Half a million veterans have used the G.I. Bill in the last decade to go to college. Now, the Obama administration is cracking down on what it sees as manipulation of veterans by for-profit universities.
Meet Erin Catto. He lives in Irvine. He’s a father of two, a video game fan and a Cornell graduate who holds a PhD in theoretical and applied mechanics. He is also responsible for the physics of one of the popular mobile games in history.
The John Edwards trial continues in North Carolina this week. Today, the wife of Edwards' former staffer Andrew Young is on the stand to testify about the extreme lengths to which her husband went to hide Edwards' affair with his mistress, Rielle Hunter.
Cookbook author Anne Willan has published a new book, "The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook," which traces the history of the printed cookbook.
The Madeleine Brand Show, exclusively on 89.3 KPCC, 89.1 KUOR and 90.3 KVLA, captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about. Hosted by Madeleine Brand, and produced by Kristen Muller, Steve Proffitt and Sanden Totten, the show includes regular segments like Weird L.A. - highlighting a person, place or thing that you've never heard about, but probably should; Parenting on the Edge - a weekly discussion on the challenges and pitfalls of raising kids; as well as regular contributors like Luke Burbank, Rico Gagliano, Brendan Newnam and John Moe to help dissect culture, technology and business news.