As Syria's uprising has moved north, the government has lost control of a large swath of the country bordering Turkey. And there are reports of thousands of Syrian troops massing to retake the region. Owen Bennett Jones, a reporter with the BBC, talks to Linda Wertheimer about what refugees are saying.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a popular cholesterol drug can cause muscle damage at high doses. The FDA is telling patients to see their doctor if they're taking the highest dose of Zocor, known generically as simvastatin.
California could give state-funded financial aid to undocumented immigrants in college. The bill, called the California Dream Act, is working its way through the state legislature. Proponents say kids who came here illegally shouldn't be punished for their parents' decisions. Opponents say that California can't afford the benefit and that it will only lead to more illegal immigration.