The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a suspected heroin overdose is putting a sharper focus on the reported skyrocketing use of heroin and prescription drugs. The CDC says more people are now dying from drug overdoses than are killed than car crashes every year. Sally Kidd is in Washington with the story.
The last company to make plasma TV screens for U.S. consumers said this week that it would stop production of plasma sets in November. The widely expected announcement by LG has put the final nail in plasma TV's coffin.