In the latest developments around the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University, the Board of Trustees fired head football coach Joe Paterno last night, despite Paterno’s announcement that he would retire at season’s end. University President Graham Spanier is also out, effective immediately. Many students at the university took to the streets to riot after Paterno’s firing.
The Republican presidential candidates participated in another debate last night, hosted by CNBC. While many expected Herman Cain to garner most of the spotlight, it was Texas Governor Rick Perry who owned the most infamous moment.