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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Rethinking Retirement: The Changing Work Landscape

Apr 3, 2014 — Basic human impulses often conflict with saving for retirement. For one thing, people hate losing something — even more than we love winning. Behavioral economists call this "loss aversion."
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Apr 1, 2014 — In 2012, nearly a quarter of all new businesses were started by people between the ages of 55 and 64. What makes older adults choose starting businesses over retirement?
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Mar 27, 2014 — One of the fastest-growing demographic groups, Latinos have a longer life expectancy than whites and blacks. But 4 out of 5 Hispanic households have less than $10,000 in retirement savings.
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Mar 25, 2014 — Retirement may not be so good for your mental and physical health, a lot of research suggests — or at least not good for everybody.
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Mar 20, 2014 — An experimental program is trying to teach self-employed women the importance of long-term financial security. "You take care of yourself because nobody else is going to," one recruiter says.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Barely half of Americans say they're confident they'll be able to retire comfortably. Now, many are staying in the workforce longer — and some companies are using that trend to their advantage.
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