John McCain is accusing Barack Obama of "socialism." Obama says McCain has "run out of ideas." What does "socialism" really mean? Will Cold War rhetoric work in the campaign of 2008? Also, stock markets fall globally while OPEC cuts production, and a breakthrough in early detection of 15,000 genetic diseases.
'Socialism' and Cold War Rhetoric in the Presidential Campaign
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New Way to Test Embryos for Genetic Diseases
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Stock Markets Fall Worldwide while OPEC Cuts Production
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