Take Two for July 24, 2013

Edward Snowden

Snowden to stay in Moscow airport for now

There were reports earlier today that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was preparing to leave the airport transit area where he has apparently been holed up for the last month. That plan hit a snag.
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When the board of the Museum of Contemporary Art, or MOCA, meets today it's widely believed that the museum's director, Jeffrey Deitch, will resign.
Obama 2012
Hispanics are, as a group, fairly heavy news consumers. A new study shows more and more of them are picking English language sources over Spanish media.
A picture taken on March 21, 2012 shows
The Qatar-based news network Al-Jazeera is coming to America. Starting August 20th, Al-Jazeera America will begin broadcasting 24/7 live coverage of American news.

Sports Roundup: Ryan Braun, the Dodgers and more

Drugs, murder and ice cream. That can only mean one thing. It's time for a look at sports. We're joined by Andy and Brian Kamenetzky who've covered sports for the L.A. Times and ESPN.
President Obama Speaks On The Economy At Knox College
This morning, President Obama traveled to Illinois to give what the White House billed as a major address on the economy.
BRITAIN-G8-SUMMIT-MEXICO
President Enrique Peña Nieto is proposing something radical: opening up Mexico's oil reserves to exploration by foreign companies. That move is a major political gamble.
USC
This week, USC joined a growing list of colleges under federal investigation for its handling of sexual assault on campus.
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Today we're launching a new segment about useful smartphones apps for everyday life, and we're using summertime as inspiration to kick it off.
Alysia Abbott
Alysia Abbott chronicles what it was like growing up in San Francisco during the height of the AIDS crisis in her new book, "Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father."
Chris Nichols

Chris' Collection: 'Retro' tissue box

Chris Nichols, an editor at LA Magazine, shows off one of the faux-retro props created by a local production house for movies.
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