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.
Census Overseers Seeded DOJ's Request To Add Citizenship Question, Memo Shows Dozens of states and cities are suing for the removal of the question, which the agency's own research suggests will suppress participation and make the 2020 census less accurate.
Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer The longtime columnist for the <em>Washington Post</em> and commentator for Fox News wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.
Prisoners In Illinois Ask Governor For Help Getting Their Debate Team Back Prison officials say they are re-evaluating all programs, but the prisoners say their effort to shed light on the problems with parole in Illinois may be what's behind the shutdown.
How Relevant Is The Dow Jones As A Measure Of The Economy? This week the Dow Jones dropped GE, one of the original companies that made up the market-monitoring average. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author and professor Charles Geisst of Manhattan College about the relevance of the Dow today.
Us, Today Explores Intersection of Progressive Rock, Electric Jazz on 'Computant' Eight years ago three friends from Oxford, Ohio, decided to start a band. On one of the recording tapes they wrote "Us, Today" and the name stuck. Their fourth album <em>Computant</em> is out now and is one to savor.
GE's Fall From Dow Jones Is The Downfall Of An American Icon One of the greatest companies of the previous century, General Electric brought "good things to life" and was "imagination at work." It minted CEOs for other companies, and it was a member of the Dow Jones from the beginning.
Trump's Executive Order To End Family Separation Hasn't Quieted Protesters A group of 20 mayors from across the country gathered Thursday near an immigrant youth detention encampment near Tornillo, Texas, to protest and demand information about what is being done to reunify the children with their families.
Closures Of Schools In Puerto Rico Complicate Family Life Parents and teachers have argued that Puerto Rico's plan to close 265 public schools did not consider the impact those closures would have on individual communities. A judge has agreed, throwing a wrench in the government's plans.
NFL Players Pen Op-Ed Calling For Changes To America's Justice System President Trump called on NFL players to suggest names of incarcerated people who they feel have been treated unfairly. A new op-ed from four NFL players calls for the president to issue a blanket pardon for people serving sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
Why Alternatives To Tariffs Can Be More Effective Historically, tariffs have proved to be a blunt instrument that aren't as effective as other measures. Past examples show how countries get around them, and why other tactics work better.
Millions Raised For Immigrants Will Be Used To Provide Legal Support NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jenny Hixon, outreach director for the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, about the millions of dollars raised to help immigrants at detention centers and how the organization is using the funds.
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