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.
After Returning From Her 'Girl Power Trip,' Malala Continues Advocating For Education Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient and activist for girls' education, shared the stories she heard from her recent trip visiting women around the world at the U.N. in New York.
Kurds Expected To Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Separating From Iraq Iraq's Kurdistan region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independence on Monday, despite warnings from the U.S., the U.N. and neighboring countries.
Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament Exit polls from Germany show Chancellor Angela Merkel winning another term, but her party did not do as well as expected — and a right-wing party won seats in Parliament for the first time.
What's Next For The Affordable Care Act? Julie Rover, chief Washington Correspondent for <em>Kaiser Health News,</em> talks about the state of health care in the U.S. today, and how it could move forward.
A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works The idea of a single-payer health care system has gained traction among some Americans and Democrats. Dr. Danielle Martin explains how Canada's single-payer health care system works in her country.
Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments NPR's Michel Martin speaks with <em>ESPN</em> sports commentator Kevin Blackistone and Robert Costa, a political writer at <em>The Washington Post,</em> about the latest mix of sports and politics.
Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democratic Votes The future of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remains in question after two Republican senators have come out firmly against it, as others remain doubtful.
Cancer Patient Says Condition Will Dictate Life Choices With ACA Repeal At the age of 29, Molly Young was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Affordable Care Act has been paying for her treatments. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Young about how she would fare under the new GOP plan.
Late Night Show Sharpens Tone As Jimmy Kimmel Revives Health Care Debate This week, late night host Jimmy Kimmel took aim at politicians trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act. And he did it repeatedly, over three nights, crossing into new, politicized territory for his show.
'The Force' Documentary Reframes Community Policing Narrative In recent years, tensions between the police and the public in the U.S. have reached an all-time high. <em>The Force</em>, chronicles two years of the Oakland Police Department's efforts at major reform after decades of troubled community relations. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the documentary's filmmaker Peter Nicks.
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