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The bipartisan budget agreement signed by President Obama last month included a small, across the board cut to military pensions. Should military pensions be protected from cuts? Justin Bieber was arrested this morning. Are child-stars destined for disaster? Later, Larry talks with Scott Stossell, editor of The Atlantic, about his new book "My Age of Anxiety."
Governor Jerry Brown delivered the 2014 State of the State Address this morning. What are the most important issues in California this year? Is enough research being devoted to measuring the safety of GMO crops? Later, can wearable tech prevent drowsy driving crashes?
Today, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that asks whether an anonymous tip is enough for the police to pull someone over for suspected drunken driving. A study from UC Irvine found that pollution from China is impacting domestic air quality. What does this mean for Los Angeles? Should the NFL eliminate the extra point?
Should bloggers be allowed the same freedom of speech and protections against defamation that traditional reporters have? Then, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we look at the state of black leadership in Los Angeles. Later, Spike Jonze's futuristic vision of LA in "Her," the music of the Civil Rights era and a look at how words like "um," "like" and "right?" impact our speech.
This morning, President Obama unveiled recommendations for NSA reform. Earthquake expert Lucy Jones joins AirTalk to discuss lessons learned during the Northridge Earthquake that could help California prepare for future quakes. Later, who do you think will be the next Meryl Streep?
A brush fire is threatening homes northeast of Los Angeles. We'll bring you the latest. Then, a Senate Intelligence Committee report says the Benghazi attack could have been avoided. Next, we look at the deal between The Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw--the largest for a pitcher in MLB history. Then, the list of Oscar nominees is out. Who made the cut? Later, how can technology keep dying languages alive?