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What does a salmon farm spill mean for the environment?

What does a salmon farm spill mean for the environment?

Fresh wild and farmed Loch Duart salmon filets are seen on a tray at the San Francisco Fish Company April 11, 2008 in San Francisco, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® As reported by the Los Angeles Times, Atlantic salmon farmed around Cypress Island recently escaped faulty equipment. Now Washington state officials are calling […]

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

Coastal Redwood trees stand at Muir Woods National Monument on August 20, 2013 in Mill Valley, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® After a four-month review, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that he’s recommending no elimination of the 27 ocean and wilderness national monuments in the U.S., though there would be boundary adjustments […]

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

Coastal Redwood trees stand at Muir Woods National Monument on August 20, 2013 in Mill Valley, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® After a four-month review, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that he’s recommending no elimination of the 27 ocean and wilderness national monuments in the U.S., though there would be boundary adjustments […]

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

National monuments won’t be eliminated, but there will be some boundary adjustments

Coastal Redwood trees stand at Muir Woods National Monument on August 20, 2013 in Mill Valley, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® After a four-month review, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that he’s recommending no elimination of the 27 ocean and wilderness national monuments in the U.S., though there would be boundary adjustments […]

Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Ryan Bundy speaks on his phone at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on the sixth day of the occupation of the federal building in Burns, Oregon on January 7, 2016.; Credit: ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they […]

Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Nevada jury acquits Bundy ranch standoff participants

Ryan Bundy speaks on his phone at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on the sixth day of the occupation of the federal building in Burns, Oregon on January 7, 2016.; Credit: ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they […]

A growing threat to cybersecurity may be in your back pocket

A growing threat to cybersecurity may be in your back pocket

A visitor tries out an Apple iPhone 7 on the first day of sales of the new phone at the Berlin Apple store on September 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. ; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images AirTalk® A growing threat to mobile security is hitting cell phones across the country. An article published this week in […]

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 01: Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon helps with last minute preparations before President Donald Trump announces his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former […]

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse; eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses.; Credit: Joseph Okpako/Getty Images AirTalk® Over the next seventy-two hours, Angelenos will travel all over the country to cities and states in the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse’s path of totality.  We’ll speak with them […]

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

Protesters use their banners to block the view of victims injured when a car plowed through a crowd of demonstrators marching through the downtown shopping district August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank? The American Civil […]