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Where is the most politically tolerant place in America?

Where is the most politically tolerant place in America?

Attendees experiment with an electoral map during the “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” Presents “This Is Not A Game: The Game” press junket on September 5, 2018 in New York City; Credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Turner AirTalk® Where is the least politically prejudiced place in America? According to an analysis conducted for The Atlantic […]

California Supreme Court declines review of public access to police records law

California Supreme Court declines review of public access to police records law

Police stand at a roadblock near Salvadore Castro Middle School in Los Angeles, California on February 1, 2018, ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The California Supreme Court yesterday denied to review a police transparency law that allows internal police records to be released to the public. On January 1st of this year, California […]

‘SimCity’ inspired a whole cohort of urban planners — what inspired your career?

‘SimCity’ inspired a whole cohort of urban planners — what inspired your career?

A visitor looks at a demonstration of the video game SimCity (2000) during an exhibition preview featuring 14 video games acquired by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, March 1, 2013. ; Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Has a childhood game or seemingly trivial experience become the starting point to your eventual […]

‘SimCity’ inspired a whole cohort of urban planners — what inspired your career?

‘SimCity’ inspired a whole cohort of urban planners — what inspired your career?

A visitor looks at a demonstration of the video game SimCity (2000) during an exhibition preview featuring 14 video games acquired by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, March 1, 2013. ; Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Has a childhood game or seemingly trivial experience become the starting point to your eventual […]

As US & China trade deal framework becomes clearer, we explain the economic and diplomatic sticking points that remain on each side

As US & China trade deal framework becomes clearer, we explain the economic and diplomatic sticking points that remain on each side

A man rests as he keeps an eye on stock price movements displayed on a screen at a securities company in Beijing on March 23, 2018. ; Credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® As trade representatives for the United States and China appear to be nearing a deal that would lift tariffs that both sides have […]

‘Leaving Neverland’ and the troubled legacy of Michael Jackson

‘Leaving Neverland’ and the troubled legacy of Michael Jackson

An aerial photo shows a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s vehicle in front of singer Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch November 18, 2003 outside of Santa Barbara, California.; Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images AirTalk® The new HBO two-part documentary series “Leaving Neverland” is forcing a re-examination of the child molestation allegations against Michael Jackson. Airing March 3 and […]

San Bernardino County has voted to restrict development of large solar energy projects

San Bernardino County has voted to restrict development of large solar energy projects

Solar panels at the Mars Petcare San Bernardino Solar Garden Unveiling on December 12, 2017 in San Bernardino, California. ; Credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Mars Petcare AirTalk® San Bernardino’s County Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to prohibit construction of large renewable energy projects in certain private areas. The ban was approved with a 4-1 […]

Oscar-winning composer, pianist and conductor André Previn dies at 89

Oscar-winning composer, pianist and conductor André Previn dies at 89

André George Previn, (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) was a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. Previn is the winner of four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings.; Credit: www.bbc.co.uk AirTalk® André Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, […]

Oscar-winning composer, pianist and conductor André Previn dies at 89

Oscar-winning composer, pianist and conductor André Previn dies at 89

André George Previn, (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) was a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. Previn is the winner of four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings.; Credit: www.bbc.co.uk AirTalk® André Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, […]

Michael Cohen testifies in front of the House Oversight and Reform committee

Michael Cohen testifies in front of the House Oversight and Reform committee

Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump is sworn in before testifying before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, is preparing to tell the House committee for Oversight and Reform that Trump […]