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Week In Politics: The Economy, 2020 Polling, Presidential Candidates’ Policy Proposals And More

Week In Politics: The Economy, 2020 Polling, Presidential Candidates’ Policy Proposals And More

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images AirTalk® AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the big headlines you might have missed in political news over the weekend and looks ahead to the stories we’ll be watching through the week. Here’s […]

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 […]