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Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Ryan Bundy speaks on his phone at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on the sixth day of the occupation of the federal building in Burns, Oregon on January 7, 2016.; Credit: ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they […]

A growing threat to cybersecurity may be in your back pocket

A growing threat to cybersecurity may be in your back pocket

A visitor tries out an Apple iPhone 7 on the first day of sales of the new phone at the Berlin Apple store on September 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. ; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images AirTalk® A growing threat to mobile security is hitting cell phones across the country. An article published this week in […]

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 01: Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon helps with last minute preparations before President Donald Trump announces his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former […]

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse; eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses.; Credit: Joseph Okpako/Getty Images AirTalk® Over the next seventy-two hours, Angelenos will travel all over the country to cities and states in the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse’s path of totality.  We’ll speak with them […]

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

Protesters use their banners to block the view of victims injured when a car plowed through a crowd of demonstrators marching through the downtown shopping district August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank? The American Civil […]

Parsing political strategies after Trump’s latest Charlottesville comments

Parsing political strategies after Trump’s latest Charlottesville comments

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump took to the podium at Trump Tower Tuesday for an infrastructure presser that quickly took a turn into a heated back and forth on his Charlottesville […]

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Anti-Donald Trump protesters demonstrate on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.; Credit: Courtesy of Jonas Anderson AirTalk® A tech firm based in Los Angeles is fighting back against the U.S. Department of Justice, which has demanded it turn over more than 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited a website that was used to […]

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Anti-Donald Trump protesters demonstrate on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.; Credit: Courtesy of Jonas Anderson AirTalk® A tech firm based in Los Angeles is fighting back against the U.S. Department of Justice, which has demanded it turn over more than 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited a website that was used to […]

Violence in Charlottesville: What happened and where do we go from here

Violence in Charlottesville: What happened and where do we go from here

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the “alt-right” clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park during the “Unite the Right” rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® What started off as a protest by white nationalists in Charlottesville turned deadly Saturday, when a man drove his car into […]

Affordability or altruism? Looking at the endgame of Senate affordable housing bill package

Affordability or altruism? Looking at the endgame of Senate affordable housing bill package

Pedestrians walk past new apartment buildings in downtown Los Angeles, California on April 5, 2017. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The lack of affordable housing in is maybe one of the biggest crises facing the state of California. A package of bills making its way through the legislature promises to make it easier […]