A crowd of protesters estimated by organizers to include more than 1,000 people from various environmental groups has gathered outside the Getty mansion in San Francisco where they're calling on President Obama to reject construction of a pipeline that would transport oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.
Stanford University is collaborating with Harvard and MIT on a computer system that allows colleges to offer free online courses.
Coast Guard officials intercepted a boat carrying more than 3.3 tons of marijuana off the coast of Southern California. Cmdr. Daniel Pickles says the smugglers' vessel was discovered during routine patrol, and suspects began tossing bales of pot overboard as the boat sped south on Sunday.