Immigration reform, Bitcoin, LA Auto Show and more

Obama Speaks At Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting

Obama OK with 'piecemeal' immigration reform

Yesterday, in front of business executives at a conference sponsored The Wall Street Journal, the president said he'd be OK with "piecemeal" legislation.
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Update: Fwd.us hosts immigration 'hackathon' in Mountain View

Politicians seem to have reached an impasse when it comes to immigration reform, so some young tech types are moving ahead without them.
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As LA schools committee scrutinizes iPad expansion, students delighted

L.A. Unified School District's iPad program has many skeptics. It also has diehard enthusiasts, like the second graders at Baldwin Heights Elementary.
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A standoff between a rag tag group of townspeople in Mexico's Michoacan state and the violent drug cartels that wield power there.
Utah Software Engineer Mints Physical Bitcoins

Could you become a Bitcoin millionaire?

Bitcoin, the anonymous cyber currency, has gone from less than $300 per coin to more than $900 just a few days ago back down to just over $600 today.
New Orleans Pelicans v Los Angeles Lakers

Sports Roundup: Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, Drew Brees and more

The Black Mamba returns to the court, a Jacksonville man courts a new quarterback, and Richie Incognito in the court of public opinion. It's time for our weekly sport segment. We're joined by Andy Kamenetzky for all the latest.
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One of the big winners is California's public employee and teacher pension fund, commonly known as CalPers, who'll receive nearly $300 million.
Florida Governor Reverses Medicaid Stance
Much of the recent public debate over the Affordable Care Act has focused on the millions of people seeing their health insurance policies cancelled because they don't comply with the federal law.
Humanitarian Efforts Continue Following Devastating Super Typhoon

Pew study finds Americans burnt out on disaster relief

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the U.S. is leading the international relief effort in the Philippines, but the American public seems to be already tuning it out.
Relief Efforts Continue After Typhoon Haiyan's Destruction
Researchers from UC Berkeley and the University of San Francisco recently published a study on the long-term effects of such natural disasters.
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App Chat: Digital tools to make gift-giving a breeze

Hanukkah kicks off the holiday season next week. If you dread the idea of poring through catalogs or braving the mall, we've got just the thing for you -- shopping with your smart phone. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it's Wednesday which means it's time for App Chat.
The 12th Annual L.A. Times Festival Of Books - Day 1
Writer Gore Vidal died more than a year ago, but his family says he wrote his last will when he wasn't of sound mind. We look at the case with an estate planner to examine the law and the options when this happens in your own family.
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The national Mexican soccer team, known as El Tri, has played its final match to qualify for the World Cup.
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Auto manufacturers are packing more digital electronics into their vehicles, but experts don't expect it to mean the death of AM and FM.
Disneyland's 50th Anniversary

Remembering legendary philanthropist Diane Disney Miller

We end the hour with a remembrance of Diane Disney Miller. She passed away yesterday at her home in the Napa Valley.
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