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Monday In Depth: July 23, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    NCAA lays out Penn State punishment

    The NCAA announced its punishment for Penn State this morning following a child sex-abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Penn State faces a $60 million fine, as well as four-year postseason ban.

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  • 10:15 a.m.

    Rajiv Chandrasekaran on 'Little America'

    The United States has been in Afghanistan for more than a decade and lost nearly two thousand soldiers, yet the goals of the war remain unclear and elusive. In his new book, 'Little America,' Rajiv Chandrasekaran looks at what went wrong.

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  • 11:20 a.m.

    Marlene Zuk on life with 'Six Legs'

    Like many kids, Marlene Zuk spent much of her childhood fascinated by insects, and as she grew up that passion lead her to career in science. Her newest book, "Sex on Six Legs," examines how even the smallest creatures lead complex lives.

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  • Op-ed pick: Learning to like "Lean In"

    "What I needed now, far more than feminist theory, was someone to tell me that I did have the personal strength to respond to the vast, impossibly complex challenges of finding meaningful work in this economy and preparing to navigate the professional world as a young woman."
  • Op-ed pick: Why college is bad for athletes (and everyone else, too)

    "Once colleges did away with any kind of real general-education requirements, students were left on their own to figure out what they thought was important. "
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    Our favorite financial guru Ruth Hayden joins us at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, to talk about your most memorable financial decisions. When you look back, what was the best money you've ever spent? What was the worst thing you've ever done with your cash? For me, the best money I've spent lately was a...
  • Your winter haikus for this snowy April morning

    Tom Weber asked for your winter haikus this morning to mark this snowy April morning.

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