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)
A currency trader reacts at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Asian stocks struggled for direction Wednesday, after a wild session on Wall Street underscored the extreme uncertainty about Europe’s ability to contain its debt crisis. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, right, joins critics of President Obama’s national heath care plan, often called “Obamacare,” to advocate for repeal of the legislation, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. He is joined by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, center, and Ken Hoagland, chairman of the Repeal It Now.org campaign, who said the boxes were packed with petitions from American citizens to Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs’ pictures are displayed on Apple computer screens at an Apple shop in Rome, Friday, Oct. 6, 2011. From the titans of high technology to teenagers armed with iPads, millions of people around the world mourned digital-gadget genius Steve Jobs as a man whose wizardry transformed their lives in big ways and small. Google, Sony, Samsung, Microsoft, corporate giants that have all been bruised in dustups with Jobs’ baby, the technology prodigy Apple, put their rivalries aside Thursday to remember the man behind the iconic products that define his generation: iPod, the iPhone, the iPad. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)