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AirTalk election 2016: Presidential frontrunners start thinking big picture as the rest of the field regroups

AirTalk election 2016: Presidential frontrunners start thinking big picture as the rest of the field regroups
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets attendees prior to her address to the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) March 21, 2016 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue their respective marches toward the Republican and Democratic nominations this past week, with Clinton sweeping […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Airline, consumer travel industry experts on impact of several consumer-oriented proposals in Congress

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Air travelers have been vocal about about shrinking seat sizes and rising surcharges on commercial airlines, especially over the last decade, and now it seems that lawmakers […]

Why most new cars will have automatic braking systems by 2022

Why most new cars will have automatic braking systems by 2022

The Google self-driving car maneuvers through the streets of in Washington, DC May 14, 2012.; Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Thursday a commitment by 20 automakers including Ford, Toyota and General Motors to install automatic emergency brakes in all new cars within […]

LAPD Chief Beck joins AirTalk to discuss use-of-force, Taser use and more

LAPD Chief Beck joins AirTalk to discuss use-of-force, Taser use and more

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a reformer hand-picked by former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton, is seen as an innovator and also someone who’s respected by the old guard.; Credit: Kirk Siegler/NPR The LA Police Commission approved unanimously a plan review LAPD’s use-of-force practices and guidelines. Commission president Matt Johnson and Commissioner Robert Saltzman were calling for […]

LAPD Chief Beck joins AirTalk to discuss use-of-force, Taser use and more

LAPD Chief Beck joins AirTalk to discuss use-of-force, Taser use and more

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a reformer hand-picked by former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton, is seen as an innovator and also someone who’s respected by the old guard.; Credit: Kirk Siegler/NPR The LA Police Commission approved unanimously a plan review LAPD’s use-of-force practices and guidelines. Commission president Matt Johnson and Commissioner Robert Saltzman were calling for […]