Recently on Take Two
How our current path to US citizenship works and how it might change with immigration reform; House "Gang of Eight" group working on its own immigration bill; Is it about time to start charging an Internet sales tax?; A new project maps the greenness of cities; Tuesday Reviewsday featuring Jessie Ware, Daft Punk, Major Lazer, plus much more.
Today we take a look at the new roadblocks affecting the Senate's immigration bills; The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt is halted; Steve Proffitt takes a ride in a new hydrogen-powered fuel cell SUV; How air traffic-controller furloughs will affect travel in and out of LAX; Porn star James Deen has become an industry advocate amid growing fame, plus much more.
How battlefield medicine has been crucial in helping Boston bombing victims; Why Internet vigilantism can hurt, not help, the Boston bombing case; Muslims fear a backlash after Boston bombings; Chris Nichols of LA Magazine shares some souvenirs from Tijuana's long-lost Agua Caliente Casino, plus much more.
We'll take a look at the Senate's immigration reform bill, and hear the concerns of the bill's critics; The FDA has banned the development of a generic version of Oxycontin; Shelby Smoak joins the show to talk about his memoir, "Bleeder"; How the Boston bombings will affect CicLAvia, and much more.
We take a look at the ongoing debate for immigration reform as we wait for news on the Senate bill; Deepa Fernandes reports on how library story times use puppets, rhymes to sow the seeds of literacy; Legal weed sends tourists flocking to Colorado and Washington for 4/20; LAX is now using therapy dogs to calm stressed passengers; How NASA imagined life in a space colony 40 years ago, plus much more.
A deadly case of meningitis sparks fear of bi-coastal outbreak; Why is a torn Achilles injury so serious for a pro basketball player?; What happens to kids separated from deported parents?; Publishers share secrets of what makes a great kids' book; Mexico City makes targeted effort to curb salt intake, and much more.