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What To Know Ahead Of The First Round Of Impeachment Hearings

What To Know Ahead Of The First Round Of Impeachment Hearings

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a briefing at the White House October 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® Public hearings into President Donald Trump’s actions with Ukraine promise to generate all the attention in Washington and stoke the partisan flames inside the Capitol ever […]

Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of DACA

Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of DACA

Demonstrators arrive in front of the US Supreme Court during the “Home Is Here” March for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on November 10, 2019 in Washington D.C.; Credit: JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will be hearing arguments for the program known as […]

Southern California Votes For More Housing In Coastal Areas. What Now?

Southern California Votes For More Housing In Coastal Areas. What Now?

The Southern California Association of governments voted this week in favor of a plan that pushes for more coastal housing instead of expanding communities inland. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® The Southern California Association of governments voted this week in favor of a plan that pushes for more coastal housing instead of expanding communities inland. […]

Where Do You Draw The Line When It Comes To Monitoring Your Kid’s Sex Life?

Where Do You Draw The Line When It Comes To Monitoring Your Kid’s Sex Life?

T.I. speaks onstage in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Netflix/Allied AirTalk® Rapper T.I. has come under fire for saying that he checks with his daughter’s doctor every year to assure she’s still a virgin. According to Buzzfeed News, when asked if he’s had the sex talk with his daughters, the rapper said, “Not […]

NTSB Report Reveals Limitations of Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

NTSB Report Reveals Limitations of Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

Pilot models of the Uber self-driving car is displayed at the Uber Advanced Technologies Center. ; Credit: AFP/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® The National Transportation Safety Board just released a 400 page report on the self-driving Uber fatality last March in Tempe, Arizona that killed 49 year old Elaine Herzberg, who was jaywalking with her […]

Oh No! Streaming Services Might Crack Down On Password Sharing, But How Would They Do It?

Oh No! Streaming Services Might Crack Down On Password Sharing, But How Would They Do It?

According to a number of news outlets, streaming companies could very well be cracking down on sharing passwords.; Credit: Elise Amendola/AP AirTalk® One streaming account doesn’t necessarily mean one individual using said account. A lot of times people are using their sister’s friend’s uncle’s password to enjoy shows and movies that the many streaming services, […]

Exploring Recommendations From Department Of Interior Committee That Would Privatize National Park Campgrounds

Exploring Recommendations From Department Of Interior Committee That Would Privatize National Park Campgrounds

A federal subcommittee has proposed new ideas in an effort to “expand and improve recreational opportunities” at national parks.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Expanded Wi-Fi access. Food trucks. Amazon deliveries at campgrounds. These are just some of the ideas that a federal subcommittee has proposed as part of an effort that it […]

Does Warren’s Plan To Pay For Medicare-For-All Add Up?

Does Warren’s Plan To Pay For Medicare-For-All Add Up?

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses a crowd outside of the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center October 26, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina. ; Credit: Sean Rayford/Getty Images AirTalk® Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising […]

AirTalk Listeners Share SoCal Spookiest Halloween Haunts, Houses And Hayrides

AirTalk Listeners Share SoCal Spookiest Halloween Haunts, Houses And Hayrides

The Ghostbusters maze at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 12, 2019 in Universal City, California. ; Credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Universal Studi AirTalk® Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or you want to have your pants literally scared off of you, Halloween-lovers need look no further than Southern California, which […]

Statewide Call-In Special — Proposition 187: 25 Years Later

Statewide Call-In Special — Proposition 187: 25 Years Later

A marcher carries a sign which translates that the immigrants are not the enemies in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® The debate over illegal immigration in California reached a boiling point 25 years ago. The clash was crystalized in the battle over Proposition 187, a ballot measure that sought to bar […]