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From Anita Hill to Gretchen Carlson, what’s changed in the way we talk about sexual harassment?

From Anita Hill to Gretchen Carlson, what’s changed in the way we talk about sexual harassment?
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(L-R) Fox & Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmeade during “FOX & Friends” All American Concert Series outside of FOX Studios in New York City.; Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images Reaction has been mixed ever since former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson brought a sexual harassment lawsuit against her former boss and Fox […]

Why your insurance may be going up by 13 percent this year

Why your insurance may be going up by 13 percent this year

Emlyn Louis, MD speaks with Julia Herrera as he examines her at the Broward Community & Family Health Center. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images If you’re enrolled in Covered California, you might experience a bit of sticker shock come 2017. Premiums are expected to rise 13 percent in 2017, an increase that is more than […]

After more doping allegations, should all Russian athletes be banned from the Olympics?

After more doping allegations, should all Russian athletes be banned from the Olympics?

Roman Petushkov of Russia poses with the six gold medals won during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski and Biathlon Center on March 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.; Credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Anti-doping officials around the world are calling for Russian athletes in all sports to be banned from the 2016 […]

Baton Rouge shooter ‘took ladle to Washitaw Nation, Nation of Islam and extremist side of anti-police movement’

Baton Rouge shooter ‘took ladle to Washitaw Nation, Nation of Islam and extremist side of anti-police movement’

Robert Ossler, Chaplain of the Police and Fire Department of Millville, NJ visits a memorial for the three police officers who were shot and killed in an ambush on July 18, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.; Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Three police officers are dead and three more are injured after law enforcement officials in […]

RAND expert: ‘Islamic State itself appears to be trying to figure out who Nice attacker was’

RAND expert: ‘Islamic State itself appears to be trying to figure out who Nice attacker was’

People gather and lay tributes on the Promenade des Anglais on July 15, 2016 in Nice, France. A French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 people as he drove a lorry through crowds, gathered to watch a firework display during Bastille Day Celebrations. The attacker then opened fire on people in the crowd before being shot dead by […]

Beyond Emmys: 2016 Nominations and your under-the-radar gems

Beyond Emmys: 2016 Nominations and your under-the-radar gems

Actors Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham present the 68th Emmy Awards nominations announcement at the Saban Media Center on July 14, 2016 in North Hollywood, California.; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Aside from the most celebrated Emmy contenders today such as “Game of Thrones” and “The People vs. O.J. Simpson,” the nominations recognize shows from newer […]

Republicans move to the right of Trump in party platform – how much does platform matter?

Republicans move to the right of Trump in party platform – how much does platform matter?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) speaks with Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, at a debate at the Fox Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A GOP committee appears ready to approve a platform that’s not only to the right of previous stances, but out […]

Dallas memorial: Reactions to President Obama’s remarks

Dallas memorial: Reactions to President Obama’s remarks

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House in Washington, DC.; Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk listeners react to President Obama’s remarks following last week’s shootings.  Call us at 866-893-5722 with your comments and analysis of the president’s speech. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

AirTalk election 2016: Candidates’ response to recent violence, Trump meets with GOP, and the Dems evolving platform

AirTalk election 2016: Candidates’ response to recent violence, Trump meets with GOP, and the Dems evolving platform

US President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 5, 2016.; Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images In AirTalk’s weekly political segment, a look at how the recent shootings in Texas, Louisiana, and Minnesota have impacted the presidential race and political rhetoric. As the […]

Wife of SoCal police officer: ‘I was afraid for him today’ following Dallas shooting

Wife of SoCal police officer: ‘I was afraid for him today’ following Dallas shooting

Dallas police stand watch near the scene where four Dallas police officers were shot and killed on July 7, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.; Credit: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images The grief and shock from an already tumultuous week took on a new dimension after Thursday evening’s sniper attack on police officers during a demonstration in Dallas — […]