Is the Future of Transportation a Driverless Car and a Ride-Hailing App?
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was on the Google campus in Mountain View Monday, talking about how to meet the nation's future transportation problems. Google, of course, is home to the driverless car. And Bloomberg this week reported that Google is mulling over the idea of launching it's own ride-hailing service, a la Uber.
Nation's First Female-Only Mosque Opens in Los Angeles
The first female-only mosque in the nation opened in Los Angeles on Friday. In the U.S., mosques are generally co-ed, but men and women pray in separate areas. In recent years, some Muslim women have called attention to the fact that the prayer spaces are separate but not always equal. For example, at some mosques, men enter through the front door while women are relegated to the side entrance.
Police in California Killed More than 150 People in 2014, Crowd-Sourced Data Show
Ferguson and the Black Lives Matter protests sparked concern about the excessive use of force by law enforcement. Now, activists are shining a spotlight on the fact that the government doesn't do a good job of collecting data when it comes to officer-involved shootings. To fill that gap, a handful of groups are trying to crowd-source the information. Matthew Green, editor of KQED blog "The Lowdown" joins us to talk about the issue.