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Archive for May 26th, 2020
On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we'll answer your questions about what's known about the virus and how it's affecting the global community. We'll also hear some of your silver linings.
More than 20 Republicans will sue in federal court to stop proxy voting in the House during the pandemic. Democrats approved the measure along a party line vote earlier this month.
"I feel like a drug dealer standing out here," Richard Schirripa allegedly said as he was recorded selling 16 boxes of N95 masks to a customer on the street.
"The speed with which this has happened is really devastating," says Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He warns the outbreak will leave no part of the U.S. untouched.
Almost half of the COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, Ala., were confirmed in the last 14 days. Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed says one problem is people who "have decided that the pandemic is over."
Keri Belcher has worked in the oil and gas industry. But she's considering switching careers — even if it means less time outdoors, which is what attracted her to geology in the first place.
Response far outstrips resources as the state partners with nonprofits and foundations in a one-time program that aids undocumented workers and their families during the pandemic.
Six Flags says it will also use thermal imaging to screen temperatures of guests and employees before they can enter.
For more than two out of three unemployed workers, jobless benefits exceed their old pay, researchers say. That can raise awkward questions for workers, bosses and policymakers.
With state income and sales tax revenues crashing, one expert predicts, "We're about to see a school funding crisis unlike anything we have ever seen in modern history."
Most places where Americans usually register to vote have been closed since March. It's led to a big drop in new registrations right before an election that was expected to see record turnout.
In recent years, Congress has approved laws formalizing the transition process and ensuring there is buy-in from the two major candidates, even at this stage of the campaign.
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The LA Report
What Did You Experience Over Memorial Day? Plus, How Will Houses Of Worship Reopen After Getting Go Ahead From State?| May 26 2020, 9:31 AM
Memorial Day drew crowds of people outside throughout the weekend.
Week In Politics: Vote-By-Mail, Politicization Of Coronavirus, Biden’s Comments On Black Voters And More| May 26 2020, 9:03 AM
AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.
L.A. County parks and beaches were filled with both the cautious and undeterred, during the first major holiday since the economy began to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Larry welcomes Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff to Airtalk for a check-in.