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NTSB Report Reveals Limitations of Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

NTSB Report Reveals Limitations of Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

Pilot models of the Uber self-driving car is displayed at the Uber Advanced Technologies Center. ; Credit: AFP/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® The National Transportation Safety Board just released a 400 page report on the self-driving Uber fatality last March in Tempe, Arizona that killed 49 year old Elaine Herzberg, who was jaywalking with her […]

Oh No! Streaming Services Might Crack Down On Password Sharing, But How Would They Do It?

Oh No! Streaming Services Might Crack Down On Password Sharing, But How Would They Do It?

According to a number of news outlets, streaming companies could very well be cracking down on sharing passwords.; Credit: Elise Amendola/AP AirTalk® One streaming account doesn’t necessarily mean one individual using said account. A lot of times people are using their sister’s friend’s uncle’s password to enjoy shows and movies that the many streaming services, […]

Exploring Recommendations From Department Of Interior Committee That Would Privatize National Park Campgrounds

Exploring Recommendations From Department Of Interior Committee That Would Privatize National Park Campgrounds

A federal subcommittee has proposed new ideas in an effort to “expand and improve recreational opportunities” at national parks.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Expanded Wi-Fi access. Food trucks. Amazon deliveries at campgrounds. These are just some of the ideas that a federal subcommittee has proposed as part of an effort that it […]

Does Warren’s Plan To Pay For Medicare-For-All Add Up?

Does Warren’s Plan To Pay For Medicare-For-All Add Up?

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses a crowd outside of the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center October 26, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina. ; Credit: Sean Rayford/Getty Images AirTalk® Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising […]

AirTalk Listeners Share SoCal Spookiest Halloween Haunts, Houses And Hayrides

AirTalk Listeners Share SoCal Spookiest Halloween Haunts, Houses And Hayrides

The Ghostbusters maze at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 12, 2019 in Universal City, California. ; Credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Universal Studi AirTalk® Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or you want to have your pants literally scared off of you, Halloween-lovers need look no further than Southern California, which […]

Statewide Call-In Special — Proposition 187: 25 Years Later

Statewide Call-In Special — Proposition 187: 25 Years Later

A marcher carries a sign which translates that the immigrants are not the enemies in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® The debate over illegal immigration in California reached a boiling point 25 years ago. The clash was crystalized in the battle over Proposition 187, a ballot measure that sought to bar […]

Week In Politics: The Legal And Ethical Questions Raised By CA Rep Katie Hill’s Resignation

Week In Politics: The Legal And Ethical Questions Raised By CA Rep Katie Hill’s Resignation

Rep. Katie Hill (D-CA) speaks during a news conference.; Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images AirTalk® On Monday, California Rep. Katie Hill (D-25th District) announced her decision to resign from office, following allegations of misconduct, leaked explicit photos and a House Ethics Committee investigation.  In her video explanation, Hill, who has been going through a contentious divorce, […]

Week In Politics: The Legal And Ethical Questions Raised By CA Rep Katie Hill’s Resignation

Week In Politics: The Legal And Ethical Questions Raised By CA Rep Katie Hill’s Resignation

Rep. Katie Hill (D-CA) speaks during a news conference.; Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images AirTalk® On Monday, California Rep. Katie Hill (D-25th District) announced her decision to resign from office, following allegations of misconduct, leaked explicit photos and a House Ethics Committee investigation.  In her video explanation, Hill, who has been going through a contentious divorce, […]

Special Coverage: Getty Fire Forces Evacuations in Brentwood, Mandeville Canyon and Pacific Palisades

Special Coverage: Getty Fire Forces Evacuations in Brentwood, Mandeville Canyon and Pacific Palisades

Firefighters establish a perimeter during the Getty fire.; Credit: Christian Monterrosa/AP/Shutters/Christian Monterrosa/AP/Shutters AirTalk® Today on AirTalk, we bring you updates on the Getty fire as it burns west of the Sepulveda Pass. The Getty Fire broke out early Monday morning on the west side of the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. Mandatory evacuations are […]

Latest On The Tick Fire

Latest On The Tick Fire

Firefighters hose down a burning house during the Tick Fire in Agua Dulce near Santa Clarita, California on October 25, 2019.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Firefighters continued to face difficult weather conditions overnight and into Friday, as they fought to draw containment lines around the Tick Fire near Agua Dulce. Authorities reported […]

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