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Pfc. Katie Gorz (center) served as a squad leader during the training at Camp Geiger, N.C.

Women complete grueling Marine combat training for first time

Three women graduated from the Marines' military boot camp Camp Geiger in North Carolina for the first time in history.
Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum in "White House Down"
Sony Entertainment made a dramatic announcement yesterday that they would make a significant shift from movies and move to TV. They also announced that they would be looking to cut more than $200 million over the next few years
Immigration Rally

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.
John Boehner Holds Press Briefing At Capitol

Friday Flashback: Filibusters, Obamacare, Trey Radel and more

It's time for our weekly analysis of the news, the Friday Flashback. Joining us today is Nancy Cook of National Journal and James Rainey of the Los Angeles Times.
Capital Public Radio

USGS Study: 1200 square miles of Central Valley land is sinking

A new study shows sinking land in California's Central Valley is affecting flood control, water deliveries, and high speed rail.
TV-Alex Borstein
Though her voice might be recognizable, she plays Lois Griffin on "Family Guy", you will soon be able to see her face regularly on HBO's Americanization of the British comedy "Getting On" with Laurie Metcalf and Niecy Nash.

BMW debuts all electric i3 at LA Auto Show

The LA Auto Show opens to the public today, and the belle of the ball may be BMW's first designed-from-the-ground-up, all electric i3.
Jimmy Au's For Men 5'8" And Under - 1

If you're 5'8" or under, Jimmy Au's has just the right fit (photos)

Just around the corner from designer brand shops like Hugo Boss and Gucci, there's a specialty store that's survived two recessions and the ever-increasing popularity of online shopping. It's called Jimmy Au's for Men 5'8" and Under and only caters to one type of customer: short men.

Warsaw climate change conference yields few results

For two weeks, international delegates have been in Warsaw discussing climate change. Today is the last day of the conference, but these meetings — known formally as the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties — haven't produced all that much in terms of results.
In anguish: Tears ran down the cheeks of a man as he waited with other survivors Tuesday for a flight out of Tacloban, the Philippines, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
As relief efforts continue in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, some here in Los Angeles are finding new ways to support victims of the disaster.

Did city officials overlook earthquake fault in Hollywood?

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, the massive Blvd 6200 development may be being built right above an earthquake fault.
Gallery MET Exhibits "Hansel And Gretel" Exhibition

New doc looks at the life and work of cartoonist Gahan Wilson

A new documentary, "Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird", looks at the life and work of this lovely man with a very demented sense of humor. Host Alex Cohen talks with its director Steven Charles Jaffe.
Premiere Of HBO's Final Season Of "Eastbound And Down" - Red Carpet
Tim Heidecker is one-half of the popular Cartoon Network show, "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" but he's also the other half in a band, Heidecker and Wood. Heidecker joins Take Two's Alex Cohen to talk about his new album, "Some Things Never Stay The Same."

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