National News

IBM Bets $3 Billion On 'Internet Of Things'

The technology and consulting giant's investment decision comes as it announces a new partnership with The Weather Company.

U.S. Promises To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 28 Percent

The Obama administration is pledging to cut emissions by up to 28 percent by 2025, but it has not yet explained how it will do that.

Jay Z Reveals Plan For Streaming Service Tidal

The hip-hop mogul says the majority of the company he bought – a subscription music streaming service – will be owned by artists.

Is The News Losing Its Appeal?

Young people are spending less time consuming news than previous generations, according to Pew Research Center.

Unsolved Murders Haunt Cleveland Family

Overshadowed by the Tamir Rice shooting, a mass murder of five African-Americans in Cleveland is still unsolved.

Indiana Governor Wants Changes To Religious Freedom Law

Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week, clarifying that the new law does not allow discrimination.

Startup Gives New Incentive To Use Solar Energy

A new startup is offering to pay people for investing in solar energy – even if the panels aren't attached to their homes.

DJ Sessions: Beyond Kendrick Lamar

KCRW's Anthony Valadez shares new jazz and rap selections, including Kamasi Washington (pictured) and DJ Khalab.

New Mix: Ryan Adams, Jamie xx, The Civil Wars' Joy Williams, More

All Songs Considered hosts Robin Hilton and Bob Boilen play this week's essential new songs, including Jamie xx and Joy Williams of the band The Civil Wars, and a classic by Ryan Adams.

McDonald's To Try Out All-Day Breakfast

The world's largest restaurant chain is responding to consumer demand, and the move could be lucrative for the company.