AirTalk for February 27, 2015

The U.S. House could vote on a bill today that would overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act. Also, Facebook is rolling out resources to users who express potential suicidal thoughts. Then, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his new pre-teen book, “Stealing the Game” and his ongoing work with his Skyhook Foundation.
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AirTalk for February 26, 2015

California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins of San Diego is proposing a package of bills to fund more units of affordable housing. Also, AirTalk looks at the practical and moral sides of refusing to pay back student loans. Then, more businesses are tailoring job descriptions to appeal to millennials' desire for making the world a better place.

Supreme Court Hears Case Involving Abercrombie & Fitch And Religious Wardrobe Discrimination

AirTalk for February 25, 2015

Arguments were heard today in the Supreme Court for the case involving a Muslim woman who said she wasn't hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf to her interview. Also, former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is out of the Senate race. Then, would you vote to ban plastic bags in the 2016 election?

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AirTalk for February 24, 2015

Researchers have found that feeding peanut butter to allergy-prone infants helps prevent a peanut allergy. Also, a survey from Los Angeles Metro finds that 22 percent of bus and subway riders had experienced "unwanted sexual behavior." Then, with so much tech available, what's the most effective way to learn a new language?

87th Annual Academy Awards - Show

AirTalk for February 23, 2015

“Birdman” soared to four Oscar wins on Sunday night, including best picture and best director,we’ll take a look back at the winners, losers, surprises, and snubs from the 87th Academy Awards. Also, What are the short and long-term implications for Congress if they neglect to fund DHS? Then, three out of four hospitals are not meeting standards for high-risk childbirths.

AirTalk for February 20, 2015

The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders have announced plans for a jointly-constructed, shared, stadium along the 405 Freeway in Carson.Could it finally be time for an LA football team? Also, the country’s top advisory panel wants Americans to eat less meat and more vegetables. Then, film critic David Thomson explores the human condition and why people connect with performance.

US-HEALTH-EBOLA-WAFRICA

AirTalk for February 19, 2015

Almost 180 patients may have been infected by a deadly superbug after being exposed to contaminated medical scopes. How has the response been from UCLA at this point? Also, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León introduced a new bill on Wednesday that he says would address the state's critical child care shortage. Then, a drag queen weighs in on whether drag is degrading to women.