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AIDS In Black America: A Public Health Crisis

AIDS is the primary killer of African-Americans ages 19 to 44, and the mortality rate is 10 times higher for black Americans than for whites. A new Frontline documentary explores why.
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Neil Young's Fascination With 'Americana'

Young's latest album with Crazy Horse, Americana, features songs many of us learned as children, like "Oh Susannah" and "Clementine."
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Jimmy Fallon's Tribute To Neil Young

Fallon talks with Terry Gross about listening to the radio and doing impressions of people like Neil Young.
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Summer Cooking Tips From 'America's Test Kitchen'

Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster highlight some of their favorite grilling techniques and summer recipes — everything from meats to vegetables to, yes, even desserts.
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Assessing The Supreme Court's Recent Term

The health care case wasn't the only important decision rendered by the court during its recent term. New York Times reporter Adam Liptak rounds up the session's most important cases — including ones addressing immigration, campaign finance and Guantanamo detainees.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Alec Baldwin, College Tuition

The star of 30 Rock has two films out this summer, Rock of Ages and To Rome with Love. And we talk to a policy expert about rising college tuition. College is now four times more expensive than it was 3 decades ago. Also, Ken Tucker review's Fiona Apple's latest.
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R.A. Dickey On 'Winding Up' As A Knuckleballer

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is currently the only knuckleball pitcher in the major leagues. His new memoir, Wherever I Wind Up, explains how his life — and career — have mimicked the unpredictable trajectory of the difficult pitch he throws game after game.
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Stories, Old Friends, A Good Time 'Til The End

Bishop Ricardo Ramirez's grandmother lived a long and full life. But it was the way Francisca Espitia approached her final years that may have impressed her grandson the most. It started with a story about how she'd been enjoying life at 90.

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