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E-cig regulation, curbing homeless violence, Anjelica Huston and more

Today on the show, we'll discuss the LA City Council's decision to regulate e-cigs, and learn about how they work. Then, how can law enforcement better deal with mentally ill homeless people? Also, Mexican drug cartels are infiltrating the avocado farming industry, Emily Bazar discusses how Covered California will work for both legal and non-legal immigrants, and much more.

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What's a co-pay? Insurance Q&A, holiday manners, missing DDT and more

Today on the show, KPCC health reporter Stephanie O'Neill helps define those often-confusing health insurance terms. Then, local scientists are on the hunt for missing DDT off the coast if Palos Verdes. A judge's ruling in the Detroit bankruptcy may have a ripple effect on public pensions in California. The curious case of the missing Spanish-language radio show, El Mandril. Slate's Emily Yoffe offers her advice for the holidays and a photographer turns his lens on the cinema scene in Afghanistan.

US Consumers Expected To Spend $1.5 Billion On Cyber Monday Holiday Shopping

Cyber Monday, battle of the Hollywood trade mags, tracing our trash's epic journey and more

Colombian president Juan Miguel Santos visits the White House; Cyber Monday sales break records; 'Junkyard Planet' traces our trash's epic journey around the world; The battle of the Hollywood trade mags; Tuesday Reviewsday: Khari Mateen, Solange Knowles, and more

Troubled LA Sheriff hiring, Amazon drones, wildlife management and more

Today, we take a look at reports that the L.A.Sheriff Dept. hired officers with troubled records. Then, what's behind Amazon's announcement that they plan to offer deliveries via drone? Also, how do we manage wildlife as human development encroaches more and more in into their habitat? Then we talk to LA Times reporter Rebecca Keegan for our regular segment On The Lot about the business of Hollywood.

Thanksgiving: Not just for Americans, Tyler the Creator, Taco King Roy Choi

Today on the show we'll head out to Pasadena's Union Station Homeless Center to check out their annual Thanksgiving in Central Park. Then we'll find out how other countries celebrate the holiday, plus talk to a man that doesn't go to the store to get his food - he hunts for it. All that and a whole lot more.

Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday.

Jewish-Latin mashup, Pope-onomics, teaching gratitude and more

Today on the show we'll discuss Pope Francis's latest comments against trickle-down economics. Then, inside the secret Guantanamo facility called Penny Lane, we meet an East LA school that teaches gratitude every day, A new album celebrates the mash-up of Jewish and Latin music, plus much more.