Take Two for November 26, 2012
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Today we take a look at the latest news coming out of the Middle East, including Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's latest power grab. Then, the U.S. is facing the worst drought in 25 years, California couples are turning to social media to find open adoption opportunities, John Horn of the LA Times gives us a year-end movie preview and much more.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi meets with members of the Supreme Judiciary Council to discuss decrees he announced last week, giving him sweeping authority.
It's been three weeks now since the so-called Superstorm hit the east coast. Sandy was blamed for more than 130 deaths and causing approximately $50 billion worth of damage.The country remains in the grips of another climate calamity : the great drought of 2012.
More questions are being raised about the safety of energy drinks like Monster and 5-Hour Energy.Those brands have exploded in popularity in recent years, but health officials warn they may be linked to as many as 13 deaths.
John Horn of the Los Angeles Times joins the show to give us a look ahead at the most anticipated films of the holiday season. Also, we tells us about how the box office did over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
In these days when a birth mother can chose parents for her baby on the web and be an active part of her child's life, is the trauma associated with adoption over?
Jay and Staci Baird are using various social media outlets to help them spread the word and ultimately find a prospective birth mother for an 'open adoption.'
Although many would-be parents are using social media as a tool in adoption, as with any online transactions, there are many risks involved.
One of the FBI's 10 most-wanted fugitives, Joe Luis Saenz is in custody thanks to a joint operation between Mexican law enforcement and the U.S.
While U.S. and Mexican authorities have been reluctant to work together in the past, but the arrest of Jose Saenz points to an improved relationship between the two. Here to talk about the complicated relationship is David Shirk, Director of the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego.
The L.A. Open tennis tournament will be moving to Bogota, Colombia after 86 years in SoCal. Ben Bergman reports.
Art Laboe was recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. After decades on the air, he still gives shout-outs on behalf of listeners. KPCC's Vanessa Romo reports.
This weekend on Facebook you may have noticed a few of your friends posting something like:
Maine-based photographer Tanja Hollander traveled around the world to meet and photograph all of her Facebook "friends."