Take Two for November 12, 2012

What will the fiscal cliff mean for California?

When it come to the fiscal cliff, it's California that's peering over the edge. A report by George Mason University shows our state will lose over 225,000 jobs through the end of next year if Congress doesn't act.
Democratic Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren Holds Election Night Party In Boston

The year of women in US government

Five women were elected to the Senate last week, bringing a total of 20 female senators to the chamber. They include Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Deb Fischer (R-NE);
picture dated 1948 showing Irène Joliot-

Why is there a lack of female 'geniuses' throughout history?

Close your eyes and think if you can name 10 recognized geniuses. Now, are any of them women?

Rumors and predictions for the 2013 Academy Awards nominees

Just when you thought all the campaigning was over here comes The Oscars. The awards nominations won't be announced until January 10, 2013, and the statues won't be handed out until February 24, but voting for nominees begins next month and the star-making machinery is shifting into high gear.
Military Families

Movement growing to help students in military families

Advocates say educators have done a poor job supporting kids in military families at school through the stressful times before, during, and after military deployments. That’s changing.
Voice Therapy - 1
Nationwide, voice therapy like this is gaining mainstream traction, thanks in part to recent high-profile cases of voice illness among singing superstars.
Fatherhood Training
Babies don't come with instruction manuals. But now men can train to become more engaged parents. We stop in on one fatherhood training session to learn more.

UCLA and USC fans look ahead to Rose Bowl game on Saturday

As the USC and UCLA football teams gear up to play this weekend, fans are already excited for the match. We'll have two dedicated fans in to talk about the importance of the game, the history between the two teams and what this means for them and their families this upcoming weekend.
New York Knicks v Cleveland Cavaliers

Can new coach Mike D'Antoni turn the Lakers' season around?

The Lakers have a new coach and it's not Phil Jackson. Despite rumors he'd return as head coach, the team announced late last night that Mike D'Antoni will take the helm.
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