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As Obama announces Hiroshima visit, a look back at the decision to drop the A bomb

As Obama announces Hiroshima visit, a look back at the decision to drop the A bomb
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A woman places a candle lit paper lantern on the river during 70th anniversary activities, commemorating the atomic bombing of Hiroshima at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.; Credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images (AP) President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb during […]

Dwyane Wade takes heat for practicing during the Canadian national anthem

Dwyane Wade takes heat for practicing during the Canadian national anthem

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat drives past DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Toronto Raptors on a pick set by Udonis Haslem #40 during the first quarter of the game at American Airlines Arena.; Credit: Rob Foldy/Getty Images Saturday, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was in the middle of his pre-game ritual for game […]

GOP split widens over future of the party

GOP split widens over future of the party

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions during his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol April 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images The Republican Party is dividing over presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Senator Lindsay Graham is the latest. CNN quotes him saying he won’t vote for either Trump […]

LA’s best brunches

LA’s best brunches

Atmosphere view of guests enjoying a Bloody Mary cocktail drink in New York City.; Credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images GQ Bellini. Mimosa. Bloody Mary. Few things epitomize weekend relaxation like the Sunday brunch. In celebration of this great dining tradition, AirTalk wants to know what are your favorite places for brunch in the Southland. Call 866-893-5722 […]

California Republicans kiss votes goodbye, closet Trump-ers speak and Sanders holds out

California Republicans kiss votes goodbye, closet Trump-ers speak and Sanders holds out

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announces the suspension of his campaign as wife Heidi Cruz looks on during an election night watch party in Indianapolis, Indiana. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images We knew yesterday’s Indiana primary was important but we didn’t know it would wrap up the Republican Presidential race. Donald Trump garnered […]

Parents open up about raising transgender kids

Parents open up about raising transgender kids

Students clap after Kathy Duritza, a pre-school teacher at the North Hills KinderCare Learning Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.; Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images for Knowledge Unive Despite high-profile advocates like Caitlyn Jenner spreading the word about growing up transgender, the concept is still difficult for many to understand, especially when young children identify as trans.  How […]

Is monotasking the new multitasking?

Is monotasking the new multitasking?

Research coming out of UC Irvine shows that humans have finite neural resources that are depleted every time they switch between tasks. ; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Multitasking in the workplace is typically lauded as an ideal capability for workers. But, how much work do the multitaskers get done? Is there a lack of focus, […]

Racist jurors’ impact on guilty verdicts will be weighed by Supreme Court

Racist jurors’ impact on guilty verdicts will be weighed by Supreme Court

Seats in the jury box sit empty during a hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images If a juror shows racial bias during jury deliberations, then is a defendant being robbed of his or her Sixth Amendment right to trial by an impartial jury? That question will be debated at the Supreme Court […]

Is distracted driving the same as drunk driving? The ‘textalyzer’ would treat it that way

Is distracted driving the same as drunk driving? The ‘textalyzer’ would treat it that way

A driver texting while driving.; Credit: iStockphoto In an effort to curb an increase in distracted driving, a New York State lawmaker is proposing a law that would give police the technology to treat texting and driving the same way as drinking and driving. The so-called “textalyzer” would allow police at the scene of a […]

Is distracted driving the same as drunk driving? The ‘textalyzer’ would treat it that way

Is distracted driving the same as drunk driving? The ‘textalyzer’ would treat it that way

A driver texting while driving.; Credit: iStockphoto In an effort to curb an increase in distracted driving, a New York State lawmaker is proposing a law that would give police the technology to treat texting and driving the same way as drinking and driving. The so-called “textalyzer” would allow police at the scene of a […]