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Stay tuned to KCRW for "NPR's Special Report: The impeachment inquiry against Donald J. Trump".

President Donald Trump holds a press conference.

The annual on-air presentation of KCRW’s Radio Race shares the five winning audio pieces.

NPR's live special coverage of Robert Mueller testifying before two House committees

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

NPR's special coverage the president's prime time address.

A selection of two great KCRW podcast episodes that explore the dark and mysterious forces of nature

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The Intelligence Committee chairman said bribery is a "breach of the public trust in a way where you're offering official acts for some personal or political reason, not in the nation's interest."

from NPR

The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.

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San Diego State University has suspended all 14 fraternities on campus after a student died. Dylan Hernandez was 19 years old. He was pledging Phi Gamma Delta.

Frat life, drinking, and student deaths at SDSU

San Diego State University has suspended all 14 fraternities on campus after a student died. Dylan Hernandez was 19 years old. He was pledging Phi Gamma Delta.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In California, if you’re a cop who’s been convicted of a crime, there’s a good possibility you can keep your job.

Some California cops are convicted of crimes but allowed to stay on the job

In California, if you’re a cop who’s been convicted of a crime, there’s a good possibility you can keep your job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California has one of the weakest systems in the country for punishing police officers who’ve committed crimes, such as drunk driving, pedophilia, and manslaughter.

Some California cops: convicted of crimes, still on the job

California has one of the weakest systems in the country for punishing police officers who’ve committed crimes, such as drunk driving, pedophilia, and manslaughter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sesame Street debuted 50 years ago, and it’s still going strong, reaching more than 100 million children worldwide.  
  Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie and the other muppets…

Over 50 years, Sesame Street takes on serious adult issues

Sesame Street debuted 50 years ago, and it’s still going strong, reaching more than 100 million children worldwide.  Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie and the other muppets…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The impeachment inquiry enters a new public phase this week. Senior diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent are scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

How will the GOP defend Trump amid public impeachment hearings?

The impeachment inquiry enters a new public phase this week. Senior diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent are scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gomez has been archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S., for most of the past decade. He has been vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since 2016.

U.S. Catholic Bishops elect their first Latino president: Archbishop José Gomez

Gomez has been archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S., for most of the past decade. He has been vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since 2016.

from NPR

President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.

The legal arguments in the DACA cases before the Supreme Court

President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.

Attorney arguing before SCOTUS is also a DACA recipient

Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand