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War Update

The Pentagon now says major combat operations in Iraq are over. Maj. Gen. Stanley McChrystal says the next phase will involve "smaller, but sharp fights." U.S. Marines rolled into Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit encountering little resistance. Two Navy aircraft carriers will leave the Persian Gulf later this week. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.
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