Take Two for June 12, 2013

The Group Of Senators Dubbed The "Gang Of 8" Hold News Conference On Immigration Legislation
Florida Senator Rep. Marco Rubio, announced he'll introduce an amendment to the Senate immigration bill that would require citizens to be proficient in English.
A big sticking point in the debate over how to curb sexual assault in the military is who should decide whether alleged crimes go to trial.
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Is California's economy looking bright?

Economic news has fallen off the front pages, lately, but Take Two takes the pulse of still-struggling Californians.
NBA Finals Heat Spurs Basketball
A historic blowout in the NBA Finals, the most famous back-up of all time finds a job and the Dodgers are fighting mad. We'll get into all that and more with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky, who have covered sports for the L.A. Times and ESPN.
Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Fate of voting rights act weighs heavily in Texas

Among the decisions expected from the Supreme Court in June is one that could effectively wipe out the Voting Rights Act.
Anaheim City Council Meeting
In Orange County, there has long been a debate over the structure of Anaheim's City Council.
Jackson-AEG Suit-Glance
Testimony continues this week in the Michael Jackson wrongful death lawsuit. Jackson's mother and children are suing AEG, the concert promoter responsible for the London leg of the singer's "This is It" tour.
Mildred and Richard Loving

Looking back at the Loving V. Virginia case

46 years ago today, the court made another landmark ruling regarding marriage in a case known as Loving v. Virginia
1984 George Orwell

Sales for Orwell's '1984' skyrocket amid NSA scandal

Since news about the NSA surveillance program broke last week, you may have thought once or twice about George Orwell's classic "1984." Well, so did other people. Sales of the book on Amazon shot up 7,000 percent this week.
Huge amounts of data were flying, but the attack didn't cause major problems around the world, Internet monitors say.

Is it possible to disappear in today's connected world?

Maybe the NSA's surveillance program has you feeling like you're living "1984." You might already be figuring out ways to avoid being monitored and tracked.
Evan Ratliff

Evan Ratliff on how hard it is to disappear

What is it really like to try and disappear off the face of the earth? Writer Evan Ratliff knows all too well.
Century City
"Cleopatra" spawned a romance between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, but its spiraling costs pushed 20th Century Fox to the edge of bankruptcy.
Dwight 'Doc' Gooden

The real life story of Dwight 'Doc' Gooden

When former baseball great Dwight Gooden was all of 19 years old, he was the most exciting player in baseball.
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