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Special Extended Weekend Edition Sunday, Sun., Sept. 11, 8 a.m.

We’ll capture the day’s events – from Ground Zero to the Pentagon with our correspondents deployed across America and
around the world. Host Audie Cornish will be joined by NPR military, national security and political correspondents.

We will capture the names of victims as they are read in New York. From the Pentagon, NPR National Security Correspondent Tom Gjelten will revisit where he was when American Airlines flight 77 slammed into the heart of America's military headquarters. Morning Edition host Renee Montagne will be in Afghanistan and will be part of our coverage from there.


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An Outsider In Buenos Aires Goes Incognito, For Love Of Tango

Carolina de Robertis' new novel God of Tango centers on a 17-year-old widow, recently arrived from Italy with little besides a violin. It's Argentina, 1913 — and a magical new music fills the barrios.
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Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title

The new champion came in second last year in the annual contest put on by Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, besting eight-time champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut by 2 dogs.
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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
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Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.