AirTalk for July 2, 2013

A seemingly routine arrest has turned into a viral video on YouTube, and the Hawthorne Police Department are under fire for shooting a dog. (Warning: video is graphic.)
Pregnant Woman

Do fetuses feel pain?

The question over fetal pain has re-energized the abortion debate. Since last year, 11 states including Nebraska, Kansas and Idaho have passed legislations banning abortion 20 weeks after fertilization, based on the argument that fetuses can feel pain at that point.
Bothers with sisters
A new paper shows that out of thousands of men surveyed, those who grew up with sisters are more likely to be Republican. Men with sisters are also less likely to help with household chores. Is there a connection?
Actively disengaged workers
All work and no raises could be the motto of today's workplace.How engaged and satisfied are folks with their jobs? Not very, a recent survey finds.

How astronaut wives defined the face of NASA

Lily Koppel’s new book looks at how a hidden group of women defined America’s history — astronaut wives. Wives of famous astronauts like Neil Armstrong and “Buzz” Aldrin, who walked on the moon in 1969, talked about the pressures of being married to these high-profile men and looking like “Stepford wives,” maintaining the image of a perfect marriage and perfect family. Fast-forward 30 years, and we see these space heroes in the news again, but this time battling alcoholism and divorce.
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