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Take Two for July 23, 2013

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A voice popular with millions of Spanish-language listeners is off the air. Yesterday, Univision announced the cancellation of "Piolín Por La Manana," a nationally-syndicated show produced right here in Los Angeles.

Pope Francis travels to Brazil during World Youth Day

Pope Francis treks to Brazil for World Youth Day, an annual gathering of young Catholics.

What's it like to grow up as a royal baby

What's it like to be a royal baby? In the past, they were cloistered, and rarely had contact with commoners. That began to change with Queen Elizabeth, who had a relatively normal childhood.

Having a baby in the US can cost parents royally

Having a baby? You may have more in common with the Dutchess than you think. The price of having a baby in the U.S. isn't far from the Lindo Wing.
Today, Josh Kun introduces us to the 1930s-era song "Chiapanecas," which became known during that time as the Mexican hand-clapping song.
Firefly Music Festival - Day 2
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. Joining us is Chris Martins senior writer at Spin and Shirley Halperin music editor at Hollywood Reporter.
Homeland Security Agencies Work To Secure U.S.-Mexico Border In Arizona
Today at the border, eight young immigrants are protesting the Obama administrations deportation policies in a unique way. They will cross the border into Mexico, even though the US government might not let them return.
US Representative Dana Rohrabacher

Immigration rhetoric worries some California Republicans

As comprehensive immigration reform stalls in the U.S. House of Representatives, some Golden State Republicans back home are wringing their hands over the rhetoric they're hearing.
Ruben Barrales

Ruben Barrales and the business of immigration reform

Ruben Barrales, president of Grow Elect, joins us to discuss the current state of immigration reform and the need for politicians to connect with Latinos.
LAPD patrol Hollywood
Hollywood's odd mixture of tourism and trouble have made it one of the most popular places for visitors. Its culture and crime combine to make for an unconventional role in the city.
Starting this week, the Smithsonian is showcasing the fusion of Latino and Asian cultures across the U.S.
Yosemite - Peterson

Congress considers expanding Yosemite by 1,600 acres

Congress is considering legislation to expand Yosemite National Park by about 1,600 acres. The area — on the western edge of Yosemite — includes rolling foothills and a view that takes in the great Central Valley and even the Coast Range.
Mystery Ring
A mysterious gold and diamond ring thought to have belonged to Catherine the Great was donated to the Natural History Museum of LA in the 1970s. Now, museum staff have traced the real origin of the ring.
Matthew Berry Fantasy Life
From CEOs to students, politicians to citizens, regardless of race, gender or age, fantasy sports puts everyone in the same same room, on equal footing, all for the sheer fun it. And maybe for the bragging rights.

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