The Newborn Sequencing in Genomic Medicine and Public Health project works to determine the impact of gene-sequencing in infants, including any ethical concerns. We discuss. We also conduct our weekly political round-up; interview evolutionary psychologist Nancy Segal on her new book; and more.
AirTalk brings you the latest on the DNC’s lawsuit alleging that Trump campaign associates conspired with the Russian government and hacked the Democratic Party’s computer networks. We also dive into the new study on NorCal’s Hayward Fault; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
The woman Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher wants to testify in support of her bill is bound to an NDA, so Gonzalez Fletcher is asking the Assembly to issue a subpoena – if they do, what are the larger implications? We also bring you the latest on the Southwest engine explosion; as the Castro era ends, what’s next for Cuba?; and more.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck returns for his monthly check-in, weighing in on various issue such as a new CA bill redefining "deadly force," muting body cam mic's and the spike in pedestrian deaths. We also dive into the racially charged incident that occurred at a Philadelphia Starbucks; Barbara Bush's passing; and more.
AirTalk debates a city proposal that would alert businesses when sidewalk sellers seek permits to sell outside their door. We also dive into the the legal battle between a church using cannabis for worship and the city that says it’s an illegal dispensary; should transitional kindergarten be available to all 4-year-olds in California?; and more.
AirTalk dives into the legal ramifications of President Trump’s airstrike against Syria on Friday. We also bring you the week’s news in politics; why are less U.S. college students enrolling in foreign language classes?; and more.