AirTalk for February 3, 2014

Federal Appeals Court To Consider Overturning CA Affirmative Action Ban
The California senate voted to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot which would allow colleges to consider race and gender in student admissions. The ballot measure, SCA 5, would repeal a 1996 bill prohibiting the consideration of race and gender as a factor in college admissions.
The Ides of March - Photocall:55th BFI London Film Festival

The range and depth of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman

He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death Sunday in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career.
Previews - Winter Olympics Day -4
Activists are targeting Coca Cola and McDonald's, two of the biggest sponsors of the Olympic Games starting this week in Sochi, amid growing concern about Russia's gay rights record.
People drive on Highway 134 (Ventura Fre
Would roads be safer, if cars could alert drivers when they were about to hit another car or pedestrian?
Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos

Super Bowl ads: The postmortem

Super Bowl Sunday is as much a big deal for U.S. pro sports as it is for the ad industry. Ad airtime costs a record $4 million per 30 seconds this year. Still, some 35 advertisers signed up to air about 60 spots during the game for an estimated 100 million viewers.
US-IT-FACEBOOK

AirTalk listeners: What's your online obsession?

How many times have you logged on to Facebook or Instagram and before you know it, you’ve blown two hours of your life reading and looking at things that don’t necessarily benefit your life?
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