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AirTalk for November 20, 2013

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Feminist leaders and activists hold a pr
How reliable are the Justice Department’s stats on rape and sexual assault? According to a new report from the National Research Council (NRC), not very. The survey, released Tuesday, reveals that rape is vastly undercounted in America and suggests ways to improve the measurement tools.
Shooting Incident At Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has voiced support for an increase in surveillance at LAX following the shooting early this month that killed a TSA agent and injured several others.

Deadly attack on Iranian embassy in Beirut

Nuclear negotiations between Iran and six countries have resumed in Geneva. It’s the third time they’ve come together in a month to try to hammer out a deal that would curtail Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions.
Democratic And GOP Policy Committees Meet For Weekly Luncheons

Defense bill debate loaded with hot-button issues

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hopes the Senate will finish work on the National Defense Authorization Act—a sweeping annual bill that sets Pentagon policy—before the Thanksgiving holiday.

'Lying' argues honesty is always the best policy

In his new book "Lying," author and neuroscientist Sam Harris argues that white lies are the only kinds of lies good people tell while imagining they are being good in the process.

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