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Tar Balls Wash Ashore In Key West

Tar balls retrieved Monday from Fort Zachary State Park in Key West, Fla., are shown in this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard.  (AP)
Tar balls retrieved Monday from Fort Zachary State Park in Key West, Fla., are shown in this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard. (AP)

Investigation Reveals Alleged Fraud at Harvard

Harvard senior Adam Wheeler is accused of falsifing letters of recommendation, transcripts and SAT scores to get into the prestigious institution. Once he got there, he allegedly plagiarized work and continued to falsify recommendations, which earned him more than $45,000 in grants and scholarships. When he was caught and left Harvard, he allegedly applied to Yale and Brown Universities the same way. We check in with Boston Globe's higher education reporter Tracy Jan.

Colleges Increase Student Aid To Offset Climbing Tuition

The average cost of tuition and fees will climb 5 percent next year to about $26,000 at private universities and 6.5 percent to $7,000 at public schools, according to the College Board.  With the cost of college on the rise, many universities are offering more aid to students so their enrollment doesn't drop in the wake of the financial crisis. We speak to Cathy Simoneaux, financial aid director at Loyola University in New Orleans and Jeff Selingo, editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Richard Blumenthal Clarifies Vietnam Record

Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Blumenthal, right, stands with veterans as he addresses a report that he has misstated his military service during the Vietnam War at a news conference in West Hartford, Conn. (AP)
Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Blumenthal, right, stands with veterans as he addresses a report that he has misstated his military service during the Vietnam War at a news conference in West Hartford, Conn. (AP)

Donors Retreat From The War On AIDS

Of the 33 million people living with AIDS worldwide, only 4 million are on treatment. And even as the number of people with the disease sharply rises, funding growth has slowed. A recent report warns that the consequences in places like Africa could be a return to the death rates of the 1990s, when the epidemic was full blown. We have an update from Emi McLean, director of the access to essential medicines campaign for the international humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders.

The Rolling Stones Revisit 'Exile On Main Street'

The Rolling Stones playing during their farewell performance at London's Marquee Club, Wardour Street, England, March 26, 1971. The band members are, from left, Mick Jagger, vocals; Mick Taylor, guitar; Keith Richards, guitar; and Charlie Watts, drums.  (AP)
The Rolling Stones playing during their farewell performance at London's Marquee Club, Wardour Street, England, March 26, 1971. The band members are, from left, Mick Jagger, vocals; Mick Taylor, guitar; Keith Richards, guitar; and Charlie Watts, drums. (AP)

Music From The Show

  • Christian McBride, "Brother Mister"
  • Paul Simon, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
  • Tito Puente, "Little Sunflower"
  • The Lickets, "Meat City"
  • Ahmad Jamal, "Patterns"

This program aired on May 18, 2010.

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