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AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

Rancho Mirage, CA. Photo by Bill Youngblood. ; Credit: Bill Youngblood California — which  makes and breaks national elections — once sent Republicans Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan to the White House. But the Republican Party in the state is at a crossroads as 2016 approaches, and those who would see the state GOP succeed […]

AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

Rancho Mirage, CA. Photo by Bill Youngblood. ; Credit: Bill Youngblood California — which  makes and breaks national elections — once sent Republicans Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan to the White House. But the Republican Party in the state is at a crossroads as 2016 approaches, and those who would see the state GOP succeed […]

Immigration experts discuss ‘birth tourism’ after feds raid suspected ‘maternity hotels’ in Southern California

Immigration experts discuss ‘birth tourism’ after feds raid suspected ‘maternity hotels’ in Southern California

A nurse holds a baby’s hand at the Critically Ill Baby Aid Center of Anhui Children Hospital on April 14, 2005 in Hefei of Anhui Province, east China.; Credit: China Photos/Getty Images In the latest move to investigate “birth tourism,” federal agents served search warrants at 20 locations in Southern California early Tuesday. The feds […]

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

A sign reading ‘Skid Row’ is painted on a wall next to the Los Angeles Mission, September 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles’ Skid Row contains one of the largest populations of homeless people in the United States.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The shooting was caught on tape, which quickly went viral. Police […]

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

A sign reading ‘Skid Row’ is painted on a wall next to the Los Angeles Mission, September 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles’ Skid Row contains one of the largest populations of homeless people in the United States.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The shooting was caught on tape, which quickly went viral. Police […]

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

Homeless man killed by LAPD on Skid Row

A sign reading ‘Skid Row’ is painted on a wall next to the Los Angeles Mission, September 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles’ Skid Row contains one of the largest populations of homeless people in the United States.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The shooting was caught on tape, which quickly went viral. Police […]

Debating the future of No Child Left Behind

Debating the future of No Child Left Behind

Teacher David Nieder of ‘Knowledge is Power Program’ (KIPP) Academy takes questions from his class October 4, 2000 in The Bronx, New York. ; Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images The U.S. House decided not to vote today on a bill that would overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Supported by many House Republicans, the […]

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education on Hollywood Boulevard on September 22, 2012 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Some former college students say they’re boycotting repaying their student loans.   These 15 students of the for-profit education giant Corinthian, which runs schools […]

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education on Hollywood Boulevard on September 22, 2012 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Some former college students say they’re boycotting repaying their student loans.   These 15 students of the for-profit education giant Corinthian, which runs schools […]

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Exploring the practical and moral sides of striking on student debt

Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education on Hollywood Boulevard on September 22, 2012 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Some former college students say they’re boycotting repaying their student loans.   These 15 students of the for-profit education giant Corinthian, which runs schools […]