Take Two for October 12, 2012

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During a speech yesterday at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta argued the U.S. could easily be attacked by hackers, crippling the nation's power grid, transportation system, financial networks and government.
VP Debate

Body language and the vice-presidential debate

Forget what they said, what did they mean?
San Joaquin Valley
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman recently asked his readers for suggestions on where he should head for his next big feature.

Weekend Alibi: Tullyfest, Ooh La La and Baja Culinary Fest

Meghan McCarty brings you the Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best entertainments around Southern California. So if anyone asks you on Monday morning how you spent your weekend, you've got a good answer.

2 Afghan female attorneys train in SoCal

Two women from Afghanistan who are committed to women's and human rights, study at a Southern California law school to become judges in their home country.
Argo

Details on the true story behind the film 'Argo'

Joshuah Bearman wrote the original article for Wired magazine that inspired the movie "Argo," which opens today.
Mara Salvatrucha gang members remain at
The violent Salvadoran gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13 for short, with close ties to Southern California has become the first street gang to be called a, "transnational criminal organization" by the U.
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Escalating tensions between Syria and Turkey

Tensions between Syria and Turkey continue to escalate, with Turkey’s prime minister now accusing Russia of arming Syrians.
Margo Uusorj carries Sandra Kullas of Es
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam join Take Two with some conversations starters.
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It's the Friday Flashback, when we look at the big stories of the week, and maybe a few that flew under the radar. Joining us today from Washington, Christina Bellantoni, politics editor at the PBS News Hour.
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