AirTalk for September 26, 2013

Senate Republicans Speak To The Press After Weekly Policy Meetings

John McCain the 'Maverick' works on his legacy

Senator John McCain took fellow Republican Ted Cruz to task yesterday for his 21-hour speech on the Senate floor where Cruz accused his party of dropping the ball on trying to defeat ObamaCare.
Animal Sanctuary Needs £200,000 To Avoid Closure

New documentary seeks broader ban on declawing cats (Poll)

The “The Paw Project" aims to teach audiences that the practice of declawing cats may not be as simple as some pet owners may think.
View of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant
At a public hearing tonight in Carlsbad, California, the public will get their first glimpse at what decommissioning the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will entail. Is the public interested in knowing more?
Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

Dodgers fan stabbed to death after game in San Francisco

A man wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers hat was stabbed to death in San Francisco after a Giants-Dodgers game at the AT&T Park. The victim, 24-year-old Jonathan Denver, was stabbed at 11:30pm, about 90 minutes after the game ended.
Army Base Zerak Sustains Heavy Rocket and Mortar Attack

Army's newly revised tattoo policy is more stringent

New rules that would ban new recruits from having tattoos below the elbows and knees or above the neckline have been approved by the Army, military magazine Stars and Stripes reports. The new policy has been in consideration for a year and is awaiting the final signature of Army Secretary John McHugh.
No one wants to see their kid hurt or defeated. So it’s understandable why many parents, teachers and coaches dole out loads of praise – and awards. In school, kids are given gold stickers for showing up, and in sports, they’re handed trophies, just for playing the game. In Southern California, a local branch of the American Youth Soccer Organization passes out about 3,5000 awards each season, because every player gets one.
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