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The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

AIDS is the biggest killer of young women in southern Africa, where many are sexually abused. The CEO of a nonprofit is trying to tip the balance to women with an unlikely tool: a vaginal ring.

Ethio Invention No. 1 Andrew Bird
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Lemon Tree Herb Alpert

Soprano Marni Nixon, shown above in June 1988, was dubbed "The Ghostess with the Mostest" in Time magazine. "Bad rhyme, but that sort of stuck," she said. Jack Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon, Who Voiced Blockbuster Musicals, Dies At 86

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When I Was on Horseback The Memory Band

Thomas Wydra, the police chief of Hamden, Conn., decided to reform his department's traffic stop criteria after the department was singled out for stopping minority drivers at disproportionately higher rates than whites. After decreasing the number of defective equipment stops, the number of black drivers pulled over fell by 25 percent. Jeff Cohen/NPR hide caption

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To Reduce Bias, Some Police Departments Are Rethinking Traffic Stops

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Circling Four Tet
Colours Hot Chip
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People Everywhere (Still Alive) Khruangbin
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How Does A Tiger Keep Cool In This Heat? One Word: Bloodsicles

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Dr. Banard Suff Daddy

Natalie Dunnege and her son, Strazh, work on an art project at home in San Francisco. Her health insurance would cover therapy sessions to help with her depression, Dunnege says, but she hasn't been able to find a counselor who is taking new patients. Sheraz Sadiq/KQED hide caption

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Single Mom's Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

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Hideaway Karen O & the Kids
Two Silver Trees Calexico
Best Day Atmosphere
Restless Fugitive Willy Mason
Anji Simon & Garfunkel

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The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

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Don't Think Twice is about fame and friendship,” but mostly it's a celebration of improv. (Pictured: Tami Sagher, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard and Keegan-Michael Key) Jon Pack/Courtesy of The Film Arcade hide caption

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'Don't Think Twice' Scripts Improv With Ease

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One Mint Julep Ray Charles

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