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Could a quokka beat a numbat? Oddsmakers say yes03/07/15
In "Mammal March Madness," you win or die. No basketball in this tournament — it's a simulated survival-of-the-fittest game set up by evolutionary biologists.
In Los Angeles hospital, music and art help children cope
Some hospitals like Children's Hospital Los Angeles uses art as a healing tool. Patients receiving art, music or dance therapy have more than tripled since 2010.
Why some immigrants with criminal convictions aren't deported
The case of Skid Row shooting victim Charley Leundeu Keunang shows there are exceptions, where the U.S. must keep immigrants guilty of serious crimes
Ridiculously Resilient Ridge returns, redirects rain around region
It seemed to disappear, but government meteorologists say it merely moved around a bit. That's why this winter feels so similar to last winter.
Wayne Federman's film fest lets comedians geek out on movies
The comedian hosts his fourth annual film festival, where he lets fellow funny people choose movies that inspired them.
'Blurred Lines' trial: 2013 hit song made almost $17 million
Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke profited greatly from the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines," which is at the center of a courtroom battle nearing its end.
After death threats, Brianna Wu talks gaming's dark side
It's tough enough being a woman in the real world, but it's even tougher being one in a video game. Just ask Princess Peach, of Mario fame.
Composer Jake Heggie on the long life of 'Dead Man Walking'
On the eve of its L.A. premiere, the opera's composer reveals the reasons why the opera he wrote 15 years ago is still so powerful and resonant.
Skid Row shooting victim ID'd; accomplice says he was arrogant and...
The L.A. County Coroner has identified the man known as "Charley S. Robinet" as Charley Leundeu Keunang. His partner in a 2000 bank robbery talks about Keunang, who died in an officer involved shooting.
Why Ringling Bros. is phasing out the elephants
The animals, the clowns, the tight rope walkers in sparkly outfits...the circus had it all. But come 2018, one big thing will be missing: The elephants.
Looking ahead to the start of the 20th MLS season
Major League Soccer, which had been in a tense labor dispute between players and management, will start tomorrow as planned.
Reading by Moonlight: David Kipen's March literary picks
Take Two's book critic David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros, joins the show with his list of literary highlights for the coming month.
Ferguson, fire, Mexico City protests ignite LA artist’s creativity
Images of fire, protests and tear gas from Ferguson, Mexico City, and downtown L.A. have landed in the inbox of L.A. painter Sandy Rodriguez.
Centuries-old Ladino language makes UCLA comeback
Ladino was spoken by Jews booted out of Spain during the Inquisition. Fast forward to 2015, and it's enjoying something of a revival in a small classroom at UCLA.
A Goldman Sachs star, who was also undocumented
Julissa Arce and Bloomberg reporter Max Ableson discuss Arce's experience of climbing the ranks at Goldman Sachs while hiding her immigration status.
Fertility clinic courts controversy with treatment that recharges eggs
The technique aims to rejuvenate a woman's eggs using mitochondria from cells extracted from her ovaries. A Toronto clinic's first births are due soon.
Jaw fossil in Ethiopia likely oldest ever found in human line
The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.
El Niño finally arrives to the party late and likely to disappoint
It's a weak El Niño, and it comes as our rainy season is nearing an end. Will it stick around and make it rain next winter?
How to help children cope with a caregiver's death
When young children encounter the loss of someone close like a caregiver, what should parents do to explain death and help their sons and daughters cope?
Are minorities well represented in video games?
We hear all the time about the lack of diversity in film and television, but what about other forms of media? Say, video games?
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