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  Former Penn State officials will stand trial

Ex-Penn State officials ordered to trial in sex abuse case

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Penn State's former president and two other top administrators were ordered to stand trial on Tuesday on charges they covered up the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Full story

Ex-football coach testifies in Sandusky scandal

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The former football coach whose account of Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy in a Penn State shower is at the heart of a cover-up case against former school officials testified at their court hearing on Monday. Full story

Paterno family: Testimony shows report flaws

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A spokesman for the family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno says testimony from a former assistant coach raises more questions about the credibility of the school's report into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.... Full story

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Penn State near settlements with sex-assault victims: lawyer

Penn State authorizes payment of $60 million to abuse victims: WSJ

Penn State gets report on federal Sandusky probe

Family of Penn State's Paterno sues over abuse penalties

Bill Gates Joins Ranks of 'Doxed' Notables

Special prosecutor to investigate Penn State grand jury secrecy

Sandusky appeals child sex conviction one more time

Widow says Penn State coach Paterno did not know of abuse

Paterno family report slams finding of child sex abuse cover-up

Pennsylvania names special prosecutor to review Sandusky scandal

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  Rewriting Joe Paterno’s legacy

NBC’s Bob Costas joins Morning Joe to explain why the Paterno family is filing a lawsuit against the NCAA. The panel also discusses the current state of Paterno’s legacy and whether it will change over time.

  How to get rid of stigma about reporting military sexual assaults

Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Texas, joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss sexual assaults in the military. She comments on military culture and the structural changes necessary for victims to report assault.

  Sandusky: ‘I don’t know’ if Paterno had suspicions

Filmmaker John Ziegler, who is seeking to exonerate Joe Paterno in a new documentary, interviewed former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Speaking with Matt Lauer on TODAY, he discusses his conversation with Sandusky, during which Sandusky said: “If he (Paterno) absolutely thought I was (a

  Paterno’s wife calls late husband moral, disciplined

Joe Paterno’s wife Sue has broken her silence more than a year after the Jerry Sandusky scandal to praise her husband, who was fired as the head coach of Penn State’s football team. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

  2012: Sandusky, space shuttle and Superstorm Sandy

Take a look back at some of the year’s top news stories, including Superstorm Sandy, Obama’s re-election, the sentencing of Jerry Sandusky, gun violence and space shuttle Endeavor’s final journey.

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Graham Spanier and Jerry Sandusky in 1997
Graham Spanier and Jerry Sandusky in 1997

Penn State University President Graham Spanier and Second Mile founder and Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, attend the Second Mile Celebrity Golf Classic, in State College, Pennsylvania, in this 1997 file photo. Spanier was charged with perjury and obstruction as part of a "consp

Former FBI director Freeh makes remarks regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Former FBI director Freeh makes remarks regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Former FBI director Louis Freeh makes remarks regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Former FBI director Freeh takes questions regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia
Former FBI director Freeh takes questions regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia

Former FBI director Louis Freeh takes questions regarding his report on child abuse allegations against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky during a news conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer