AirTalk for December 10, 2012

US-POLITICS-OBAMA

Fiscal cliff negotiations: what’s on the table?

President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner met one- on-one at the White House on Sunday to discuss a fiscal cliff resolution. Though the divide between the Republican representative and the President is still wide, there is increasing hope for compromise.

The Dodgers looking Yankee-esque in their shopping spree

What a difference a year makes. In a calendar year, the Los Angeles Dodgers went from a team with a reviled owner and a limited payroll to becoming on paper the team to beat in the National League.
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 9

Singer Jenni Rivera died in plane crash at the age of 43

Millions of fans on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are mourning the loss of 43-year-old singer Jenni Rivera, known as “La Diva de la Banda,” who died in a plane crash on Sunday.

Drug companies sue Alameda County over drug take-back program

In what ways could a drug take-back program be beneficial? Who would get the most out of it?
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Bringing a mountain (of sand) to Malibu

What are Californians prepared to do to save their beaches? Does salvaging one area come at a cost to others?

Objects in telescope are closer than they appear

While it seems that the occurrence of natural disasters is constantly on the rise, we can all be thankful that the worst possible scenario has yet to happen. Most people think of floods or earthquakes as the worst offenders to life and infrastructure, but the most potentially damaging threat is actually hanging above our heads.
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