In times of crisis, public media is needed more than ever. Help us continue delivering timely, fact-based journalism today.

Donate

Radio

On Air NowOn Air
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Morning Edition
How Asian-American and Pacific Islanders Voted in Georgia
In Georgia, the number of Asian-American and Pacific Islanders who voted in this year's election was nearly double compared to 2016 -- a record-breaking turnout that helped turn the state blue for President-elect Biden. Will those voters also be a factor in next month's Senate runoff races?
Latest NewscastsLatest Newscasts
NPR Newscast
Listen5 min
KQED Newscast
Listen3 min
Daily ScheduleDaily Schedule
Shows are scheduled in PST/PDT
2:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Edition
How Asian-American and Pacific Islanders Voted in Georgia
In Georgia, the number of Asian-American and Pacific Islanders who voted in this year's election was nearly double compared to 2016 -- a record-breaking turnout that helped turn the state blue for President-elect Biden. Will those voters also be a factor in next month's Senate runoff races?
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Forum
Governor Announces "Emergency Brake" Regional Stay-At-Home Order to Curb Covid-19
On Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a regional stay-at-home order to curb rising Covid-19 infections. The order divides the state into five regions and will go into effect when ICU bed capacity in a region drops below 15%. While no region currently meets that threshold, experts predict that most of California will be impacted soon. Under the order, essential businesses and schools may remain open, but indoor dining at restaurants, bars, hair salons, among other businesses will be closed for at least three weeks. We'll discuss the new order and whether a Covid-weary public is ready to comply.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Forum
Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham on ‘Black Futures’
What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? That’s the question co-editors Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham explore in their new book, “Black Futures,” a multimedia anthology which they call an “archive of collective memory and exuberant testimony.” The 500-plus-page, non-linear book consists of submissions from artists, essayists, activists and more, navigating a range of themes including justice, ownership, legacy and joy. Kimberly Drew, a writer and art curator, and New York Times Magazine staff writer Jenna Wortham join us to talk about their book and the beauty and power of Black culture.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Science Friday
Sir David Attenborough Talks Climate Change
On the next Science Friday, naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough joins Ira to talk about threats to our natural world, from species loss to climate change, and why he’s not slowing down at age 94.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
Why More People Want to Be Nurses
The COVID-19 pandemic has meant longer shifts, and dangerous work for nurses. So why have nursing schools seen a boom in applications? That story, plus we review the week in politics, and new hope in the negotiations over a COVID-19 relief package.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Takeaway
What A Biden Administration Means for Newsrooms
The degree to which the Trump era has rewired the way we think about how the White House produces news can’t be underestimated. Now we’re going to go back to something different, and we have to remember what things were like before Trump.
See Full Schedule
Player Sponsored By