Listen to our full broadcast from March 28, 2014
Earlier this month, New Jersey banned car manufacturers from selling vehicles directly to consumers. Cars have been sold through dealership networks for decades, but this rule was targeted directly at one company — Tesla — the upstart electric car maker.
A Center for Disease Control report says autism diagnoses are on the rise in the United States. Katie Toth spoke with Lydia Brown, an autistic disability advocate and Georgetown University student who joined us on the phone from her academic exchange in Jordan.
Lawmakers in New York and New Jersey — and others across the country — are pushing bills that would ban the use of wearable computers like Google Glass behind the wheel. But Google’s pushing back against the bill, launching a lobbying and publicity campaign to fight what they consider “misconceptions” about Glass — which include the idea that they’re distracting for drivers.
Ever since the city council established the position for the inspector general to oversee the NYPD, New Yorkers have been waiting to see who the city would elect to fill the post. That answer came today when Philip Eure was named the first inspector general of the nation’s largest police force.
The ban bossy campaign launched by Sheryl Sandberg the COO of Facebook is causing controversy amongst several groups of women. Some African American women claim this movement claim doesn’t include them.