Morning Edition for December 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012 — It used to be called the "vanity press," a name that carried a sniff of derision. But Lynn Neary reports that self-publishing has become a booming business, spawning best-sellers, and attracting the interest of Amazon and the major publishing houses.
Dec 19, 2012 — Myanmar and other parts of Southeast Asia are awash with shoddy and phony malaria drugs. Some fakes are almost indistinguishable from authentic drugs. The counterfeits can be deadly for patients, but they also threaten to undermine major weapons against the disease.
Dec 19, 2012 — Americans possess too many firearms and nothing will change unless gun owners support the changes the president swears to promote, says commentator Frank Deford.