Pilot; host of website Ask the Pilot and author of Ask the Pilot: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel; former contributor to Salon, the Daily Beast and other online publications
It’s going to hit more than 120 degrees in Palm Springs and Death Valley today, and 96 degrees in the Valley.
Jun. 20, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There's a new development in the baffling disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 four days after it took off from Kuala Lampur on its way to Beijing.
Mar. 11, 2014from To the Point
Saturday in San Francisco, two passengers were killed and many were injured when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 struck a sea wall at the end of a runway, broke into pieces and caught…
Jul. 8, 2013from To the Point
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."
Jun. 21from Scheer Intelligence
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.
Jun. 29from To the Point
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Jun. 27from News Stories
The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.
Jul. 11from To the Point
Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.
Jul. 20from To the Point
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand