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.
Vocalist Dolores O'Riordan, Of The Cranberries, Dies At 46 Dolores O'Riordan of the Irish rock band The Cranberries died on Monday at 46. The vocalist became internationally known in '90s with her band's hits such as "Linger," "Dreams" and "Zombie."
How States And The Federal Government Coordinate Emergency Alerts NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with retired Adm. David Simpson, former chief of the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau about how states coordinate with the federal government for emergency alerts system.
Catherine Deneuve Apologizes To Victims Of Sexual Violence For Letter About #MeToo The apology comes after she signed a letter last week about the #MeToo movement and she and other co-signers made comments that some harassment victims found offensive.
For Once, The Minnesota Vikings Could Be A Team Of Destiny The NFL team that could never catch a playoff break finally got one. In their NFC Divisional Round matchup, the Minnesota Vikings pulled off a miracle win against the New Orleans Saints. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ben Goessling, who covers the team for the <em>Star Tribune.</em>
50 Years After His Assassination, Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. In Atlanta This year marks the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The annual remembrance of civil rights leader at his church in Atlanta carried extra significance this year.
LinkedIn Co-Founder On What Resolutions Silicon Valley Should Make For 2018 Between sexual harassment scandals, fake ads and stronger calls for regulation, Big Tech had a rocky year in 2017. LinkedIn Co-founder and venture capitalist Reid Hoffman talks with NPR's Kelly McEvers about resolutions Silicon Valley should make in 2018.
Why Three Towns Are Fighting To Be The 'Ice Box Of The Nation' January is one of the coldest months out West. Three towns in Minnesota, Colorado and Wyoming have historically claimed the title of "Ice Box of the Nation." But, there can only be one. International Falls, Minn., did legally secure the title in 2008, but the other two towns still unofficially claim it.
DACA Recipients Uncertain Of Their Status As Congress Works On Potential Deal While Congress tries to come up with a deal on DACA, thousands of recipients are uncertain about their status. NPR's Kelly McEvers checks in with DACA recipient Juan de la Rosa Diaz, who works at Virginia Tech.
Lawmakers Working On Immigration, Government Funding As Deadline Looms The aftermath of President Trump's alleged use of a vulgarity during immigration talks has brought uncertainty over possibly progress on that issue and averting a government shutdown by Friday.
New Picture Book Illustrates How 'Love' Is Always Around If you're lucky, you know what love is before you can even say the word. When you're a little kid love is a piece of toast, the color of a sunset, music from the radio. That's the message of a new picture book called, <em>Love.</em> NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Matt de la Pena and illustrator Loren Long.
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