Archive for May 20th, 2019

Top Reason For CEO Departures Among Largest Companies Is Now Misconduct, Study Finds

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 8:20 PM

Nearly 40% of the 89 CEOs who departed in 2018 left for reasons related to unethical behavior brought on from allegations of sexual misconduct or other types of ethical lapses

Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 7:00 PM

The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

Officials emphasize the need to prepare for an awful 2019 fire season

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 6:47 PM

Wildfires are coming and you need to get ready. That was the message state and local officials hammered home during a press conference earlier this month in Orange County, as part of Wildfire Preparedness week.

Calm Down, Rain In May Is Absolutely Normal

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 6:46 PM

The roads are wet, the sky is grey and the air is humid. There’s water falling from above, IN MAY. Should everyone be freaking out? Not really.

Immigrant Rights Activist Nativo Lopez dies at 68

Local | | May 20 2019, 6:39 PM

Lopez died Sunday after a brief battle with cancer.

Teenager Is Latest Migrant Child To Die In U.S. Custody

US & World | | May 20 2019, 4:00 PM

The 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive after a routine welfare check at a facility near the U.S. border with Mexico. He was the fifth migrant child since December to die after being detained.

White House Says It's Blocking Don McGahn From Testifying In Congress

Politics | | May 20 2019, 3:20 PM

A Justice Department legal opinion cites what it calls the ample precedent for a top White House adviser to enjoy immunity from being called up to Congress via subpoena or otherwise.

FCC Chairman Endorses T-Mobile Merger With Sprint

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 2:00 PM

"This is a unique opportunity to speed up the deployment of 5G throughout the United States and bring much faster mobile broadband to rural Americans," said chairman Ajit Pai.

1st Named Storm Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Develop Monday Night

US & World | | May 20 2019, 1:20 PM

The low-pressure system is currently a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. It's expected to become a tropical storm well before the official hurricane season starts on June 1.

Hot Job Market Is Wooing Women Into Workforce Faster Than Men

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 12:40 PM

Over the past three years, women returned to the workforce at more than double the rate of men. Growth in industries that rely on women and heavy recruitment of women might help explain why.

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 9:20 AM

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result.

Capping A Stunning Political Rise, Chicago To Inaugurate Lori Lightfoot As Mayor

US & World | | May 20 2019, 7:40 AM

Lightfoot will be the city's first black female and first openly gay mayor. She has promised to put an end to Chicago's political machine "once and for all" and shine a bright light on corruption.

After Trump Ban, Huawei Phones Will Lose Access To Google Software

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 6:00 AM

Alphabet's Google, which makes the Android operating system, says it's complying with a U.S. order banning companies from doing business with Huawei.

'Game Of Thrones' Finale, Season 8, Episode 6: 'No One Is Very Happy'

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 4:20 AM

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.

America Is In Full Employment, So Why Aren't We Celebrating?

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 4:20 AM

U.S. unemployment is at a nearly 50-year low. The jobless rate for Hispanics has never been lower. The past two years have been the best job market ever for African Americans. Shouldn't we be excited?

In Trump's Trade War, Americans Will Be Asked To Show Economic Patriotism

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 4:20 AM

Americans like trade, in bigger numbers than ever. But they also believe China doesn't play fair in trade.

How We Vote In LA Is About To Change. Here's How To Make Your Opinion Known

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 6:50 AM

L.A. County will make the shift for the presidential primary in March of 2020. County officials are holding dozens of meetings across the region to try and educate voters on the changes ahead.

Episode 11: Alia

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2019, 6:48 AM

Alia Shawkat is known for her role as Maeby Fünke on Arrested Development, and in between shoots, she loved smoking weed and pushing her dad’s buttons. One trip to Jordan changed that and helped her realize who her father was in the world.

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Is America Ready For An Atheist In The Oval Office?

| May 20 2019, 10:05 AM

The latest batch of 2020 presidential candidates is more diverse in race, gender and sexuality than in the past -- but there’s one demographic that’s not represented, and that’s an atheism.

Game Over: After ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale, Your Picks For The Most And Least-Satisfying Series Endings

| May 20 2019, 9:49 AM

HBO’s epic drama “Game of Thrones” came to an end Sunday night after eight seasons and years of anticipation by millions of fans.

Pandora Musicologist Explains The Science Behind Our Musical Tastes

| May 20 2019, 9:48 AM

Music plays a central role in most cultures across the world.

Week In Politics: How The New Wave Of Abortion Laws Will Play In 2020, The First Republican Calls For Trump Impeachment, New Presidential Candidate Announcements And More

| May 20 2019, 9:34 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the big stories you might’ve missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in national political news.

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