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Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House December 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk In just 15 days, President Barack Obama will no longer call 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue his home. His second term has all but ended, President-elect […]

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House December 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk In just 15 days, President Barack Obama will no longer call 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue his home. His second term has all but ended, President-elect […]

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House December 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk In just 15 days, President Barack Obama will no longer call 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue his home. His second term has all but ended, President-elect […]

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

Looking back on 44: AirTalk debates President Obama’s legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House December 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk In just 15 days, President Barack Obama will no longer call 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue his home. His second term has all but ended, President-elect […]

California’s Holder hire: Will it hurt or help the state’s defense against potential Trump policies?

California’s Holder hire: Will it hurt or help the state’s defense against potential Trump policies?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a press conference announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations at the Department of Justice.; Credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images AirTalk The California Legislature is lawyering up in preparation for the next four years under Donald Trump – and the person they’ve hired […]

‘Woke?’ ‘Lit?’ ‘High-Key?’ Choosing slang to stay and go in 2017

‘Woke?’ ‘Lit?’ ‘High-Key?’ Choosing slang to stay and go in 2017

(L-R) Deray McKesson, Brittany Packnett, and Wesley Lowery attend the “Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement” screening on May 24, 2016 in New York City.; Credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET Networks AirTalk In the midst of a presidential election year, it’s no surprise one of the trendiest slang terms of 2016 was political: […]

Can music help alleviate stress, anxiety?

Can music help alleviate stress, anxiety?

A woman looks at a functional magnetic resonance image (fMRI) showing the effect of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Kant’s 3rd Critique on the human brain.; Credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk You’ve probably heard that listening to music can be therapeutic. It’s been said to have the ability to alleviate stress and anxiety –which is […]

What you need to know about the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade security

What you need to know about the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade security

In this handout image provided by Disneyland, The Disneyland Resort entry in the 2016 Rose Parade brings to life the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration at the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade.; Credit: Handout/Getty Images AirTalk If you’re headed to the Rose Parade or the Rose Bowl game on Monday, be prepared to face heightened security. […]

Amy Webb shares tools on how everyone can think like a futurist, and why it matters

Amy Webb shares tools on how everyone can think like a futurist, and why it matters

Futurist Amy Webb.; Credit: Amy Webb Jacklyn Kim | AirTalk There’s a lot more to planning for the future than you might think. Whether it’s your personal career goals, or keeping up with the latest advances in tech, or even spotting out the chances of a fringe candidate like Donald Trump – who will now […]

Climatologist predicts a wet winter, but warns the drought isn’t over

Climatologist predicts a wet winter, but warns the drought isn’t over

Bob Lavezzari clears ashen mud from his street in a neighborhood threatened with a possible major mudslide below a burned hillside as a storm brings rain in the midst of record drought.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk Los Angeles received about five times the amount of rain this December than it did during the same […]