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Bit by Bit, Scientists Gain Ground Against AIDS

The unnamed “London patient” — the second person apparently cured of H.I.V. — earned all the headlines. But other research released this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections showed that scientists are making slow but steady progress on the tactics and medicines needed to fight the epidemic, …

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On CBS, R. Kelly Was Trapped in the Camera Eye

“Is this camera on me?” R. Kelly’s line, in the midst of his 80-minute interview with CBS’s Gayle King about his charges of sexual abuse, was the opening lyric of one of the most bizarre and unhinged performances of the R&B singer’s career. He shrieked into the camera: “You’re killing …

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Trump Envoy to Middle East Lashes Out at Palestinian Authority

One of President Trump’s lead Middle East peace negotiators lashed out at the Palestinian Authority on Friday, accusing it of institutionalizing support for terrorism amid a dispute over Israeli tax transfers that make up a significant portion of Palestinian revenues. Under longstanding accords, Israel makes monthly transfers to the Palestinian …

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The Allure, and Burden, of Private Equity

The first step to making a private investment is understanding the pitch. After all, there are some 7,000 private investment managers across the globe. Determining the skill of the manager is important, so do your homework. Andrea Auerbach, global head of private investments at Cambridge Associates, a consultant and an …

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