A look back at the week that was, with protests over healthcare, pharmaceutical protests and liability, GOP disappointment, and the death of a modern visionary.
In this photograph taken by AP Images for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, protesters from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation stage a “die-in” at Johnson & Johnson headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (Charles Sykes/AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)
The White House in Washington is bathed in pink light Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
This Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 photo shows Jackie White in Branchville, N.J. White, a breast cancer survivor and a DES daughter who lives in Centerburg, Ohio, north of Columbus, said she had a misshaped uterus and reproductive problems, and found a lump last year that turned out to be breast cancer. Tests showed 20 tumors in one breast, two pre-cancers in the other and spread to her lymph nodes. The drug that millions of pregnant women took decades ago to prevent miscarriage and complications has put their daughters at higher risk for breast cancer and other health problems that are showing up now, a new federal study finds. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes questions from the media at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., after announcing that he will not run for president in 2012, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. His decision came as a blow for many Republicans disappointed with the current selection of GOP Presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)