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NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

NPR - 4/15/2014 4:06 PM - The Two-Way

The New York Police Department's Demographics Unit reportedly carried out systematic surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods to root out terrorist threats, but it never produced a single usable lead.

In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens

NPR - 4/15/2014 3:30 PM - The Two-Way

The country's Supreme Court handed down a decision that acknowledges for the first time India's large population of eunuchs and transvestites.

Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

NPR - 4/15/2014 2:21 PM - Shots - Health News

Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers ? sometimes to deadly effect.

Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes

NPR - 4/15/2014 1:47 PM - Economy

Some investors avoid paying taxes in a move called round-tripping ? shifting money offshore, then investing it in U.S. stocks or bonds. A study estimates it costs the U.S. billions in lost revenues.

Ukraine's Army Launches Campaign Against Eastern Militants

NPR - 4/15/2014 1:00 PM - News

Ukraine's army began a "special operation" in the east of the country Tuesday, moving against pro-Russian militants who are occupying government offices across the region.

Boston Mourns A Tragic Anniversary With Voices Of Victims

NPR - 4/15/2014 1:00 PM - News

One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.