The Department of Defense has financed research and development for defense technologies for a half-century. What is behind the Pentagon's outside solicitation of innovative anti-terrorist technologies? Larry Mantle will discuss this issue as well as other new technological approaches to dealing with terrorism.
Nursing home care is arguably better than ever, but many seniors still cannot stomach the idea of losing their independence. Join Larry Mantle as he talks with experts, Elinor Ginzler and Michelle Plauche, about the latest alternatives to nursing home care, including at-home care, day care, and assisted living. How do they work, what do they cost, and what's covered by Medicare, Medical and insurance plans?
FBI Director James Comey informed Congress that new classified Clinton emails have come to light, prompting a reopening of criminal investigation involving the Democratic presidential nominee; leaders of the armed protest at the Oregon national wildlife refuge were acquitted of federal charges – we analyze the verdict; according to a new WWF report, more than two thirds of the earth’s wildlife could be extinct by the end of 2020 – how much stock can we take in this prediction?; plus, Larry and KPCC film critics review ‘Inferno’ and other new releases. TGI-FilmWeek!
It's been a stressful cycle of 2016 presidential election news - how have you been coping? We hear from listeners about how they've handled the inundation of campaign scandals and vitriol from candidates, and ways to combat unhealthy fatigue; the Vatican released new cremation regulations on how the ashes of loved ones shouldn't be kept in home or scattered; and we dive into Prop 61 over prescription drug coverage reform, one of the most highly debated measures in California.
Justin Timberlake’s selfie at a Tennessee voting booth raised concerns over vote buying and legality – we dive into the issue; the CDC’s new report shows a spike in CA’s STI numbers; why women choose to change or keep their surnames; plus, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has two seat openings – we host debates for the candidates.
We talk to Metro CEO Phil Washington about the expo line, bike share programs and more; should infants sleep in the same room as parents? According to a new recommendation released yesterday, it significantly reduces chances of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; we analyze Obamacare’s double-digit premium hikes; plus, what is ‘speaking American?’ A look at dialect variations and colloquialisms.
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