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Updates On Saugus High School Shooting

Updates On Saugus High School Shooting

A student brings flowers to a makeshift memorial in Central Park to victims of the shooting at nearby Saugus High School on November 15, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California.; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images AirTalk® A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students […]

Purple Project For Democracy: Revisiting Women’s Suffrage 100 Years After Adopting The Vote

Purple Project For Democracy: Revisiting Women’s Suffrage 100 Years After Adopting The Vote

Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. ; Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs – Votes for Women AirTalk® It’s been a century since Congress adopted the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, allowing women the right to vote. The women’s suffrage movement continues to be a source of inspiration for modern activism today. […]

Southern California Edison Reaches Settlement Over Woolsey and Thomas Fires

Southern California Edison Reaches Settlement Over Woolsey and Thomas Fires

The remains of a beach side luxury home that was destroyed by the “Woolsey Fire” along the Pacific Coast Highway community of Point Dume in Malibu, California.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by […]

What To Know Ahead Of The First Round Of Impeachment Hearings

What To Know Ahead Of The First Round Of Impeachment Hearings

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a briefing at the White House October 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® Public hearings into President Donald Trump’s actions with Ukraine promise to generate all the attention in Washington and stoke the partisan flames inside the Capitol ever […]

Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of DACA

Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of DACA

Demonstrators arrive in front of the US Supreme Court during the “Home Is Here” March for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on November 10, 2019 in Washington D.C.; Credit: JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will be hearing arguments for the program known as […]

Southern California Votes For More Housing In Coastal Areas. What Now?

Southern California Votes For More Housing In Coastal Areas. What Now?

The Southern California Association of governments voted this week in favor of a plan that pushes for more coastal housing instead of expanding communities inland. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® The Southern California Association of governments voted this week in favor of a plan that pushes for more coastal housing instead of expanding communities inland. […]

Where Do You Draw The Line When It Comes To Monitoring Your Kid’s Sex Life?

Where Do You Draw The Line When It Comes To Monitoring Your Kid’s Sex Life?

T.I. speaks onstage in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Netflix/Allied AirTalk® Rapper T.I. has come under fire for saying that he checks with his daughter’s doctor every year to assure she’s still a virgin. According to Buzzfeed News, when asked if he’s had the sex talk with his daughters, the rapper said, “Not […]

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 […]