Recently on Take Two
Federal regulators act to curb big banks' payday lending; US Congressman Tom McClintock joins the show to explain the challenges facing the GOP; Nevada creates policy to prevent out-of-state busing of mentally ill patients; Rocker Graham Nash captures 50 years of 'Visual Harmony'; Isabel Allende tells a tale of grief, drugs and homelessness in 'Maya's Notebook,' plus much more.
How secure is the US-Canada border?; Mexican immigrants hope reform will allow them to reunite with long lost loved ones; Is Kim Jong-Un's aunt actually calling the shots in North Korea?; Girl Scouts' LA chapter offers patch for video game development; How the Great Recession has affected young people's relationship with money, plus much more.
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.