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Latinos Lagging On Retirement Savings, Says Pew

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Latinos are among the fastest growing demographic groups in the U.S., but the Pew Hispanic Center reports that they're among the least likely to invest in or keep money in retirement savings. Michel Martin explores why with Jamie Levy Pessin, a freelance journalist who reported this for The Wall Street Journal, and financial expert Louis Barajas. They also discuss some pitfalls facing Hispanics and what banks are doing to turn around this trend.

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'

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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