Iraqi security forces are training with the goal of reclaiming territory lost to the Islamic State. Police at a camp near the front line say such a battle would be personal.
The Islamic State is not believed to be in the Gaza Strip. But a flier in its name was recently sent around the territory. Both Israel and Hamas are trying to use it to their advantage.
Atticus Lish's novel and a recent New Yorker article have thrown a spotlight onto the plight of the workers in Chinese restaurants.
The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Pasadena schools are hosting "charlas" or chats where parents can learn tips on how to prepare their children for college.
The 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation span the years 1913 to 2004.
The results are in! St. Vincent's self-titled album was by far the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2014. On this week's show, we count down the Top 25.
Drones are emerging as an increasingly popular big-ticket gift item this year. Seth Stevenson shares drone advice and top picks.
The slumping ruble has unleashed a spending spree, as consumers snap up electronics, furniture and cars before prices soar.
Anne Litt and Travis Holcombe of KCRW listen back to some of the best songs of 2014, including sounds from Ty Segall and Caribou.