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As Some Law Enforcement Agencies Rethink Policy, Is No Response The Best Response When It Comes To Possible Suicide-By Cop Calls?

As Some Law Enforcement Agencies Rethink Policy, Is No Response The Best Response When It Comes To Possible Suicide-By Cop Calls?

An LAPD Patrol Car chasing down a suspect; Credit: Photo by Steve lyon via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® After initiating a traffic stop on Monday, CHP officer Andre Moye was shot and killed by a suspect whose father now says his son may have been trying to get the police to kill him. These instances […]

Is Following An Ex On Social Media A No-No? Opinions Differ By Age When It Comes To Online Infidelity And Relationships, Report Finds

Is Following An Ex On Social Media A No-No? Opinions Differ By Age When It Comes To Online Infidelity And Relationships, Report Finds

Relationships in the digital age; Credit: LouLou & Tummie/ImageZoo/Corbis AirTalk® Is it okay to follow an old flame on social media sites when you’re in a relationship? Are emotional relationships online crossing the line? It’s a blurred line, and it depends on what age group you ask. According to a new report, “iFidelity: The State […]

Is Following An Ex On Social Media A No-No? Opinions Differ By Age When It Comes To Online Infidelity And Relationships, Report Finds

Is Following An Ex On Social Media A No-No? Opinions Differ By Age When It Comes To Online Infidelity And Relationships, Report Finds

Relationships in the digital age; Credit: LouLou & Tummie/ImageZoo/Corbis AirTalk® Is it okay to follow an old flame on social media sites when you’re in a relationship? Are emotional relationships online crossing the line? It’s a blurred line, and it depends on what age group you ask. According to a new report, “iFidelity: The State […]

LAUSD ‘School Performance Framework’ Would Rate Schools On 1-5 Scale

LAUSD ‘School Performance Framework’ Would Rate Schools On 1-5 Scale

Venice High School in Los Angeles.; Credit: VeniceHigh.net AirTalk® The Los Angeles Unified School District is considering a proposal that would issue ratings for L.A. schools and charters. The goal of the proposal, a result of a resolution brought forward by Board of Education members Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez, is to provide and accessible […]

Police Clash With Protesters As Occupation Of Hong Kong Airport Enters Second Night

Police Clash With Protesters As Occupation Of Hong Kong Airport Enters Second Night

Police secure Terminal 1 after a scuffle with pre-democracy protestors at Hong Kong’s International Airport on August 13, 2019; Credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two […]

Jeffrey Epstein Suicide Raises Questions, Conspiracies

Jeffrey Epstein Suicide Raises Questions, Conspiracies

Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide while detained in a prison this weekend AirTalk® Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing young girls, was found dead Saturday morning after he had apparently hanged himself. This happened a couple weeks after Epstein was said to have been taken off suicide watch at the Metropolitan Correctional Center […]

Former Virginia Governor On Charlottesville And The Mainstreaming Of White Nationalism

Former Virginia Governor On Charlottesville And The Mainstreaming Of White Nationalism

Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; Credit: Tom Saunders AirTalk® On August 12, 2017 during a “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia a car was purposefully driven into a crowd of people peacefully protesting the rally, killing one and injuring over 30 other people. The driver of the car, 20-year-old James Alex Fields […]

Disability Advocates Say ADA Requirements Should Apply Online, Domino’s Wants Supreme Court To Weigh In

Disability Advocates Say ADA Requirements Should Apply Online, Domino’s Wants Supreme Court To Weigh In

A sign in front of a Domino’s Pizza April 14, 2004 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® If a blind customer can’t place an order through a Domino’s website or app, does that put the pizza chain in violation of the American with Disabilities Act? The Ninth Circuit says yes. But courts across […]

It’s Official: There Are More Democrats Than Republicans In OC

It’s Official: There Are More Democrats Than Republicans In OC

Supporters of Democratic Congressional candidate for California’s 48th District Harley Rouda, hold signs and cheer at a get-out-the-vote rally in Laguna Beach, California on election day November 6, 2018.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® If we’re going by the numbers, the so-called “blue wave” has officially crested in Orange County. Once a place that seemingly […]

The Work Of Toni Morrison And Its Impact On You

The Work Of Toni Morrison And Its Impact On You

Toni Morrison from“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”; Credit: Courtesy of filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/ Magnolia Pictures AirTalk® Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ”Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has […]