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As Mexico begins earthquake recovery, Puerto Rico braces for Hurricane Maria

As Mexico begins earthquake recovery, Puerto Rico braces for Hurricane Maria

Mexican rescue teams look for people trapped in the rubble at the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school in Mexico City on September 20, 2017. At least 21 children were killed and about 30 children are still missing at the school.; Credit: MARIO VAZQUEZ/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® On Tuesday, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Central Mexico, devastating the […]

After DACA recipients confront Pelosi, others weigh pros and cons of Dems dealmaking with Trump

After DACA recipients confront Pelosi, others weigh pros and cons of Dems dealmaking with Trump

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol September 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® A group of  young, undocumented immigrants interrupted a DACA press conference in San Francisco held by Nancy Pelosi on Monday. The interruption occurred as an apparent […]

Rose Bowl looks to sell the naming rights to its field, but it won’t be a corporate name

Rose Bowl looks to sell the naming rights to its field, but it won’t be a corporate name

Fans stand outside the before the 98th Rose Bowl Game between the Oregon Ducks and the Wisconsin Badgers on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. ; Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images AirTalk® For the first time in its history, the field at the Rose Bowl could have a name. The Rose Bowl Operating Company is reportedly […]

Where can you expect to find a pot shop in LA next year

Where can you expect to find a pot shop in LA next year

Dave Warden, a bud tender at Private Organic Therapy (P.O.T.), a non-profit co-operative medical marijuana dispensary, displays various types of marijuana available to patients on October 19, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® As the legalization date for selling pot approaches, Los Angeles is taking steps to shape how and where […]

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a news conference about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the U.S. Capitol September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump met last night with Democratic leaders to discuss DACA, or […]

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a news conference about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the U.S. Capitol September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump met last night with Democratic leaders to discuss DACA, or […]

The Bernie Sanders solution: Is universal health care the best plan for the US?

The Bernie Sanders solution: Is universal health care the best plan for the US?

Bernie Sanders speaks during a Stop Trumpcare emergency rally with MoveOn.org at Express Live on June 25, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.; Credit: Duane Prokop/Getty Images for MoveOn.org AirTalk® Sen. Bernie Sanders will publicly unveil a new version of his single-payer healthcare bill today. Among his ticket of early supporters and 15 co-sponsors include Senators Elizabeth […]

Checking in on Gen. Kelly’s West Wing regime and the history of chief of staff management styles

Checking in on Gen. Kelly’s West Wing regime and the history of chief of staff management styles

White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly looks on as President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® It’s been over a month since John Kelly left his post as Secretary of Homeland Security to become President Trump’s […]

Taylor Swift in the long line of artist reinvention

Taylor Swift in the long line of artist reinvention

Taylor Swift poses in the press room at the The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Taylor Swift recently released the first single of her upcoming sixth album, and it’s… different. A “Bad Blood”-esque revenge anthem on steroids, “Look What You Made […]

The SoCal radio merger that aims to put 88.5FM on the map

The SoCal radio merger that aims to put 88.5FM on the map

; Credit: Courtesy of 88.5 KCSN AirTalk® Two noncommercial radio stations will join forces in the hope of creating a public radio juggernaut in the already crowded LA radio market. Both stations — KCSN in Northridge and KSBR in Mission Viejo — share the same FM frequency 88.5. The combined entity, branded “The New 88.5” […]