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.
How Philip Roth's Writing Transcended The Narrow Confines Of A Culture Philip Roth, one of the country's most celebrated writers, has died at 85. Roth was known for work that was funny, often gross, and deeply connected to his Jewish roots. He won numerous awards, and was often talked about as a contender for the Nobel prize.
Senate Reaches Agreement On Changes To How Congress Handles Sexual Harassment Claims Senate leaders announced a deal on legislation to overhaul how Congress investigates allegations of sexual harassment. The measure makes lawmakers personally liable for settling claims and streamlines the process for filing complaints. Top Republican and Democratic leaders hailed the deal and promised quick action.
Southern Baptist President Removed Over Language On Sexual Abuse Of Women Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has removed its president over past advice he gave women regarding sexual abuse. He advised women to pray for their abuses and not report them to authorities.
Most States Don't Require Guns To Be Locked Up The latest mass school shooting in Texas rekindles a debate over gun storage laws, after it was revealed the alleged shooter used his father's guns. The National Rifle Association also favors tightening how owners handle guns, but actual laws and regulations are a mixed bag.
Texas Governor Continues Roundtable Discussions On School Shooting Prevention After a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Greg Abbott convened discussions about how to prevent and respond to school shootings. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Allen Banks, police chief in Round Rock.
Milwaukee Basketball Player Expected To Sue Police After Being Hit With Stun Gun Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he plans to sue after being hit with a stun gun by Milwaukee police, who confronted him over a possible parking violation.
Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student In Restroom Case A federal court in Virginia ruled in favor of Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen who has been fighting for the right to use the school restroom that aligns with his gender identity.
NFL Says Players Must Stand During Anthem Or Teams Will Face Fines The NFL announced it will require players who are on the field to "stand and show respect for the flag and anthem." This comes after months of debate that started as protests against police brutality.
How Opioids Are Coming Into The U.S. By Mail And Why It's So Hard To Stop Congressional investigators say hundreds of millions of dollars of fentanyl is coming into the U.S. by mail. But why is it so hard to stop?
From The Archives: Philip Roth Discusses His Writing Process Philip Roth talked with former <em>All Things Considered</em> host Robert Siegel many times over the years. Here Roth discusses some of his thoughts on his writing process. Roth died Tuesday at 85.
James Clapper Weighs In On What Role The Intelligence Community Serves During his tenure, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presided over a tumultuous time for the intelligence community. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Clapper about his new book, <em>Facts and Fears,</em> and what he sees as the future of the intelligence community.
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