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We weren't in New York or Virginia that day, even if we were on the other side of the world. It felt somehow deeply personal. And I think it still does. President Biden will mark the 20th anniversary of 9 11. On Saturday. He and the first lady are expected to travel to New York City, Shanksville, Pennsylvania and the Pentagon. You're listening to NPR news in Washington. And it's w N Y. C in New York. There's more response to the recent deaths at Rikers Island. Public Advocate Jimani Williams and Department of Corrections Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi are calling for more staff to be hired at the jail, Williams says Because of the shortage, people currently inside weren't receiving a satisfactory standard of living. There was a lot of agreement on the problems of that people who are housed. They weren't getting the minimum standards. A big part of that was because they just simply was not enough staff. Williams and sure, older also continuing to call him the courts to expedite cases for those in jail and awaiting trial. Major food delivery apps are suing New York City for its law that places a limit on fees they can charge restaurants. It was initially put in place during the pandemic to protect businesses devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms. Door Dash, Grubhub and Uber eats filed a lawsuit against the city, saying the restrictions were continued. Even as vaccinations allow for more indoor dining. They call the cap on fees, government overreach and claim it's costing their businesses millions of dollars. City officials who support the law say it puts more revenue back into restaurants. For the first time. This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade will feature a balloon of a Star Wars character. And, of course, it's of the Mandalorian grow Gew, who is probably better known as baby Yoda. This will be the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Your forecast now a terrific stretch of sunny, dry weather the next few days all the way until Tuesday, at least sunny and 77 today Sunny and 72. Now this is W N. Y. C in New York..