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What Do We Know About 'African American Lives Today?'

A new survey from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health details people's attitudes towards relationships, finances, families, health and discrimination. Host Michel Martin is joined by Matt Thompson of NPR's Code Switch team to discuss the poll's results.
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Why Your Boss Should Update Your 401(k) Plan

Americans aren't saving enough for retirement, and old-fashioned retirement plans are partly to blame. That's according to Ben Steverman, who's a personal finance reporter for Bloomberg News. He tells host Michel Martin that people would be better prepared for retirement if employers were more innovative with 401(k) plans.
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Black Single Fellas Looking For Long-term Relationship. Surprise?

One of the most surprising findings of a new poll conducted on over 1,000 African-Americans shows that black single men were much more likely to say they're looking for a long-term relationship than single black women. Professor Ivory Toldson, and regular parenting contributor, Dani Tucker weigh in on the poll's results.
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Once High-Flying Game Company Zynga To Lay Off 520 Workers

Zynga, the social game maker behind the popular FarmVille franchise, is struggling. It was late getting into the mobile phone market as gamers moved away from computers. It plans to layoff 18 percent of its workforce by the end of summer.
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Jell-O Tries Out Edgy Social Media Campaign

Jell-O launched an ad campaign last week called Fun My Life, which piggybacks off the profane Twitter hashtag #FML. Advertising consultants are divided over whether the campaign is brilliant or crosses the line of good taste.
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Apple: Price-Fxing Charges 'Not True'

Lawyers for Apple will be back in court again Tuesday defending the company against government charges that it conspired with publishers to fix e-book prices. All the major publishing houses settled months ago with the Justice Department. In opening statements, Apple's lawyer said the company won't settle because it did nothing wrong.
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Another Report Shows Home Prices Taking A Big Jump

Prices were up 12.1 percent in April from a year earlier, according to the data trackers at CoreLogic. It's the latest sign of the housing sector's recovery.

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