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Dov Charney Can’t Quit American Apparel, Albert Maysles, and Tickling Science

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We begin today with a look at American Apparel. The L.A.-based clothing company is embroiled in a rift between workers loyal to fired CEO Dov Charney and new management. Then, death rates for white women between the ages of 15 and 54 are on the rise, largely because of an increase in prescription painkiller use. We speak to the author of a new study examining the trend. Next, we check in on a high-profile Silicon Valley trial over a sexual discrimination lawsuit. And in our weekly film segment, a tribute to legendary documentarians the Maysles brothers. Albert Maysles died last night at 88. And finally, we get a primer on the strange and surprising science of tickling.