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AirTalk Election 2016: Dem and GOP candidates fight hard for Wisconsin primary voters

AirTalk Election 2016: Dem and GOP candidates fight hard for Wisconsin primary voters
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Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at an event March 30, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin.; Credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images Larry Mantle is joined by NPR’s political team for a roundup of the week ahead on the campaign trail as candidates battle over Wisconsin’s primary. Speaking in LaCrosse today, GOP candidate Donald Trump said […]

An early look at who might throw their hat in for Governor of California

An early look at who might throw their hat in for Governor of California

Then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at the 81st annual U.S. Conference of Mayors at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on June 21, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.; Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been up and down California as part of a 38-day listening tour. His outreach lays a […]

City, homeless advocates disagree on new law limiting homeless people’s property

City, homeless advocates disagree on new law limiting homeless people’s property

A member of a clean-up crew looks at belongings of a homeless person on a public sidewalk February 28, 2013 in downtown skid row area of Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Whatever can be fit into a 60-gallon container is what the homeless are allowed to store on sidewalks, alleys, and parkways in […]

Virtual Reality becomes reality for Oculus Rift consumers

Virtual Reality becomes reality for Oculus Rift consumers

Westfield introduces world first Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headsets ahead of ‘Future Fashion’ an immersive pop-up experience.; Credit: Tim P. Whitby Reviews are in for the much-anticipated virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, as it ships out to consumers this week. Time magazine’s tech reporter, Lisa Eadicicco, calls the technology pricey ($600, plus the cost […]

Virtual Reality becomes reality for Oculus Rift consumers

Virtual Reality becomes reality for Oculus Rift consumers

Westfield introduces world first Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headsets ahead of ‘Future Fashion’ an immersive pop-up experience.; Credit: Tim P. Whitby Reviews are in for the much-anticipated virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, as it ships out to consumers this week. Time magazine’s tech reporter, Lisa Eadicicco, calls the technology pricey ($600, plus the cost […]

DNC executive talks Clinton-Sanders debate schedule, party politics

DNC executive talks Clinton-Sanders debate schedule, party politics

CEO of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Amy Dacey, speaks at a press conference pitching the borough of Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC).; Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images What are your questions for Amy Dacey, the chief executive officer of the Democratic National Committee? Larry Mantle will interview Dacey this afternoon. They […]

AirTalk election 2016: Bernie’s big weekend, plus Cruz and Trump continue sniping each other’s wives

AirTalk election 2016: Bernie’s big weekend, plus Cruz and Trump continue sniping each other’s wives

Supporters cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Alliant Energy Center on March 26, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images It’s a question of math vs. momentum at this point for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The Vermont Senator snatched up victories […]

AirTalk election 2016: Bernie’s big weekend, plus Cruz and Trump continue sniping each other’s wives

AirTalk election 2016: Bernie’s big weekend, plus Cruz and Trump continue sniping each other’s wives

Supporters cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Alliant Energy Center on March 26, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images It’s a question of math vs. momentum at this point for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The Vermont Senator snatched up victories […]

Why California is holding off on BPA labels and why it’s irritated public health groups

Why California is holding off on BPA labels and why it’s irritated public health groups

Canned tomatoes line the shelves of a pantry at the SF-Marin Food Bank on May 1, 2014 in San Francisco, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (Ellen Knickmeyer | AP) California plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away […]

The power of California’s June primary

The power of California’s June primary

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attend a campaign rally, March 23, 2016 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images On June 7, Californians will head to the polls to place their votes on who they want to go head-to-head in the general presidential election.   With 172 delegates […]