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DEA Cracks Down on Illegal Web Sales of Narcotics

The Drug Enforcement Administration is increasing its scrutiny of illegal online pharmacies that sell narcotics without prescriptions. In April, the DEA announced the arrests of more than 20 people in Operation Cyber Chase, which shut down a drug ring that reached from India to the United States and a string of other countries.

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Ari Shapiro has been one of the hosts of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership to All Things Considered grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.