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Faculty members call for USC president to resign after Tyndall scandal

5/22/2018
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A group of some 200 faculty members at USC are calling for the school’s president to step down, after a brewing scandal that has once again put the school’s culture and its leadership under scrutiny.

Duration:00:28:47

SCOTUS takes employer side in class arbitration decision – what does that mean for #MeToo in CA?

5/22/2018
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The US Supreme Court has upheld workplace arbitration contracts that require employee claims be made individually.

Duration:00:15:24

What is standard of care during a gynecological exam?

5/22/2018
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Three days after the LA Times published a piece detailing years of complaints against USC’s sole full-time gynecologist, around 200 people had already contacted the university phone line and website dedicated to reports regarding the OBGYN.

Duration:00:18:58

California bill to provide MediCal to all adults, regardless of immigration status

5/22/2018
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A recent Senate Bill from Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) would extend MediCal to all adults in the state, regardless of their immigration status.

Duration:00:18:30

Starbucks invites you to hang out at its stores without having to buy anything. What can possibly go wrong?

5/22/2018
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Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

Duration:00:13:45

What your fellow humans want to know about voting in the primary election

5/22/2018
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Questions about the elections from Southern California voters and our answers will be updated every week leading up to California's primary election on June 5.

Duration:00:06:05

Even before #MeToo, Muslim educators worked to demystify sex and battle abuse

5/22/2018
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Even before the #MeToo movement shook up workplaces worldwide last fall, a group has been asking Muslims to talk about issues involving consent during sex and sexual misconduct.

Duration:00:04:30

Jennifer Fox's movie 'The Tale' helps clear up misconceptions about child sexual abuse

5/21/2018
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The filmmaker uses her own experience as a target of abuse to explore the contradictions that surround both victims and victimizers.

Duration:00:06:59

Earth’s survival, as argued by a wizard and a prophet

5/21/2018
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When you think about the world 40 years from now, what do you foresee?

Duration:00:18:13

Latest on the Santa Fe shooting: Gun debate, police tactics and how the community is coping

5/21/2018
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There is still a lot that isn’t clear about Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

Duration:00:15:16

Week in politics: Political implications of Trump’s request for DOJ to investigate FBI surveillance of his campaign, plus more weekend headlines you might’ve missed

5/21/2018
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to what to watch for in state and national politics in the week to come.

Duration:00:22:46

Legal and political implications of President Trump’s request for DOJ to investigate FBI surveillance of his campaign

5/21/2018
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President Trump fired another shot at the Department of Justice and its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Sunday, when he took to his preferred 240 character medium to announce that he would be formally requesting the DOJ look into the possibility that the FBI spied on his 2016 presidential campaign for political purposes.

Duration:00:16:07

California attorney general race: interview with incumbent Xavier Becerra

5/21/2018
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There are four candidates running for the position of California Attorney General.

Duration:00:14:11

With the primaries around the corner, we talk election prep with Secretary of State Alex Padilla

5/21/2018
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With the June 5 primaries coming up in just a few weeks, we’re sitting down to talk with California’s Chief Elections Officer and Secretary of State, Alex Padilla.

Duration:00:08:39

Is sleeping with your baby as dangerous as doctors say?

5/21/2018
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Many doctors in the U.S. say the practice puts an infant at risk of sleep-related death. A close look at the research reveals a different picture.

Duration:00:06:42

'I Don't Want To Leave My House': Santa Fe's Invisible Wounds

5/21/2018
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A gunman killed eight students and two teachers at Santa Fe High School outside Houston — and scarred hundreds, perhaps thousands more.

Duration:00:04:22

5 Leonard Bernstein videos you need to watch before you go to the Skirball Center

5/21/2018
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The simplicity of Beethoven ... the complexity of The Beatles ... dancing to Mahler ... the fall of the Berlin Wall. Leonard Bernstein used television to share his genius and his love of all kinds of music.

Duration:00:06:46

The War Over Confirming Federal Judges Is Heating Up — Again

5/20/2018
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Republicans leaders, worried about possibly losing control of the Senate in the November elections, are racing against the clock to push through as many judicial nominations as they can.

Duration:00:03:34

Radio Replay: This Is Your Brain On Ads

5/19/2018
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How many ads have you encountered today? On this week's radio replay, we discuss the insidiousness of advertising in American media.

Duration:00:50:22

The origin story of the 1988 cult classic, 'Killer Klowns from Outer Space'

5/19/2018
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The filmmakers and the film's composer talk about how their low-budget horror movie went from box office bust to cult classic.

Duration:00:06:59

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