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.
Facebook Fundraiser For Immigrant Legal Fees Soars To $17 Million Dave and Charlotte Willner started a fundraiser to raise $1,500 for the nonprofit RAICES. They've now raised close to $20 million. Michel Martin asks them about how they far exceeded their original goal.
Barbershop: The Media And The White House The media has been grappling with how to cover an openly hostile White House that hasn't been reliable when it comes to the facts. Michel Martin speaks with <em>The Washington Post</em>'s Paul Farhi, Daniel Dale of <em>The Toronto Star</em>, and former presidential speechwriter Mary Kate Cary.
Zimbabwe Explosion Hits Presidential Rally A explosion rocked a political rally in Zimbabwe, where the country's president was speaking. The president was unharmed, but several people were seriously hurt. NPR's Ari Shapiro was at the rally.
El Salvador Pressures U.S. To Reunite Migrant Families Migrants deported back to their Central American homelands sometimes are forced to leave without their children. El Salvador now says it won't allow the U.S. to return deportees until they have been reunited with their children.
Family Separations Is Not New — The Scale Of It Is, Border Patrol Veteran Says Host Michel Martin talks about family separation at the border with Terence Shigg, a 22-year veteran of the Border Patrol and spokesperson for the union that represents the agents in San Diego.
Why The Contradictions Of XXXTentacion Are 'Difficult To Square' Music critic Lindsay Zoladz explains how and why music fans are grappling with art and violent life of Florida rapper XXXTentacion, following his murder.
Priscilla Renea Refuses To Be Quiet About Racism In Country Music Dolly Parton, one of Renea's favorite singers, says you have to stay quiet to make it in show business. But Renea refuses to downplay her experiences as a black woman in country music.
Remembering Rev. Ralph David Abernathy 50 Years After Resurrection City Came Down Fifty years ago this month authorities took down a tent city on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., that was part of a protest against poverty. One of the key organizers was the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, a leader of the civil rights movement.
Schools Are Out For The Summer, But The Debate On How To Make Them Safer Continues The PROMISE program was designed as a way to offer troubled students an alternative to suspension or expulsion. Initiated by the Obama administration in 2014, the program is now under scrutiny following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla., earlier this year.
Last 'Parts Unknown' Episode Set To Air After Anthony Bourdain's Death CNN will air the last new episode of Anthony Bourdain's show, <em>Parts Unknown</em> on Sunday. Now that viewers know Bourdain struggled with deep depression, what do these shows say — and where can fans go to keep watching his work?
Leapin' Lizards! The Dinos Are Loose Again In 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' It's been 25 years and four movies since T. Rexes, velociraptors and their variously lethal cousins stomped on screen in <em>Jurassic Park.</em> NPR critic Bob Mondello says they're still stomping in <em>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</em> and are, once again, threatened with extinction.
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