Take Two for September 18, 2013

Obama Addresses Business Roundtable In Washington

Obama says Speaker Boehner is holding back immigration bill

The issues topping the agenda in Washington right now include Syria, the federal budget, and raising the debt ceiling. But what about immigration reform?
Bernanke Testifies At Senate Hearing On Semiannual Monetary Report To Congress
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke will hold a press conference later this morning where he'll explain if the central bank will begin cutting back its program of buying bonds to stimulate the economy.
Eli Broad Eric Garcetti The Broad

LA's new Broad Museum will offer free admission (Photos)

The Broad — as it'll be called — will be a matte, white, honeycomb-like structure. It will sit on Grand avenue, next to the shiny, smooth Disney Concert Hall near downtown's Bunker Hill.
LAX Tom Bradley Terminal - 8

A foodie tour of LAX's newly renovated Tom Bradley Terminal

Los Angeles International Airport is about to become a destination for good eats. The newly renovated Tom Bradley International Terminal now includes The Larder, Umami Burger, and Ink.Sak, just to name a few.
Fronteras drug freeway

Unraveling a drug distribution ring that spanned the West Coast

Drug distributors operate an illicit export business that depends on freeways that run from California and Arizona to Canada. If you drive these freeways, chances are you've passed a car or truck secretly holding a cargo of heroin, meth or cocaine.
Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

Sports Roundup: Dodgers, UCLA football, LeBron James and more

Should a private conversation made public get a coach fired? Are the Dodgers picking the wrong time to be in a slump? And what kind of wedding gift do you buy the couple that has everything?
James Spader

Fall TV: Which shows to watch, which shows to skip

September marks the launch of the TV networks' new prime time shows, and if this year it all seems a little less than exciting, maybe that's because the early word is: lackluster.
CORRECTION Colorado Flooding

Colorado flooding sparks concern over fracking chemicals

There is a concern by some that flood waters mixed with the chemicals used at fracking sites may have created a hazardous soup that's contaminating the Colorado landscape.
Donkeys Mules Angeles National Forest Recreation San Gabriel Mountains

Congresswoman wants Angeles National Forest part of new recreation area

A U.S. Parks Service study recommended not including the forest and San Gabriel Mountains, but Chu pledges to write a law to include the vast area.
Apple Introduces Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

App Chat: A look at Apple's iOS 7

If you update your iPhone today, you're going to notice some major changes. Apple has released iOS7, the newest version of its mobile operating system. And it looks completely different from the last one.
Home Prices In March Hit Largest Gain In 7 Years

Some realtors producing 'home movies' to market luxury homes

The housing market here in Los Angeles continues to recover in a way no one really could've expected. The bidding wars are back, there are long lines at open houses and people making offers on the spot.
Netflix
A group called the "cord nevers" don’t pay a cable company or a satellite service to watch their favorite shows.
77 H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Confirmed In China

USDA green lights US chicken processing in China

The U.S.D.A. has recently approved four Chinese poultry plants to process U.S. chickens. T
Backyard chickens can be a great hobby. They can also spread disease.

Can feeding chickens five-star scraps produce a tastier bird?

A new phenomenon called Green Circle chicken is catching on in the U.S. So what is a Green Circle chicken? They are heritage breed, woodland-raised chickens that get five-star food scraps from some of the most acclaimed restaurants in Manhattan.
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