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Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Smithsonian National Zoo is closed to the public on January 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images AirTalk® The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on the […]

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Smithsonian National Zoo is closed to the public on January 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images AirTalk® The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on the […]

Exploring ‘intensive parenting’ and the racial, social and economic factors that make it easier for some and harder for others

Exploring ‘intensive parenting’ and the racial, social and economic factors that make it easier for some and harder for others

A father and his child.; Credit: DGLimages/Getty Images/iStockphoto AirTalk® If you’re a parent, you probably don’t need an article to tell you that as rewarding as it can be, it’s also one of the most challenging jobs out there. What you might not know, however, is that emerging research at the intersection of parenting and […]

What is ‘evidence-based’ therapy? Veterans protest shift away from group therapy for PTSD

What is ‘evidence-based’ therapy? Veterans protest shift away from group therapy for PTSD

Veterans Administration’s West Los Angeles Medical Center; Credit: Veterans Health/Flickr AirTalk® Nearly 20 long-running West LA PTSD group therapy programs have dissolved this fall, as the Los Angeles VA overhauled its property and shifted its medical care to a different building. The VA said the move would consolidate mental health services, but veterans who relied […]

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

A protester holds a Vietnamese flag red flag with gold star designed in 1940 and used during an uprising against French rule in southern Vietnam, during a rally against the visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House in Washington, DC on May 31, 2017.; Credit: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Earlier […]

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

A protester holds a Vietnamese flag red flag with gold star designed in 1940 and used during an uprising against French rule in southern Vietnam, during a rally against the visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House in Washington, DC on May 31, 2017.; Credit: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Earlier […]

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

When it comes to political views, is there a generational divide among immigrant communities? What OC’s Vietnamese American community tells us…

A protester holds a Vietnamese flag red flag with gold star designed in 1940 and used during an uprising against French rule in southern Vietnam, during a rally against the visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House in Washington, DC on May 31, 2017.; Credit: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Earlier […]

‘Latinx’: A generational debate?

‘Latinx’: A generational debate?

Students march in streets carrying latin american flags to protest against a proposed immigration policy March 28, 2006 in Los Angeles, California; Credit: J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images Itxy Quintanilla | AirTalk® Earlier this year, “Latinx” was officially added to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary. The term replaces the traditional Latino/a title and is meant to be an inclusive […]

Gov. Brown orders new DNA tests for Kevin Cooper. We revisit the 1983 Chino Hills murder case

Gov. Brown orders new DNA tests for Kevin Cooper. We revisit the 1983 Chino Hills murder case

DNA isolated from a small sample of saliva or blood.; Credit: GIPhotoStock/Cultura RF/Getty Images AirTalk® On Christmas Eve, Governor Brown ordered new DNA testing on four pieces of evidence in the case of Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of murdering a couple, their ten year old daughter and an 11 year old boy in Chino […]

Trump admin says those seeking asylum will have to wait in Mexico until cases decided

Trump admin says those seeking asylum will have to wait in Mexico until cases decided

Migrants gather in the third shelter opened to migrants in Tijuana weeks after thousands from the ‘migrant caravan’ arrived in the border city on December 16, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images AirTalk® People seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico will no longer be released in the United States and […]