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Vice President Biden addresses Democratic activists Thursday at Netroots Nation in Detroit.

Politics

Biden: Loved By The Left, But With Limits

At the annual conference known as Netroots Nation, the vice president received a warm embrace from progressive activists. But that doesn't mean they want him to run for president in 2016.

Nadine Gordimer passed away this week at age 90, after a lifetime of achievement in writing and anti-apartheid activism.

Simon Says

In Writing, Nadine Gordimer Explored Why We're All Here

South African writer and activist Nadine Gordimer wrote 15 books, and helped her friend Nelson Mandela edit his famous speech, "I Am Prepared To Die." She died this week at the age of 90.

Truvada has been around for a decade as a treatment for people who are already HIV-positive. In the last few years, it has also been shown to prevent new infections, and New York officials are embracing the pill as a way to prevent the spread of AIDS.

Shots - Health News

As New York Embraces HIV-Preventing Pill, Some Voice Doubts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting the drug Truvada as part of the state's ambitious plan to fight AIDS. But some advocates worry it will encourage risky behavior or won't reach the most vulnerable.

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