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Congress is expected to vote Thursday on an emergency funding bill of $659 million for border security. Then, we’ll check in with a reporter to find out who the 100 individuals are who paid $5,000-a-person to help finance Brown’s trip and form the delegation that traveled with him. Also, an American doctor is in grave condition in the West African country of Liberia after contracting the Ebola virus. Finally, does language shape the way we think?
A 15-minute thunderstorm that hit Venice Beach Sunday left a 20-year-old man dead and four others injured by direct lightning strikes. Then, it's known as corporate "inversion.” That’s when a stateside company merges with a foreign entity and moves its headquarters to said country to avoid paying US taxes. Finally, new research shows that sunglasses may make people look more attractive. In a book explaining the history and psychology of sunglasses, Vanessa Brown explores how our shades relate to the idea of “cool.”
Investigation continues into the death of a woman who was shot by an 80-year-old man after she and an accomplice broke into his home. Also, a new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Then, it's Filmweek on AirTalk!
A federal judge bolstered a lawsuit yesterday allowing 125,000 California inmates to be represented in a challenge to race-based prison treatment. Also, should pharmacies be required to translate drug labels for non-English speakers? Then, we discuss the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's decision not to leave his children trust funds. What do you expect to leave or receive from an estate?
Today on AirTalk we'll discuss President Obama lands in L.A. for fundraising trip despite recent criticism. Also, while Israel launches a ground offensive in Palestine against Hamas, a different war is being waged online. Then, author Wallace J. NIchols joins us to talk about 'Blue Mind,' his new book that explores the science between water and relaxation.
Because of faulty language in the Affordable Care Act, some low and middle-income people may not be entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance. Also, Hillary Clinton joins us to weigh in on Ukraine, Gaza, and the ‘Hard Choices’ she made as Secretary of State. Then, we take you inside the Petersen Automotive Museum's "vault" to explore classic automobiles.