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Hurdles Facing EU Leaders At Brussels Debt Summit

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Across Europe on Wednesday, all eyes are on the EU summit in Brussels, where European leaders are expected to reveal plans to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis. But each country has different fears and expectations: In France the worry is the state of the banks and the country's credit rating; in Italy it's further pressure from the EU on Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to get his financial house in order; in Germany and other northern European countries, it's the cost of the bailouts, and who is going to pay for them.

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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'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


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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