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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.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the three "range" states of the endangered mountain gorilla -- Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jamie Kemsey of the International Gorilla Conservation Program in Rwanda.

Conflict & Justice

Rwanda expert dies in Buffalo plane crash

The commuter jet that crashed last night in Buffalo, New York claimed 50 lives. One of the victims was Alison Des Forges, a leading expert on Rwanda at Human Rights Watch. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of her colleagues, Ken Roth, the organization's executive director.