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Justice Rehnquist in Hospital with Thyroid Cancer

U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist, 80, remains hospitalized after spending the weekend receiving treatment for thyroid cancer.

Rehnquist underwent a tracheotomy Saturday at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. The Supreme Court's conservative leader is expected to return to work next week. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.
Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
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