Linda Wertheimer As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.

School Dropout Rates Add To Fiscal Burden

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Gay Marriage Opponents Line Up Legal Challenges

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U.S. Paper Currency Turns 150

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Jane Austen Manuscript Sells For $1.6M

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Gingrich Campaign Regroups After Senior Team Quits

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Diplomats In Rome Discuss Aid To Libyan Rebels

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Pakistan: Bin Laden Raid Must Not Serve As Precedent

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Afghans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death

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U.S. Military Team Targeted Bin Laden In Pakistan

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Will The Royal Marriage Be A Fairy Tale, Too?

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In Misrata, Rebels Call For NATO Strikes

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On This Day In History ... : Masterpiece Classic's Upstairs Downstairs sequel picks up six years after the original series left off, with a new family — and a nearly new cast of servants — moving into the house at 165 Eaton Pl., London. Jane Hilton/BBC/Masterpiece hide caption

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'Upstairs Downstairs' Takes A New Step Back In Time

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NPR's Jon Hamilton Discusses The Progress Reported At Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi Plant

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