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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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Ruth Rendell Dies, Pioneered The Psychological Thriller

The British mystery writer was known for her Inspector Wexford series and in her later years became active in Labour Party politics. NPR's Petra Mayer has this remembrance.
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'Bourbon Empire' Reveals The Smoke And Mirrors Of American Whiskey

A new book suggests that tall tales on craft bourbon labels are the rule rather than the exception. They're just one example of a slew of "carefully cultivated myths" created by the bourbon industry.
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Site Using Candidate Carly Fiorina's Name Attacks Her Record At HP

The site, carlyfiorina.org, says the Republican presidential candidate laid off 30,000 people while she ran Hewlett-Packard. Fiorina does not deny the figure but says, overall, the firm created jobs.
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As Emoji Spread Beyond Texts, Many Remain [Confounded Face] [Interrobang]

There's a growing tendency to bring the tiny hieroglyphs off of phones, but not everyone is fluent. New takes on emoji integration suggest misunderstanding may be remedied with universal translation.