Feeling more drunk after a few drinks than your friends? It might not just be in your head. It could be your genes, and understanding it could help prevent alcoholism.
Dr. Kirk Wilhelmsen, professor of genetics and neurology with the University of North Carolina, spoke with John Roberts this morning about his new study that identified an alcoholism gene that could protect someone from developing the disease.
Would you get tested to see if you had the gene?
Director Clint Eastwood's newest movie, "Hereafter", starring Matt Damon, is getting a lot of buzz for it's supernatural subject matter. The movie, which opens nationwide on Friday, tries to explore the question "what happens after we die?"
Author David Kessler's latest book, "Visions, Trips, and Crowded Rooms: Who and What You See Before You Die," attempts to address some of the similarities in visions that people report before they die. His syndicated column on CNN.com, titled "Do the dead greet the dying?", has also gotten a lot of people talking on this subject.
Kessler spoke with John and Kiran about the similarities in people's last moments and people's fascination with the afterlife on today's American Morning.
Kathleen Parker, host of CNN's "Parker Spitzer", talks Tea Party candidates, Sarah Palin and how they all fit into the Republican Party this election season with Kiran Chetry on this morning's American Morning.
Also, check out her recent column on how women lawmakers are impacting the dynamic of politics. She gives her view on the women of the 2010 campaign after Maureen Dowd of the New York Times calls them “mean girls" .
Lt. Dan Choi, the Army National Guard discharged for being gay, and spokesman for Knights Out, reacts on American Morning to the Obama Administration’s blocking of a court decision that would allow gays and lesbians to serve openly.
Watch what he has to say about senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett's comments earlier on American Morning.
What do you think of the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy?