AirTalk for August 20, 2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie Holds Town Hall Meeting
Ted Cruz is renouncing his Canadian citizenship to affirm his allegiance to the United States. The Texas Senator is rumored to have presidential aspirations. There's also talk of Vice President Joe Biden making a run. And it’s even more unclear whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is viable for the Grand Old Party. If that isn’t enough 2016 talk, what’s the latest on Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and Scott Brown? Who are we forgetting?
Fire rages on a hillside south of Banning, California on August 8, 2013
This month’s Silver Fire in Riverside County devastated communities in Riverside County - destroying nearly 50 buildings, including homes, and injuring almost a dozen firefighters.
Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Over the weekend, San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White banned firefighters in the city from using of helmet cameras. The move came after footage taken by a firefighter’s helmet camera after the Asiana Airlines crash became public.

Egypt tensions rattle divides between Mid-East countries

Egypt remains in a state of emergency as violence rips a divided country. Tensions between supporters of the military and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood will likely be further exacerbated after authorities arrested Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie.
Sex in College...Declining?
Despite recent headlines claiming that sex among college students was on the rise, students are actually having less sex than two decades ago. This, according to new research presented Tuesday at the American Sociological Association.
Los Angeles Auto Show Previews Latest Car Models

How can the LA Auto Show bring new wheel appeal?

Though LA might be notorious for being one of the most car-obsessed cities in the country, the LA Auto Show has never quite shined so brightly in the international auto world. In recent years the dates have conflicted with prestigious shows in Tokyo and Guangzhou, China.
Author Elmore Leonard Portrait Session And Book Signing At Book Soup

Remembering crime novelist Elmore Leonard

Crime novelist Elmore Leonard died yesterday at age 87. In addition to his well-known novels, “Get Shorty,” “Freaky Deaky” and “Glitz,” Leonard was highly regarded for redefining and mastering his genre. He wrote more than 40 novels, and many of his writings have been turned into movies and TV series.
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