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Bacteroides species are some of the most common bacteria in the human gut. Enviornmental Health Perspectives hide caption

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Thriving Gut Bacteria Linked To Good Health

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Young activists distribute condoms at an AIDS awareness event in Ashbury Park, N.J. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Is HIV Still A Death Sentence? Young People Weigh In

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HIV treatment regimens, like the pills in this patient's hand, keep AIDS at bay, but can take a harsh physical toll over the course of many years. Amy Sancetta/AP hide caption

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Treatment Gives HIV's Long-Term Survivors Hope, But Takes A Toll

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Bulls are judged with a "dummy" weight for four seconds to see how hard they will jump and twist to buck a rider. Bulls that do well can sell for up to $50,000. Laura Ziegler/KCUR hide caption

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Bucking Bulls Draw Crowds, And Dollars

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Will American emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone airline, or will it merge with US Airways? An American spokesman says it's considering all options. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In Bankruptcy, American Airlines Looks At All Options

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Roger Williams, memorialized with a statue in Prospect Terrace Park, founded Providence in 1636. According to crime writer Bruce DeSilva, corruption set in not long after. Will Hart via Flickr hide caption

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Big Crime, Little State: Murder, Mystery In R.I.

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