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Germany goes a bit greener — as in marijuana green

Germany opened the door to legal medical marijuana in 2008, but only a crack. Now, a German court has kicked the door a bit wider, by allowing some patients to grow their own pot. Meanwhile, Hamas is having trouble getting is old ally Hezbollah to help in its conflict with Israel. And most Brits say no to their government's new porn filter, in today's Global Scan.

Worsening conditions in Gaza

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on how Gaza has fared since Israel withdrew from the territory in 2005 and since the militant group Hamas took over in Gaza last June.

Jerusalem shooting aftermath

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Jerusalem, where thousands gathered outside a rabbinical school to mourn those killed by a Palestinian gunman yesterday; Israel responded by clamping down on security in Jerusalem and in the West Bank.