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.
Nelson Mandela's Prison Letters: 'One Day I Will Be Back At Home' The late South African leader would have turned 100 on Wednesday. As part of the commemorations, a new book brings together many of the deeply personal letters he wrote during his 27 years in prison.
Why Cash Is King In Zimbabwe In Zimbabwe, getting paper currency can be a major problem due to a country-wide shortage. NPR looks at how that's playing out on the ground, and what it takes for people there to get their hands on cash.
EU And Japan Sign Trade Agreement That Was 5 Years In The Making The European Union and Japan signed a trade agreement Tuesday making it much easier to sell goods in each region. With a veiled reference to President Trump's trade policies, European officials say they're taking a stand against protectionism.
'Washington Post' Reporter Describes Violent Clashes Happening In Nicaragua Following another weekend of violence and protests against Nicaragua president Daniel Ortega, NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with <em>Washington Post</em> reporter Joshua Partlow, who was inside a church that was attacked by pro-Ortega forces.
Usain Bolt, The World's Fastest Man, Is Sprinting Toward Soccer The fastest man in the world could soon be the fastest soccer player in the world. Usain Bolt, world record holder in the 100-meters and 200-meters, is about to sprint into a professional soccer career.
How The Spread Of Fake Stories In India Has Led To Violence In India, fake news can be deadly. About 20 people have been lynched by mobs, amid social media messages of kidnappers on the loose. Police are trying to teach first time smartphone users how to discern fact from fiction online.
A Look At The Efforts To Monitor A Network Of Twitter Accounts Tied To Russia Following the Trump-Putin summit, NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Bret Schafer, a social media analyst at the Alliance for Securing Democracy, about which hashtags and links are trending among Russia-linked Twitter accounts.
Fallout Continues From Trump's Comments In Helsinki Top Republicans continue to push back on President Trump's move to side with Russian President Putin over his own intelligence advisers. Speaker Ryan and others emphasized Russia is a menace, not a friend.
Trump Attempts To Soften Controversial Remarks He Made In Helsinki President Trump was trying to do damage control after seeming to side with Russian President Putin's denials of election interference on Monday. Trump told reporters Tuesday that he accepts the conclusions of U.S. intelligence agencies.
What The Past Week Means For U.S.-E.U. Relations NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with European Parliament member Elmar Brok about what President Trump's past week in Europe means for relations between the United States and the European Union going forward.
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