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Shapiro: Won't Someone Ask Bruce Jenner Why He Thinks He Isn't Mentally Ill? [AUDIO]

“My whole life has been getting me ready for this,” Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer in a promo for his upcoming interview on ABC on April 24th.  The two hour interview on 20/20 will explore Jenner’s journey, the decisions and the future of his transition from male to female. Read more...

Rep. Hank Johnson: "It's Open Season on Black Men in America!" [AUDIO]

Representative Hank Johnson from Georgia is frustrated about police accountability.  On the floor of the House on Monday he said “It feels like open season on black men in America and I am outraged! In fact, all Americans are at risk when bad actors in law enforcement use their guns instead of their heads!”  He then went on and read off the names of black Americans who have been killed by police in recent months. Read more...

Budget Woes Could Cause Closure of LAUSD Preschools [AUDIO]

Preschools under the LAUSD umbrella could close under proposed budget cuts.  The Daily News reports that the School Readiness and Language Development Program serves some 11,000 children at 288 elementary schools.  Closing its half-day pre-school program from 115 campuses could save up to $16 million. Read more...

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks [AUDIO]

Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, is the latest venue to ban “selfie sticks.”  Selfie Sticks are metal telescoping rods that you can attach your smart phone to in order to easily take a picture of yourself instead of using your outstretched arms.   Other venues that have banned these devices include the Coachella music festival and Walt Disney parks. Read more...

Sweatpants Now Fashionable OUTSIDE of the Gym [AUDIO]

Sweatpants are moving out of the gym.  National Public Radio reports that he latest trend in fashion is to wear designer sweatpants to work.  These pants can cost up to $195 and the style is known as “athleisure.”   “They’re kind of in between a sweatpant and a dress pant,” Lee Davis explained to NPR.  “Denim sometimes can be really looked at as just casual.  This makes it a little more dressy.” Read more...

Star Wars Available via Download on Friday, April 10 [AUDIO]

After doing $4.7 billion in Box Office sales, Star Wars is now coming to digital download.  Starting on Friday, April 10, all six of the movies will be available to be downloaded on services like iTunes, Amazon and Vudu.  The films will only be sold, not rented and only the Blu-Ray versions will be released digitally. Read more...

Rand Paul Jumps in to the 2016 Presidential Race [AUDIO]

Rand is running for President in 2016.  In an address in Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday morning, Paul laid out his vision for the country that is different than the path it is currently on.  Paul said he had “A message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We’ve come to take our country back. We’ve come to take our country back from the special interests that use Washington as their personal piggy bank. The special interests that are more concerned with their personal welfare than the general welfare. The Washington machine that gobbles up our freedoms and invades every nook and cranny of our lives—must be stopped.” Read more...

Muppet Show May Be Returning to TV [AUDIO]

The Muppet Show may be returning to TV.  After two recent successful movies, ABC is eyeing a reboot to the TV show that hasn’t been on the air since 1981.  Sources told The Hollywood Reporter that the initial script may have Kermit, Fozzie, Animal, Gonzo gathering together for a meeting about the show but it won’t go forward unless Miss Piggy signs on. Read more...

List of April Fool's Pranks [AUDIO]

It’s April 1st… no fooling!  Well actually it is April Fool’s Day and Brian, Ben and Elisha from the Morning Answer have a list of April Fool’s pranks you can try against your friends and family.  Read more...

Brian Whitman Talks Pizza, Ice Cream on the Morning Answer Cruise

After talking about eating 3 ice cream sundaes ordered from room service, Brian Whitman the harrasses the guy wearing a "pizza" shirt.  Watch below! Read more...