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3:43pm

Tue November 8, 2011
The Two-Way

Cain Says He Won't Drop Out Of GOP Race

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 8:34 am

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks at a press conference in Arizona.
Eric Thayer Getty Images

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain stood his ground, repeating that the accusations of sexual harassment made against him while he was the head of the National Restaurant Association are "false, anonymous, incorrect accusations."

In a press conference in Arizona, Cain repeated twice, "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period." The former Godfather's Pizza CEO added that the scandal and the media feeding frenzy were not going to push him to quit the GOP presidential race.

"Ain't gonna happen," he said.

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3:12pm

Tue November 8, 2011
Monkey See

Leonardo DiCaprio Brings The Complex 'J. Edgar' To Life On Film

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 9:42 am

J. Leo: DiCaprio as Hoover in J. Edgar.
Keith Bernstein Warner Bros. Pictures

In Clint Eastwood's new film J. Edgar, Leonardo DiCaprio plays J. Edgar Hoover, the controversial longtime FBI director, from youth through old age. And when you play a man for that long, you might expect to sympathize with him somewhat. But DiCaprio tells Guy Raz on today's All Things Considered that he doesn't have sympathy or empathy for Hoover.

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3:06pm

Tue November 8, 2011
Sports

Penn State Abuse Scandal: A Guide And Timeline

Originally published on Sat June 23, 2012 10:14 am

Former Penn State football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky (right) walks to the county courthouse on June 5, the first day of his trial on child sex abuse charges.
Patrick Smith Getty Images

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky was found guilty of sexual abuse, convicted of 45 out of 48 counts on Friday, June 22. He was accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period in a scandal that has rocked the university's community. Several alleged victims have testified in the trial, which began on June 11.

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2:54pm

Tue November 8, 2011
The Two-Way

Congressman Calls For Federal Investigation Into Penn State Scandal

Rep. Patrick Meehan, a Republican from Pennsylvania, called on the Department of Education to investigate the allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State.

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2:47pm

Tue November 8, 2011
Election 2012

Can Obama Make History Again?

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 9:23 am

President Obama greets diners in Los Angeles last month. He faces long odds in his quest for re-election. Among them: unemployment, eroding support among independent voters and approval ratings that are well below those of previous presidents who won a second term.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

Three years ago, the state of Virginia flipped. It had voted for George W. Bush in 2004, but in 2008, it went for Barack Obama, with the help of independent voters like Emily Perri. But as Perri cast her ballot in local elections in Fairfax on Tuesday morning, she wasn't so sure she would vote for the president again.

"I'm not entirely positive, you know, another four years will help improve things or not under Obama," Perri said.

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