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Video: Thoai Nguyen on bridging the racial divide through hip hop

A Vietnamese-American essayist, Thoai Nguyen, talks about tensions in the inner city of Philadelphia between African-Americans and newly arrived south Asian immigrants.

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An original Freedom Rider remembers his last hours with Martin Luther King, Jr.

An original Freedom Rider and organizer of the Selma march recalls his last hours with Martin Luther King on the day King was assassinated.

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Video: Alabama: The immigration battle

Need to Know travels to Alabama to report on opposition to the state’s new anti-immigration law from an unexpected source: the sheriff of the state’s biggest county.

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Video: An ounce of prevention: Choking and food safety

Every year some 10,000 children end up in emergency rooms because of serious choking incidents, many of them involving hot dogs.

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Gaining control over Tourette’s syndrome

A new alternative therapy is proving to be as effective as medication in treating the symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome. Need to Know meets a 12-year-old boy showing marked improvement since he began the therapy.

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Video: An island divided: Haitian immigrants deported from the Dominican Republic

More than a year after the earthquake in Haiti, the Dominican Republic is deporting Haitian refugees en masse, prompting allegations of racism and wrongful treatment by human rights activists.

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AHA urges stricter guidelines for sodium, fat intake

How much salt and saturated fat is OK? According the American Heart Association, quite a lot less than the limits suggested by the USDA.

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Video: Adam Hochschild: America has ‘blood on our hands’ in Congo

Alison Stewart talks to author Adam Hochschild on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Congo’s first democratically elected leader, Patrice Lumumba, by Belgian and — it is speculated — American operatives.

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2010: The year in medical breakthroughs

A bone marrow transplant for HIV, early warning signs of Alzheimer’s, CT scans for lung cancer prevention and more in the year’s top research developments.