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NYPD Agrees To Settle 2 Lawsuits On Surveillance Of Muslims

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 3:13pm

The New York Police Department has agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits that allege it illegally targeted Muslims in terrorism investigations. The settlement, if approved by a judge, will codify rules for terrorism investigations and provide more oversight.

New Dietary Guidelines Call For Limits On Sugar, Red Meat

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 3:13pm

There's new diet advice out Thursday from the federal government. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines, which are updated every five years, serve as the government's official advice on what we should be eating. New this year: a recommendation to limit sugar to no more than 10 percent of daily calories. The guidelines also call for a shift to alternative sources of protein such as seafood, nuts and beans.

Foreign Investors Fear Global Consequences Of Chinese Economic Uncertainty

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 3:13pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Jamie Metzl, senior fellow with the Atlantic Council, about what is going on with China's economy. Chinese and foreign investors feel uncertain about it, so many are trying to get their assets out of the country.

Global Stocks Plunge After China Halts Trading

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 3:13pm

China's attempts to shore up its stock market have failed. And with the markets affecting global stocks, NPR reports on whether, and how much of a factor it might be in affecting markets longer term.




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