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NPR Story
1:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Truvada And At-Home Test Join Fight Against HIV

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 1:23 pm

Truvada is a pill that's already used to treat people with HIV. A daily dose can also significantly reduce the risk of new infection. And a panel recommended the FDA approve an over-the-counter HIV test, OraQuick. Users could test and interpret their results at home in as little as 20 minutes.

NPR Story
1:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Non-White Birth Rate May Inspire Policy Changes

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 1:33 pm

The Census Bureau announced that for the first time non-whites now make up the majority of births in the U.S. The demographic shift raises questions about how this trend will affect policy in the country, particularly with regard to education and social programs.

Europe
1:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

If Greece Starts Dominoes Falling, What's Next?

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 3:33 pm

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NEAL CONAN, HOST:

This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. New elections are now set for June 17 after a failure to form a government in Athens earlier this week, but some worry that Greece might be out of the eurozone before votes can be cast. While the great majority of Greeks say they want to keep the euro, opinions polls also show anti-austerity sentiment rising.

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1:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Facebook Users Should Expect Changes After IPO

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 1:40 pm

Facebook hopes to raise more than $100 billion in its initial public stock offering. In a piece at Slate.com, tech columnist Farhad Manjoo warns that Facebook users can expect to see changes, including lots more ads. But he warns the company must balance profit seeking with the desires of users.

Asia
1:10 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Activist Bob Fu Helped Chen Call Congress

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