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Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not At Home

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist talks with NPR's David Greene about why he's spent billions on health efforts in developing countries, and about the prospect of beating polio and malaria.
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One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
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A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner

Amelia Nelson was a volunteer nurse at the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. This year, she's back, and running for those who no longer can.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Missing Microbes,' 'The Both,' And Mike Judge's 'Silicon Valley'

Dr. Martin Blaser explains why modern medicine may not be doing your microbiome any favors. Aimee Mann and Ted Leo team up to become the duo "The Both." And Mike Judge pokes fun at programmers.
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'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

Amy Schumer's Comedy Central special was called Mostly Sex Stuff but her comedy is about more than that. In her stand-up and her show Inside Amy Schumer, she tackles racism, awkward moments and more.
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Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We're Vaccinated

A mumps outbreak in Ohio has ballooned to 234 cases, even though the community is well-protected against the virus. One scientist explains why this "vaccine failure" occurs.
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Caring For Wounded Vet A Burden Family Gladly Shares

Craig Remsburg's son, Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, was serving in Afghanistan when he was wounded by a roadside bomb in 2009. Since then it has been the family's mission to get Cory back to health.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Nurse Jackie, Mad Men And Frozen

Edie Falco discusses sobriety, The Sopranos, and Nurse Jackie's self-medication. We tell you everything we're allowed to about Mad Men, and we talk princesses with the songwriters behind "Let It Go."
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At Last, David O. Russell Is Making The Films He Was Meant To Make

David O. Russell, director of American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook, first spoke with Terry Gross back in 1994. In February, he told her that after 20 years, he's finally met his aspirations.
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Fighting For Rwanda's Justice In France

The first Rwandan genocide trial to take place in France sent a man to prison for 25 years last month. Dafroza Gauthier and her organization helped make that conviction possible.

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