Archive for August 19th, 2019

Displaced By Fire Or Earthquake? State Orders Phone Companies To Help You

Business & Economy | | August 19 2019, 5:31 PM

If a disaster forces you from your home, access to reliable phone service can help you get back on your feet. State utility regulators have voted to require phone companies to provide some essential basic services for survivors.

In Southern California, A Drive to To Remember Comfort Women

Local | | August 19 2019, 5:28 PM

A statue. School curriculum. A musical.

Telling The Story of Comfort Women Through Song

Local | | August 19 2019, 5:02 PM

World War II ended nearly 75 years ago. But the memory of what happened to tens of thousands of Korean women during the war is still raw for many. "Comfort women," as they were euphemistically called, were forced to work at brothels serving the Japanese military.

The Air Force Says Social Media Helped Prompt Action To Clean Up Mold In The Dorms

US & World | | August 19 2019, 3:42 PM

Mold has long been a problem at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. But when airmen started posting photos on Facebook, the Air Force stepped up its response.

USC Promised Transparency, So Why Is It Acting 'Like The Kremlin'? | | August 19 2019, 7:00 AM

In the wake of multiple scandals, USC leaders have repeatedly pledged transparency and openness — even as they keep internal investigations secret.

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Week In Politics: The Economy, 2020 Polling, Presidential Candidates’ Policy Proposals And More

| August 19 2019, 9:38 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the big headlines you might have missed in political news over the weekend and looks ahead to the stories we’ll be watching through the week.

As Protests In Hong Kong Continue, We Get The Latest On The Ground And Check In On US-China Relations

| August 19 2019, 9:26 AM

China’s Communist Party is making it clear that the use of force is still a possibility in Hong Kong, where protestors have gathered the last several months to oppose a controversial extradition bill and call for more political freedoms.

Nuclear Disarmament And What It Means To Dismantle The Treaties That Eased Us Away From Nuclear War With The Soviet Union

| August 19 2019, 8:37 AM

A world without nuclear weapons was close to reality in 1986 when Soviet and American leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan were in talks of a 10-year deal to eliminate the countries' arsenals.

Youth Sport Participation Is On The Decline. Why?

| August 19 2019, 8:09 AM

The average child today quits playing sports by age 11, spending less than three years on these activities.

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