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.
What's The Environmental Footprint Of A Loaf Of Bread? Now We Know New research calculates the greenhouse gas emissions involved in making bread, from wheat field to bakery. The vast majority of emissions come from one step in the process: farming.
Estate Sale-Goers Discover Treasures In Home Of Historian John Hope Franklin Collectors, scholars and everyday people got the chance to peruse the Durham, N.C., home of the late John Hope Franklin, a world-renowned scholar of African-American history who died in 2009.
Rexnord Finalizes Plans To Move Indianapolis Jobs To Mexico NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John Feltner, a machinist at the Rexnord plant in Indianapolis, which is moving operations to Mexico. President Trump took credit for preventing a Carrier plant, which is one mile away from the Rexnord plant, from moving some jobs to Mexico.
Privacy Paradox: How To Gain More Control Over Your Data The WNYC podcast, "Note to Self," conducted an experiment called The Privacy Paradox, which involved thousands of people who tried to strengthen control over their personal information online.
Supreme Court Considers Whether N.C. Law Violates First Amendment The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether a North Carolina law that prevents registered sex offenders from "accessing" certain social media sites violates the First Amendment guarantee of free speech.
'La La Land' Producer Reacts To Best Picture Blunder A major blunder at the Academy Awards left <em>La La Land</em> producer Jordan Horowitz literally handing over his award to its rightful owner, the producers of <em>Moonlight</em>. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Horowitz about the mistake.
'Miami Herald' Reporter Visits Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Yemen Raid NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Julie Brown, an investigative reporter at the <em>Miami Herald</em>, about her visit with Bill Owens, the father of the Navy SEAL killed last month during a raid in Yemen.
New FCC Chairman Plans To Block Privacy Regulations The Federal Communications Commission's new chairman wants to block a rule approved by his predecessor requiring Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon adhere to new privacy standards.
Philadelphia Cemetery Vandalized In Wave Of Anti-Semitic Attacks Jewish cemeteries in Pennsylvania and Missouri have been hit by vandalism in recent weeks, but it's unclear if the attacks are the work of a few individuals or part of a larger problem.