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.
Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil The Senate Judiciary committee plans to hold a hearing on Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s - even without her testimony.
50 Years Of Sockin' It To The PTA In 1968, a song about a miniskirt-wearing mom who stood up to the Harper Valley PTA and its small-town hypocrisy made singer Jeannie C. Riley the first woman to top both country and pop charts.
As Recovery Continues In The Carolinas, Flood Waters Test Resilience N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper says the state is confronting catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. The recovery will involve difficult questions about living with the hazards of water.
Florence Engulfs Hog Farms And Chicken Houses, Thrashing North Carolina Agriculture At least 1.7 million chickens have died from flooding in the state. The impact is now coming into focus — including overflowing pools of hog manure and waterlogged sweet potato fields.
Under Pressure, WeWork Backs Down On Employee Noncompete Requirements Under scrutiny by the New York attorney general, the co-working giant, which has 3,300 U.S. employees, got rid of legal language that restricted where former employees could work.
Supreme Court Ruling Means Thousands Of Deportation Cases May Be Tossed Out A recent high court ruling that didn't get much attention at the time could mean that tens of thousands of deportation cases are delayed — or tossed out altogether.
Kavanaugh Allegations Recall 1991's Supreme Court Scandal, With Key Differences Allegations of sexual misconduct against a Supreme Court nominee are familiar. But there are some key differences between the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh and those against Clarence Thomas.
NPR/Marist Poll: 1 In 3 Americans Thinks A Foreign Country Will Change Midterm Votes There is no evidence Russia, or any other country, has attempted to change vote tallies in an American election. Still, a sizable chunk of the American public thinks it's possible.
Kandace Springs Is Nashville's Soulful Hidden Treasure When you think of Nashville, you probably think of country music. But with her fusion of jazz, R&B and a little Americana twang, Kandace Springs is aiming to change that perception.
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