Staying Alive

A small number of patients infected with HIV have never gotten sick and require no medication. On today’s first Underreported feature, find out what doctors hope to learn by studying the immune systems of these patients, and how that could lead to new ways to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS. Then, the second part of Underreported looks into the situation of the American hostages that have been held for four years by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. But first, Stephen King on this year’s best American short stories.