In 2004, Sal Khan was a successful hedge fund manager in Boston who had started remotely tutoring his young cousin in New Orleans when the “aha” moment occurred. What started with his young protégé’s need for a little help with her math homework has exploded into called the Khan Academy, now the world’s most popular online learning website with five million unique visitors a month, a million page views a day and over 650 million exercises completed.
We analyze the economic costs of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program overhaul; when should gun owning parents be prosecuted if their kids accidentally shoot and kill? New research finds no differences between male and female brains and middle and high schools are encouraging more expressive writing with a ban on "boring words."
Use-of-force experts give their analysis of the Chicago police shooting video and weigh in on the events leading up to its release; We discuss Monday's upcoming Paris climate talks and its economic benefits; L.A. Times Test Kitchen Director Noelle Carter drops by our studio to give listeners last-minute Thanksgiving dinner tips and TGI-Filmweek comes early!
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