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The Toyota Supra is here…again. What car would you bring back?

The Toyota Supra is here…again. What car would you bring back?

F1 driver Fernando Alonso unveils the Toyota Supra Super GT race car during day one of the 2019 North American International Auto Show January 14, 2019 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® After two decades off the market, the Toyota Supra is making a comeback. As reported […]

With Monday’s looming LAUSD strike, we speak with parents about their plans

With Monday’s looming LAUSD strike, we speak with parents about their plans

A Los Angeles Unified School District school bus parking lot in Los Angeles, California on January 10, 2019.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Negotiations between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union, United Teachers Los Angeles, are expected to continue throughout the weekend. More than 30,000 members of the teacher union are […]

The birth rate across the U.S. varies significantly between states. Why?

The birth rate across the U.S. varies significantly between states. Why?

A father cradles his newborn baby.; Credit: Photo by nikki mcleod via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® The birth rate across the United States has been steadily declining, but a new report released today says that fertility rates vary significantly across the country. According to the report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center […]

New study says half of US adults reporting food allergies don’t actually have food allergies

New study says half of US adults reporting food allergies don’t actually have food allergies

A man covers his face while sneezing near one of the garden show pieces at the Chelsea Flower Show in London 24 May 2004; Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A new JAMA study out this month says of 1 in 5 adults who reported a food allergy, only 1 in 10 were actually found to […]

Economic impact of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% tax hike on the ultrarich

Economic impact of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% tax hike on the ultrarich

Member elect Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) talks to fellow members of Congress during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® Newly elected Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is making waves with her proposal for a top marginal tax rate as high as […]

The Gavin Newsom era begins in California: What to expect from the new administration

The Gavin Newsom era begins in California: What to expect from the new administration

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images AirTalk® Gavin Newsom takes the helm as the 40th governor of the nation’s most populous state, succeeding fellow Democrat Jerry Brown. He enters the governorship two years into California’s self-styled “resistance” to Trump, […]

The Gavin Newsom era begins in California: What to expect from the new administration

The Gavin Newsom era begins in California: What to expect from the new administration

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images AirTalk® Gavin Newsom takes the helm as the 40th governor of the nation’s most populous state, succeeding fellow Democrat Jerry Brown. He enters the governorship two years into California’s self-styled “resistance” to Trump, […]

After CA Supreme Court Chief Justice calls state bar exam pass rate ‘frightening,’ exploring the arguments for and against lowering the cut score

After CA Supreme Court Chief Justice calls state bar exam pass rate ‘frightening,’ exploring the arguments for and against lowering the cut score

Students go about their business at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® The California bar exam is notorious in the legal community for being one the toughest in the nation to pass, due in part to its so-called ‘cut score,’ which is the second highest in the nation at 144 […]

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Smithsonian National Zoo is closed to the public on January 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images AirTalk® The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on the […]

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Government shutdown enters 13th day, as Democrats take control of House

Smithsonian National Zoo is closed to the public on January 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images AirTalk® The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on the […]