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3:33 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Large Calif. Pot Dispensary Threatened With Closure

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 4:19 pm

There's an escalation of the battle between the government and California's medical marijuana providers. The U.S. Attorney in San Francisco has moved to close California's largest medical pot dispensary because it's too big and too profitable.

Sports
3:33 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

NCAA Hits Penn State With Unprecedented Penalties

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 4:19 pm

They NCAA announced severe penalties against Penn State's football program on Monday in the wake of the sex abuse scandal involving assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The NCAA banned the team from bowl games for the next four years, stripped it of all victories between 1998 and 2011 and fined the school $60 million.

Technology
3:33 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Tech Week Ahead: A Look At Quarterly Reports

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 4:19 pm

Robert Siegel looks ahead to the week's tech news with Steve Henn. They cover the quarterly reports from the big tech companies.

Space
3:33 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

50 Years Ago, Telstar Debuted Live Video From Space

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 4:19 pm

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel note that the first satellite to bounce TV pictures from Europe to the U.S. and back was inaugurated 50 years ago on Monday. Telstar allowed live images to be seen instantly on both sides of the Atlantic.

Shots - Health Blog
3:32 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

AIDS Returns To The U.S. Spotlight

Sir Elton John speaks Monday at the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster AP

More than 20,000 people are attending the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington this week.

The meeting features speeches from U.S. Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former first lady Laura Bush, health ministers from many countries around the world, Bill Gates, NIH scientists Anthony Fauci and Francis Collins and hundreds more.

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