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Do gun shows in Nevada increase injuries and deaths in CA?

Do gun shows in Nevada increase injuries and deaths in CA?

Gun show in Chantilly, Va., last December.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Do gun-related injuries and deaths increase in California in the two weeks after an in-state gun show? What about if the gun show was in a nearby area of Nevada? UC Berkeley public health researcher Ellicott Matthay set out to find whether there was […]

What’s left of the JFK assassination documents might drop Thursday – why are some government agencies pushing back?

What’s left of the JFK assassination documents might drop Thursday – why are some government agencies pushing back?

US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy signs the order of naval blockade of Cuba, on October 24, 1962.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® On Saturday, Trump tweeted plans to disclose what’s left of the National Archives and Record Administration’s documents on President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, […]

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

A reporter holds a copy of President Barack Obama’s long form birth certificate in the Briefing Room of the White House April 27, 2011 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images AirTalk® There will be a third option for Californians who neither identify as male nor female on birth certificates and driver’s licenses. As reported […]

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

A reporter holds a copy of President Barack Obama’s long form birth certificate in the Briefing Room of the White House April 27, 2011 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images AirTalk® There will be a third option for Californians who neither identify as male nor female on birth certificates and driver’s licenses. As reported […]

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

Californians will have the option to identify as nonbinary on birth certificates

A reporter holds a copy of President Barack Obama’s long form birth certificate in the Briefing Room of the White House April 27, 2011 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images AirTalk® There will be a third option for Californians who neither identify as male nor female on birth certificates and driver’s licenses. As reported […]

Adam Schiff on re-introducing the Rim of the Valley Preservation Act

Adam Schiff on re-introducing the Rim of the Valley Preservation Act

An area of the Santa Monica Mountains recreation area, which currently encompasses Runyon Canyon Park all the way to Point Mugu. ; Credit: fredo/Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Wednesday he is re-introducing the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act. As reported by Southern California News Group, the bill would add […]

Rob Pelinka dishes on first season as Lakers GM and what to expect from this year’s team

Rob Pelinka dishes on first season as Lakers GM and what to expect from this year’s team

Wilson Chandler #21 of the Denver Nuggets splits the defense of Lonzo Ball #2 and Thomas Bryant #31 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of a preseason game at Staples Center on October 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images AirTalk® With most of LA’s focus during this […]

What’s next for Raqqa as US-backed Syrian forces take control of the city?

What’s next for Raqqa as US-backed Syrian forces take control of the city?

Rojda Felat, a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander, walks with her group’s flag at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqa on October 17, 2017.; Credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian fighters said Tuesday they had seized control of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. The city has been considered the headquarters […]

Week in Politics: Divisions within the GOP, Iran nuclear deal gets decertified, NAFTA is being renegotiated and more

Week in Politics: Divisions within the GOP, Iran nuclear deal gets decertified, NAFTA is being renegotiated and more

U.S. President Donald Trump (R), joined by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media during a meeting with his cabinet at the White House on October 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images AirTalk® We discuss the latest from last week, the weekend and the biggest stories pending for the […]

Week in Politics: Divisions within the GOP, Iran nuclear deal gets decertified, NAFTA is being renegotiated and more

Week in Politics: Divisions within the GOP, Iran nuclear deal gets decertified, NAFTA is being renegotiated and more

U.S. President Donald Trump (R), joined by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media during a meeting with his cabinet at the White House on October 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images AirTalk® We discuss the latest from last week, the weekend and the biggest stories pending for the […]