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A Timeline Of The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

As the number of people involved in the scandal around former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky grows, exactly who knew what, when, is becoming increasingly unclear. Robert Siegel unpacks the timeline with reporter Sara Ganim of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa., who broke the story of a grand jury investigation of Sandusky in March.
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Pacquiao, Marquez Face Off For Welterweight Title

As the boxing world mourns the death of champion Joe Frazier this week, they also are gearing up for a big bout this weekend between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Robert Siegel talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the state of boxing in Joe Frazier's day — and now.
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'Blue Out' Planned At Penn State Game To Focus Attention On Victims

Students and alumni are trying to show support for the alleged victims of sexual abuse and on prevention of such crimes against them. At Saturday's game, many will wear blue T-shirts sold to raise money for charities that fight child abuse.
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Penn State's Interim President: 'My Heart Aches'

The alleged sexual abuse of young boys by a former assistant football coach is "a tragedy," Rodney Erickson added, and "it will take all of us some time to come to grips with the full magnitude of the damage that has been done."
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Penn State Scandal: Alleged Victim's Mother Was 'Horrified'

The mother was also infuriated to learn that public school officials had allowed former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to be alone with her son.
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Nats Catcher Wilson Ramos Rescued In Venezuela

The kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended Friday night, after Venezuelan police rescued him, and arrested five men linked to the abduction.

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Surfer Rides A Wave Like No Other: A 90-Foot Giant

What did you do this week? You still have one more day, of course — but you're not likely to run into the thrills encountered by surfer Garrett McNamara, as he surfed the face of a record-breaking 90-foot wave.

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