Greg O'Brien (left), with Colleen, Mary Catherine, Conor, and Brendan O'Brien, has been grappling with Alzheimer's disease for the last five years. Courtesy Greg O'Brien hide caption

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Shots - Health News

After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

Surströmming, a fermented herring considered to be a famous delicacy in Sweden, is also known as one of the most pungent foods in the world. Pauline Conradsson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish

Sweden has the distinction of producing surströmming, one of the foulest-smelling foods in the world. More than a decade ago, NPR's Ari Shapiro tried eating it and failed. It's time for a rematch.

Director Deon Taylor takes questions at a special screening of his new film, Supremacy, in Los Angeles. Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Photography hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director's latest film, Supremacy, was released this Friday.

They're members of the global-minded teens club: (left to right) Toluwanimi Sola-Adeyemi of Lagos, Chloe McGill of Seattle and Emine Arcasoy of Chapel Hill. Courtesy of Tolu Sola-Adeyemi, Chloe McGill and Emine Arcasoy. hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty

Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. They have the ear of the U.S. State Department, but that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.

University of Virginia students walk to fraternities at the start of rush week. Sorority women are always invited to the fraternities' Bid Night, but this year national sororities have ordered women to stay clear. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Education

Party Ban Is Patronizing, U.Va. Sorority Women Say WVTF

National sorority leaders have told members at the University of Virginia not to attend a multi-frat Bid Night party after a discredited article about a gang rape.

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