This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Whit Johnson) The fighting in the unstable nation of Yemen featured; scenes shown of the crowds celebrating and the presidential compound. [GTN correspondent Iona CRAIG- says Saleh has left the country, but is a stubborn man and a return will depend on his health.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell; Washington: Juan Zarate) The violence in Yemen that could continue now that Saleh is gone, how the tribal groups are vying for power and the near-term problems for the US with the instability there after Saleh discussed.
(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) A melanoma cancer breakthrough with the drug vemurafenib for skin cancer reviewed; diagrams shown of how the drug works against the BRAF V600 protein in cancer cells. [Oncologist Dr. Lynn SCHUSTER- says the drug works fast.] [Melanoma patient Susan STEEL- talks about her tumor reduction.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell, Jon LaPook) How personalized medicine is working for cancer patients by focusing on the cancer cell protein in this case and the look at cancer pathways inside the cells in all cancers discussed.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The complexity of long-term unemployment examined; scenes shown from a jobless center in Hollywood. [2 years unemployed, Tinong NWACHAN, Fabian LAMBRECHT, Hollywood Worksource Center Marjorie GARDNER-CRUSE, UCLA economist Jerry NICKELSBURG- comment on jobs and the search for jobs.]
(Capitol Hill: Nancy Cordes) Politicians and Twitter examined; examples, including problematic Tweets from Representative Pete Hoekstra, ex-Senator Christopher Dodd and Representative Anthony Weiner, cited. ["Wired" magazine Jonathan ABELL- says Twitter gives a candidate an opportunity to appear human.] [Newark Mayor Cory BOOKER- calls Twitter a powerful tool to connect with communities.]
(San Francisco: Hank Plante) The case of AIDS patient Timothy Brown, "The Berlin Patient" who had had HIV since 1995 and became the first to undergo a "functional cure," featured; details given about the stem cell transplant from someone immune to HIV and the potential for "cure" research. [BROWN - talks about his stem cell transplant: his AIDS is gone.] [UCSF AIDS researcher Dr. Jay LEVY- talks about manipulating white cells to create the cure.] [UCSF AIDS researcher Dr. Paul VOLBERDING- calls it a productive area of study.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The work at the California Inst. of Regenerative Medicine to replicate the Brown treatment noted.
(New York: Elaine Quijano) Four-year-old Australian artist Aelita Andre profiled; scenes shown from a Manhattan gallery of her somewhat abstract paintings. [ANDRE - lists her favorite colors.] [Agora Gallery director Angela DIBELLO- assesses Aelita's art.] [Father Michael ANDRE- talks about Aelita's paintings: they are hers.]