For all the fanfare around personalized medicine, the idea has been fairly slow to take off.
Boosters have said if doctors had a patient's DNA information it would be revolutionary: They could look for genetic risk of certain diseases or mutations that determine whether certain drugs are likely to work or not.
There's nothing in the stories we see at this time to indicate there's any connection between these incidents or that they have any connection to recent events — most notably the U.S. raid last week that ended with the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says it's time for Congress to seriously address the budget deficit. In an article for TheRoot.com, he writes that Republicans and Democrats' "wailing and gnashing of teeth" about spending, taxes and debt is dishonest. Host Michel Martin speaks with Steele about his take on deficit reduction.
As the White House and Congress gear up for deficit reduction meetings, host Michel Martin speaks with Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) about what she thinks is necessary to reduce the deficit. In a testimony to the House Budget Committee, she has focused on protecting investments in education, family planning and job training.
Looking to buy a weapons range? Good news! The federal government has one it's looking to sell.
The weapons range was one of thousands of "excess" federal properties on a map the Obama Administration published last week. The idea is that selling off the properties would both raise money and save the government the cost of maintaining unused buildings.
"Be sure to watch Hannity this Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m CT. I will be on to talk about my run for President of the United States."
And with those words on his Twitter and Facebook pages, it looks like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) is saying he's definitely getting into the 2012 race for the GOP presidential nomination. Hannity is on Fox News Channel.
A retired police officer and a retired Secret Service agent helped wrestle a man to the cabin floor after he began pounding on the cockpit as an American Airlines flight approached San Francisco, the third security incident in a day on U.S. planes, authorities said Monday.