel Martin about her legacy.
Saudi Prince Will Court Trump In Visit — And Tech Execs And Hollywood Too Mohammed bin Salman is coming to the U.S. this week. His ongoing PR campaign seeks to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy and reset its image abroad, but some of his actions have undermined that goal.
Surviving Mass Shootings Draws Two Floridians Together Neema Bahrami, survivor of the 2016 Pulse shooting, Annabel Claprood, a sophomore at a Parkland high school where 17 were killed last month, and others have found common purpose in shared experiences.
'We Cannot Be Afraid Of The Truth': New Orleans Mayor On Confederate Statues Mayor Mitch Landrieu's new book seeks to inform readers about the monuments, which became political lightning rods in recent years. For Landrieu, the decision was to remove four statues in his city.
As Expected Vladimir Putin — Who Has Led Russia For 18 Years — Wins 6 More There was never any doubt that the presidential election in Russia would give Putin another term, and on Sunday he received an overwhelming victory over the seven other candidates allowed to run.
Facebook: Firm Working With Trump Campaign Stole 50 Million Users' Data Cambridge Analytica has been suspended by Facebook for harvesting information from millions of users. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Facebook product manager Antonio Garcia Martinez.
Cuco, 19, Keeps His Feet On The Ground As His Dreamy Tracks Break Through The relaxed, Spanglish-singing artist is one of the leading up-and-coming Chicano artists, and performed at this year's South by Southwest.
In A First, Irish LGBT Organization Leads NYC's St. Paddy's Parade An Irish LGBT group marched at the front of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade for the first time Saturday. Brendan Fay's group, the Lavender and Green Alliance, fought for the opportunity.
UMBC's President Talks About His School's Historic Basketball Win The University of Maryland Baltimore County men's basketball team beat the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament — by a lot. NPR's Michel Martin talks with UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski about the win.
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