The International Olympic Committee today granted the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro, with Chicago eliminated in the first round of voting. The decision is a historic one that will take the games to the South American continent for the very first time. Also, unemployment continues to climb, and a major find in the Ethiopian desert is painting a remarkable picture of what life was like for our earliest evolutionary ancestors. Conan Nolan guest hosts.
Banner image: Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (L), Rio 2016 bid President Carlos Arthur Nuzman (C) and Brazilian football legend Pele (R) celebrate with their delegation after it was announced that Rio de Janeiro has won the bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at the 121st International Olympic Committee session in the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark today. Photo: Charles Dharapak/AFP/Getty Images