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Global Scan

A Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana — why not?

Uruguay made waves when it legalized the possession, consumption and manufacturing of marijuana. Now, the president has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. A 12-year-old discovers a new species of giant jellyfish. And just what would it take for New York City to host a winter Olympics? All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo quiz

If you're heading out to the theatre tonight, and you're in Tokyo. Well, you'll know the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The centerpiece of the Tokyo neighborhood we want you to name is a national palace.

Sports

Geo quiz

The answer to today's geoquiz is Aachen, Germany, where Japan's oldest Olympic athlete is preparing for the Summer Games in Beijing. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains.

Development & Education

Story of a Tokyo mother

Lisa Mullins talks to Miho, a resident of Tokyo, about how she and her family have been coping in the aftermath of the earthqake and tsunami in Japan, and now with the warning about radiation detected in Tokyo's tap water.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kit Kat big in Japan

American candy lovers know the Kit Kat bar. But few would recognize the varieties sold in Japan. 200 kinds of Kit Kat bars have been sold in Japan over the years. Akiko Fujita checked out the candy in Tokyo.