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1. The International AIDS Conference comes to the US for the first time in 30 years. 2. The focus of the conference is on the progress made but also steps needed to improve care in the developing world. 3. US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said the US is committed to the continued progress needed to eliminate the disease completely. 4. British musician Elton John spoke about the need for continued improvements in the stigma of AIDS. 5. Protesters demanding better housing rushed the stage while Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray spoke. 6. The Global Village showcased creativity designed to inspire. 7. Former President Bill Clinton wrapped up the conference stressing that the cost should not limit the reach of treatment.