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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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MacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes: Poems Are Music, Language Our Instrument

Hayes, a professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh, was recognized for "reflecting on race, gender, and family in works that seamlessly encompass both the historical and the personal."
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Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And The Risk Of Diabetes

There's a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
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House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

Even though it was backed by both party leaders, the vote split politicians within their own ranks. The final tally on the narrow military measure was 273 to 156.
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3.7 Million Comments Later, Here's Where Net Neutrality Stands

A proposal about how to maintain unfettered access to Internet content drew a bigger public response than any single issue in the Federal Communication Commission's history. What's next?