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Ransomware returns: Ukraine-based attack hits companies worldwide

The ransomware attack was reported by Microsoft and has infected businesses across Europe, Asia, South America and the U.S. - what's the impact and how is this different from the WannaCry hack last May? We also take a look at the fine line for doctors when it comes to political activism and their response to heated health care reforms; a scathing ACLU report on O.C. jails; and more.

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon on postponing California’s single-payer health plan

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced Friday that a bill offering single-payer healthcare to the state will be postponed, angering progressive activists across the country. AirTalk speaks with Rendon about his decision. We also dive into the ethics of artificial intelligence; celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter; and more.

What’s next for the LAPD Cadets program?

More than 450 LAPD cadets graduated from the youth program over the weekend- AirTalk considers the future of the program amid recent scandal. We also get the latest updates on the Senate health care bill; debate Lyft’s new shuttle service; and more.

As a possible ouster builds on Capitol Hill, can Pelosi weather the storm?

AirTalk discusses Nancy Pelosi's future as House minority leader after congressional Democrats met to discuss a possible ouster yesterday. We also speak with state Sen. Josh Newman, whose potential recall election has sparked controversy; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.

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