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Linda Wertheimer

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$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.

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House Report On Benghazi Attack: Ample Warning, Weak Response

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court Finds Texas Law On Abortion Providers Unconstitutional

Monday, June 27, 2016

The 2-year-old law required clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have hospital admitting privileges; the justices reversed a federal appeals court decision, 5-3.

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50 Dead, 53 Hospitalized In Orlando Shooting

Sunday, June 12, 2016

A gunman has killed 50 people in a nightclub in Orlando, making it the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has the latest.

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The Latest: Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Sunday, June 12, 2016

The police, the FBI and the sheriff's office are all on the scene of a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. that has left many dead. Host Linda Wertheimer speaks with NPR's Eyder Peralta.

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Alt.Latino Takes On Classical Composers

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras teams up with NPR classical music maven Tom Huizenga to talk about composers from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Brazil, delighting host Linda Wertheimer.

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At Scalia's Funeral Mass, Son Leads The Ceremony

Saturday, February 20, 2016

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A Moment Of Civility

Saturday, February 20, 2016

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Einstein Saw Space Move, Long Before We Could Hear It

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Here we are in an election year — once again asking the great see-into-the-future question in politics — who will be the next president?

Yesterday, I picked up the paper (I still have a paper to pick up) and read about a man who did see into the future, Albert ...

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Get Excited, It's An Election Year! At Least I Will Be

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Now that we've all had a wonderful time over the holidays, we can begin thinking about the election. Let me begin by saying that there are few things more exciting to me than an election year. Back in the day, I'd be headed for Iowa or maybe New Hampshire about ...

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U.S. Commander In Afghanistan Admits Mistakes In Kunduz Airstrike

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The airstrike killed at least 31 people in a hospital in the Afghan town. Gen. John Campbell briefed reporters Wednesday on the Oct. 3 bombing.

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Bollywood Star Speaks Out Against 'Growing Intolerance' In India

Monday, November 09, 2015

India's "culture wars" have risen to a new level with actors, filmmakers and writers joining to protest against the right-wing Hindu government's inaction against religious intolerance and violence.

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Pope Francis Preaches Peaceful Politics In Cuba

Sunday, September 20, 2015

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Trump Says It's Not His Job To Correct Anti-Muslim Commenter

Sunday, September 20, 2015

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Jimmy Carter 'Completely At Ease' Despite Cancer Diagnosis

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In a news conference to discuss his health, former President Jimmy Carter also looked back on his life, his presidency and his work with the Carter Center.

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The Basted Egg: A Foolproof Play On The Poach

Sunday, August 09, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This at Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

This week: We learn an ...

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From The Gridiron To The Pool: Women Are Making Waves In Sports

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Americans love competitors — in business, in politics, and in sports. And for some of us from the bad old days when only the guys got to play team sports, it's a very special thing to see women blowing through doors that not so long ago were closed to them.

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Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town

Saturday, April 18, 2015

We are moving into the election season — feels like we're moving faster and faster, candidates are already in the early states — notably the newly announced Hillary Clinton. She headed right to Iowa for some close encounters with voters. Republicans, reportedly a score or so, are in New Hampshire ...

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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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A Challenge To The New Congress: Fix Stagnant Wages

Saturday, November 08, 2014

One of my favorite arguments — and one I've had in just about every even numbered year since the seventies — is about when to stop talking about politics. A surprising number of people think that since elections are on Tuesday, by Saturday all that can be said has been ...

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