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Cheez Whiz helped spread processed foods. will it be...03/30/15
Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
How Singapore became one of the richest places on Earth
The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.
Afghan chief executive: Leaders set aside egos to rally for nation
Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.
The cautionary tale of a big-time bracket bust
If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed: In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running a football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000.
Making cheese in the land of the Bible: Add myrrh and a leap of faith
Spring in the West Bank means Bedouin herders' ewes and nanny goats are full of milk — and cheese making abounds. The traditional method relies on a few simple ingredients and a long cultural memory.
Short staffing at LADWP blamed for slow solar rollout
Preliminary study results say a backlog of approvals has built up at the LADWP. Agency officials say they're already addressing some of the issues.
'Survive! Mola mola!' is an addicting game about fish, but how accurate...
"Survive! Mola mola!” is a video game that lets kids be a fish fighting for survival. We talked with KPCC's environment correspondent and a marine biologist to find out how accurate it is.
'Going Clear': Scientology doc director Alex Gibney says drones are...
Alec Gibney talks about using drones to film his Scientology doc and describes finding a long-lost piece of archival footage featuring Church founder L. Ron Hubbard.
Burger Records expands its indie music mini-empire
Branching out from its original home in Fullerton, the record label opens a store in L.A.'s Cypress park neighborhood and preps for its 4th annual music festival.
Language barriers disappear as young musicians from LA and Japan unite
Fifteen members of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles are collaborating with a new ensemble in Fukushima, which is still recovering from the 2011 disaster.
Journalist Seymour Hersh visits site of massacre he exposed
A group of American soldiers, known as Charlie Company, attacked a village of civilians. Many women were raped and houses were burned.
Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tickets most expensive in boxing history
Ticket prices for the super fight range from $1,500 to $10,000.
What's next in the NFL stadium relocation race?
This week saw developments in both Carson and Inglewood.
Getting 'Frank' with former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank
When Barney Frank left Congress in 2013, the Democratic Party lost a powerful elder statesman that fought tirelessly for social justice and American politics lost a no-nonsense straight shooter who spoke his mind on a range of matters.
Iconic Irwindale Speedway set to close
The Irwindale City Council voted yesterday to tear down a car-racing paradise and put up a new outlet mall.
Why Ted Cruz wasn't really the first official 2016 candidate
Senator Ted Cruz made news this week for being the first candidate to announce a run for president in 2016. Except, he really wasn't the first official candidate. Not by a long shot.
Selena's legacy endures 20 years after death
Tuesday will mark the 20th anniversary of Selena's death. Billboard's Leila Cobo reflects on the beloved Tejano singer's legacy.
Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election in 2016
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced today that he will not seek re-election in 2016. Veteran Nevada political journalist Jon Ralston discusses Reid's retirement and his legacy.
Yemen conflict complicates US foreign policy
Saudi Arabian led air strikes continue in Yemen, escalating the country's conflict with Iran-backed rebels. Take Two looks at what this means for US operations in the Middle East.
Final four shows face off in KPCC's Public Radio March Madness
Plenty of fans are cheering for teams in college basketball's March Madness, but public radio fans have their own competition to cheer for: KPCC's Public Radio Bracket Madness.
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