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Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden likened the current Ebola outbreak to the AIDS epidemic during a conference yesterday. Also, what does Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's flub about women seeking raises in the workplace say about attitudes toward women in the workplace? Then, it's TGI-Filmweek!
President Obama will be in town to designate the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument. Will the new status change the current use of the mountains for cyclists or drivers? Also, following the first U.S. export of oil in 40 years last July, should the U.S. increase their export of oil? Then, author Ethan Elkind delves into the past, present and future of Metro rail in the South land.
The nation's largest private employer,Wal-Mart, is eliminating part-time workers from coverage and hiking premium and co-payments for full-time employees. Also, San Francisco became the first city in the state to pass legislation to regulate Airbnb. Then, middle-class earners are trumping the wealthy when it comes to charity donations.
With the rise of Ebola and other infectious diseases worldwide, should airports adopt more technology like infrared thermal scanners? Also, a study shows using hands-free technology while driving is just as dangerous. Then, a federal judge has ordered the release of 28 videos showing force-feeding in Guantanamo Bay.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant appeals from five states seeking to ban same-sex marriages today. Also, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will decide on whether to allow immigration agents in county jails. Then, co-author Michael Stern dishes the best eats on the road from his countrywide "RoadFood" guide.
With wall-to-wall cable news coverage and social media over-hyping the threat of ebola, how do public health workers weigh placing precautions while calming the public? Also, the rumor mill has been churning for weeks about whether LAUSD superintendent John Deasy might lose his job or possibly resign. Then, author Steve Wilson looks back at 75 years since the release of "Gone With The Wind."