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Target Offers Italian Designs At A Bargain Price

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Target approached the high-end Italian design house Missoni with the idea of making a lower priced line of clothing and accessories to launch during Fashion Week. Missoni 's colorful zigzag knit dresses normally sell at places like Saks Fifth Avenue for $1,000 or more. Target rolled out its Missoni line, and frugal fashionistas stormed Target stores — scooping up the $55 dresses.

No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

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Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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