AirTalk for November 4, 2013

Travelers Use Los Angeles International Airport Day After Shooting Killed One TSA Agent

Should LAX shooting spark security changes at airports?

The shooting at LAX on Friday has renewed questions on airport saftey. Over the weekend, the union representing TSA workers--the American Federation of Government Employees--called for screeners to have the power of arrest and wanted to see armed security guards at every airport checkpoint.
Florida Governor Reverses Medicaid Stance
A ballot measure cleared for circulation last week would subject doctors to drug and alcohol testing but a separate provision of the measure would have a much greater impact on the medical community. The ballot initiative would raise a cap on noneconomic medical malpractice damages that was set at $250,000 in 1975 by adjusting it for inflation.
The US Supreme Court Building is seen in
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up two interesting cases this week. Today, the question is whether steelworkers should get paid to get dressed. In the case, Sandifer versus United States Steel Corporation, steelworkers in Gary, Indiana are up against the country’s largest steel company.
2013 BET Awards - Show
Looks like the lines are blurred when it comes to copyright infringement of the popular summer hit, “Blurred Lines.” Marvin Gaye’s family is suing Robin Thicke and producer Pharrell Williams claiming they stole the musical composition of Marvin Gaye to make the song, “Blurred Lines.”

Jim Henson: The man behind the muppets

Who can forget Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, and The Muppets? These creations that have become a childhood staple are from the creative mind of Jim Henson. In a detailed biography by author Brian Jay Jones, the book gives the first complete look at the iconic figure that created some of the most memorable characters on television.
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