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Target Store Opens On Site Of Formerly Infamous Chicago Housing Projects Cabrini Green
Target announced that up to 40 million people may have been affected by a security breach of credit and debit card data.
Immigration Activists Demonstrate In Front Of Detention Center In New York

Pew: Deportation relief most important among immigrants

According to a new study out today from the Pew Research Center, deportation is one of the big sticking points in immigration reform, and it's also one of the most important issues to Latino immigrants here in the US.

Mexican state of Guanajuato suffering poor water quality, erosion issues

The Mexican state of Guanajuato is more than 1,500 miles from the border, but it's long been one of the biggest sources of migrants to the U.S. Most people are coming here for an obvious reason: Jobs. But there's another potential factor at play: water, or the lack of it.
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Ask Emily on Take Two: Health care exchange sign-up extension

Emily Bazar of the California Healthcare Foundation Center for Health Reporting joins guest host Ben Bergman to answer consumers’ questions about the Affordable Health Act.
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How to be a smart consumer in your doctor's office

Jamie Court of Consumer Watchdog explains how to be a smart consumer, even when you're in your doctor's office.
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'Tis the season for college football bowl game overload

This weekend kicks off the college football bowl season, with 35 games broadcast through January's national championship at the Rose Bowl here in Pasadena. Why so many games?
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Beyoncé album reignites feminism debate

Like everything Queen B does, her fifth self-titled album has been celebrated, scrutinized, criticized, chewed over and spit out. Lately most of the buzz on the Internet revolves around this question: Is Beyonce a feminist?
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti in Washington, DC
It's Thursday, which means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze
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Initiative gives hope to Californians with psychiatric emergencies

Hospitals have closed or cut back psych units, so if you experience a psychiatric emergency in California, it's hard to get fast care. Even tougher is getting stabilized and on the path to recovery.

Mountain Lions, Bighorn Sheep die in effort to restore nature

Last November, Arizona wildlife officials started to re-introduce bighorn sheep to the Santa Catalina mountains north of Tucson. Thirty-one of the iconic animals were trucked in from a wilderness area, fitted with tracking devices and offloaded into the mountains.
Today the Council on American Islamic Relations is releasing the first statewide survey of Muslim students in California. Here to discuss the results is Fatima Dadabhoy, civil rights manager for the Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater LA-area chapter.
Gingerbread Museums
Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin have are putting their own unique twist on gingerbread architecture.
Santa pictures can be daunting for parents during the holiday season. Whether it’s their first time or their tenth time, you never know how your child will react to the strange man in a white beard
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