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U.S. Terror Alert Raised to 'High Risk'

The Bush administration raises the national terror alert from yellow to orange, the second-highest level on a five-color scale. And Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announces "Operation Liberty Shield," which includes sending more federal security officers to monitor borders, airports and nuclear power plants. NPR's Bob Edwards talks to NPR's Pam Fessler.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.