Zack Seward brings us the story of a high-stakes medical device competition inspired by the Sci-Fi classic "Star Trek."
A storm system is heading to California and that's welcome news to the area's ski resorts.
The plunging prices are good news for drivers, but beyond low gas prices, we look at what it means for U.S. oil producers and the economy.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Tim Weiner has chronicled the agency's mixed past. He discusses how the report fits into the CIA's legacy.
KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez shares a playlist including Tom Misch & Carmody, Theophilus London, Antonio Sanchez and Ibeyi.
The city's bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, will end at 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder said. The city filed for bankruptcy on July 18, 2013.
Cletus is the only American crocodile seen in the Dry Tortugas since the Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon arrived in 1513.
The Theory of Everything celebrates the spirit of a man who has fought for all of his adult life to uncover the mystery of time, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
The folk-pop singer performs songs from his new album The Ambassador, a portrait of Los Angeles.
The double amputee Olympian was convicted earlier this year of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, in the shooting death of his girlfriend. He is serving a five-year prison sentence.
Three weeks of radiation works just as well as six weeks for most women with early stage breast cancer. But doctors have been slow to make that switch. Money may be one big reason why, a study says.
When it comes to Christmas trees — like just about everything else — America is split.
The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Medics say he died from exposure to tear gas. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.