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Some of the top news stories that were on our minds in the week before Sept. 11, 2001

By Associated Press

Headlines from some of the top news stories on The Associated Press wire the week before the Sept. 11 attacks:

Tuesday, Sept. 4:

• GOP Sen. Phil Gramm won't run for fourth Senate term

• Bush opens door to future cut in capital gains tax rate

• Jimmy Carter returns to China to promote democracy

• Hewlett-Packard, Compaq hooking up in computer mega-merger

• In garb of Orthodox Jews, suicide bomber detonates near a schoolyard

Wednesday, Sept. 5:

• Mexican president presses Bush to overhaul immigration this year

• Budget chief, Democrats spar over Social Security, defense

• Oklahoma City DA decides to try Terry Nichols state murder charges

• Most existing stem cell lines not ready for research

• European nations threaten to pull out of U.N. racism meeting

Thursday, Sept. 6:

• A switch on Microsoft: Bush administration won't seek breakup

• Colombian president calls for examination of global drug war

• Bush to invoke executive privilege to keep documents secret

• China, N.Korea making loud statement of friendship

• Legendary GE chief executive wraps up his career

Friday, Sept. 7:

• Unemployment rate climbs to 4.9 percent in August, Dow sinks

• Bush calls emergency GOP meeting on the economy

• European Union issues what it calls an apology for slavery

• Gays face tough battle to repeal Florida adoption ban

• Williams sisters in U.S. Open tennis final

Saturday, Sept. 8:

• Aid workers make first court appearance in Afghanistan

• Rumsfeld: Congress must accept base closures

• Religious violence rages in Nigeria; dozens killed

• Russian operation to lift sunken Kursk enters final phase

Sunday, Sept. 9:

• Bomb blast at Israeli train station kills four

• National health snapshot shows trouble in small towns, cities

• Unemployment woes hitting manufacturing towns harder

• Four dead in second mass-slaying in Sacramento in a month

• News of shark attacks doesn't deter scuba thrill-seekers

Monday, Sept. 10:

• Lawmakers consider cuts in capital gains, payroll taxes

• Peres, Arafat agree to hold high-level talks

• Japan's first suspected case of mad cow disease found

• GOP source says Elizabeth Dole to announce Senate run

• With 63 homers, Bonds drawing closer to McGwire's record 70

Today's news:
Ceremony at Ground Zero
Mass. remembers victims
Silence, tears mark day at Logan
Under alert, Mass. carries on
Bush faces day with resolve
World remembers attacks in US
Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
Updated wire coverage

Photo galleries:
Families mourn, remember
Ceremony at Ground Zero
Ceremony at the Pentagon
Ceremony at Pa. crash scene
Remembrances worldwide
Remembrances in Boston

NECN RealVideo:
Moment of silence observed
Ceremony at State House
Gettysburg Address read
Procession at Ground Zero
A somber travel day at Logan
Images of Sept. 11, 2001



Preparing for the worst
Security has become the new norm in Greater Boston.


Fear and children
Children's responses may shed light on human anxiety, resiliency.


Muslim minds
The US effort to win over Muslim hearts and minds is failing.


Science vs. terrorism
New chemical, biological threats spur nation's top minds.


For those deported after Sept. 11, the losses are wrenching.


A special Magazine issue
A Sept. 11 narrative by former Massport chief Virginia Buckingham, plus an essay by Christopher Hitchens.

A special Arts section
How culture has changed since Sept. 11, including a gallery of art inspired by the attacks.

A special Focus section
A look at how the lives of six Americans were altered.

Everywhere USA
Terrorism comes to God's country.


Where is Al Qaeda?
How have bin Laden and his terrorist group eluded US forces?


Two cities
New York and DC one year later.


America remembers
The US looks back at the terrorist attacks.

Victims and survivors
A year later, still hurting.

A time for bells and remembrance
A clash of views on terror
Limited damage to the economy
Families build support system
NYC's healing process
Finding comfort in the kitchen
Bailey: A day of atonement

From the Associated Press:
Tribute paid with tattoos
Charities changed by 9/11
White House calls home
9/11 stole innocence, love
Man escaped earthquake, 9/11
Update on 9/11's famous faces
Firemen still burying dead
A mother's note to a lost son
9/11 created heroes in death
Voice mails bring comfort
Little things hold memories
87th floor survivor copes
Sampling of 9/11 memorials
Pentagon survivors move on
Moments of silence on Sept. 11
Survivors try to move forward
Families cling to chances
Sept. 11 widow trying to forgive
Widow becomes an advocate
Workplace response varies
Graphic: Funds offer relief

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