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Crews clean up the remains of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil that sprayed into Los Angeles streets and onto buildings early Thursday morning, May 15 after a high-pressure pipe burst.
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Crews clean up the remains of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil that sprayed into Los Angeles streets and onto buildings early Thursday morning, May 15 after a high-pressure pipe burst.

Today on the show, we'll talk about the Atwater oil spill. Do crude oil pipelines run through your neighborhood? Then, Japanese fans loyal to original Godzilla have doubts about another US remake. Plus, California honey production dwindles as drought continues.

A pipeline ruptured in Atwater Village early yesterday morning, flooding the Northeast L.A. neighborhood with crude oil. It's one of thousands in L.A.
Tomorrow marks the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark case that ended school segregation. But, a lesser known case ended that practice in Southern California seven years earlier
It's the end of another week and time for the Friday Flashback, Take Two's look at the week in news. This morning we're joined in-studio by Ashley Perez, an editor with Buzzfeed, and David Gura, Washington reporter for Marketplace.
GM announced today that it will pay a 35 million dollar fine issued by the US Department of Transportation. The fine came as a result of the car company's delay in recalling certain cars with faulty ignition switches.
Filmmaker Favreau and chef Roy Choi talked with Take Two's Alex Cohen about collaborating on a movie that captures the essence of being a chef.
Yesterday firefighters found a badly burned body in a transient camp in Carlsbad. This is of course is not the first time the region has battled with massive fires
The federal government has been charging a nuclear waste fee, but starting today, the Energy Department will no longer be collecting that money.
Debbie Reynolds is not just a Hollywood star, she's also a Hollywood collector. Over the years, she's amassed a huge collection of Tinsel Town memorabilia. And now she's selling it off...
Stones Throw Records and they've been one of the most influential labels in the indie hip-hop scene over the past 15 years, releasing music from artists like Madlib and MF Doom.
Japanese fans of the colossal creature have had the chance to see the trailer for the new 'Godzilla film, and let's just say they're not incredibly impressed.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair began awarding prizes Friday morning to some of the 1,800 high school students from around the world who competed at the L.A. Convention Center for top honors and about $5 million in prizes.
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