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What happened on September 12, 2001
Emaciated Whitney Houston drops out of Jackson concert
By MITCHELL FINK & CORKY SIEMASZKO New York Daily News Lauren Rubin contributed to this story
Art of survival Inmates at Graterford Prison have learned from artists how to escape into creativity. Their works, in diverse media, tell stories of "Unimaginable Isolation."
By Stephan Salisbury INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Early guesswork points to elusive Osama bin Laden
By Larry King INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Disaster stresses, but does not halt, communications
By John J. Fried, Reid Kanaley and Akweli Parker INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
My Generation's Bloody Wakeup Call
Evoking Hollywood films - but without the escape
By Carrie Rickey INQUIRER MOVIE CRITIC
Our waking nightmare A moment of terror changes everything
By Larry Eichel
Attack reverberates around the nation Many Americans expressed fear as buildings closed.
By Tom Infield INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Many in region, unnerved by events of the day, turn to prayer for solace Businesses and schools shut down, but places of worship stayed open yesterday. Those of many faiths came to reflect.
By Jim Remsen INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
By Chaim Potok
This day, we joined a dangerous world
By Carolyn Davis
Bill would let police demand photo IDs Authorities say it would stop violators from giving false names. An ACLU official calls the plan totalitarian.
By Jacqueline Soteropoulos INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Colonial talks start tonight as arbitration draws closer
By Margie Fishman INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
District fights for funding in state court
By Kristen A. Graham INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Husband pleads not guilty James Sparacio of Lower Makefield was ordered held over for trial in the death of his wife.
By Zlati Meyer INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Financial Shockwaves But The Pros Say There's No Need To Panic
By MICHAEL HINKELMAN email@example.com Daily News wire services contributed to this report
Utter disbelief at the Pentagon "You think you're safe . . . you can't imagine it . . . here," one worker said of viewing the N.Y. raid. Then it happened.
By James Kuhnhenn INQUIRER WASHINGTON BUREAU
As schools open, district hopeful about a privatized Chester Upland A for-profit company works toward a dramatic academic turnaround. Past skeptics are supporting the effort.
By Dan Hardy and Gloria M. Hoffner INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Peace of mind falls victim to mayhem Yesterday's attacks, both relentless and ferocious, are likely to leave many people depressed and anxious.
By Stacey Burling, Marie McCullough and Marian Uhlman INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Reader reaction to the attacks
On the streets, gripped by tragedy
By Acel Moore
In Harm's Way Everyday Life In U.s. Comes To Terrifying Halt
By DON RUSSELL firstname.lastname@example.org Staff writers Myung Oak Kim and April Adamson and Daily News wire services contributed to this report
Now, It's Our Turn
What You Can Do
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Our tasks: To pause, to mourn, to comfort
By Crispin Sartwell
Commuters straggle back to hushed N.J. train station With rail lines running sporadically, many witnesses resorted to ferries, buses and lifts from strangers to flee New York City.
By Jeff Brown INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Washington is an unprotected target How is it possible an air attack could be made on the Pentagon? Simple. There's nothing in place to stop it.
By Steve Goldstein INQUIRER WASHINGTON BUREAU
Arab Americans fearful of backlash Though no Arabs had been blamed for yesterday's attacks, community leaders were on the alert for trouble.
By Thomas Ginsberg INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Attacks pose a 'substantial risk' to an already troubled economy
By Josh Goldstein, Martha Woodall and Jeff Gelles INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Terrorists likely immobilized crews first
By Tom Belden, Linda Loyd and Thomas J. Brady INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Troubled Latin Grammy show called off
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Magnitude of tragedy unfolds in lost lives One of the victims was a pilot from Bucks County. "Pray for them," his father-in-law said.
By Matthew P. Blanchard and Kayce T. Ataiyero INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Aid crew on way to N.Y. hurt in crash Three Clayton men were to join a convoy when their vehicle was hit. One remains hospitalized.
By Jennifer Moroz INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Let us pray and let us unite As it mourns the dead, comforts the injured and consoles the grieving, an angry America must not allow its ideals to become terror's next victim.
New book on teens is selling like crazy The title has been the charm for a Bucks psychologist's advice guide to the wacky adolescent years.
By Peter Mucha INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Let children give voice to their fears, experts in child psychology say Children's reactions to tragedy vary. Mental health workers say that being honest about your own feelings will help.
By Melissa Dribben INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In Philadelphia, caution over public places and landmarks Mayor Street closed City Hall and other public buildings. Park officials turned away visitors at the Liberty Bell.
By Stephan Salisbury INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Symbols of U.S. capitalism crumble Marvels of structural design, the twin towers survived a car bomb in 1993. They were rubbed out quickly yesterday.
By Inga Saffron INQUIRER ARCHITECTURE CRITIC
The deadly pursuit of elite U.S. colleges An educator has written a novel about what happens when parents push their children too hard.
By Kathy Boccella INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
People flee Center City for comforts of home - early and in droves Scores of businesses closed. Workers left, eager to avoid tall buildings. "This is the last place to be right now," a man said.
By Henry J. Holcomb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Holsten looks poised to make Delco legal history The deputy district attorney has strong support from key figures in her bid to become the county's first female D.A.
By Steve Esack INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Across the Phila. region and the nation, people lining up to donate blood "Giving blood seemed to be the only thing I could do," one donor said. Some centers have extended their hours.
By Sandy Bauers INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
How does her garden grow? With rusty grates and . . . With proper cultivation, junk blossoms into sculpture.
By Marty Ross FOR THE INQUIRER
Letters 'I Am Simply An American'
In region's schools, a mixture of calm and chaos in aftermath Some closed while others stepped up security. Parents and children made frantic efforts to contact each other.
By Murray Dubin INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Bush returns to reassure the country He spent most of the day on military bases to give officials time to assess the danger at the White House.
By Ron Hutcheson INQUIRER WASHINGTON BUREAU
Crash in Pa.: 'We are being hijacked!' A panicked passenger made a phone call before the plane went down south of Pittsburgh. The FBI is probing links.
By Thomas Fitzgerald and Diane Mastrull INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Headmaster returns happily to Moorestown Friends halls Laurence Van Meter finds his alma mater still sound.
By Melanie D. Scott INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
For hours after terror attacks, Northeast travel meant trouble Air and rail lines halted; highway traffic barely moved. Trains are now running, but flights won't resume until at least noon.
By Jere Downs INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In seconds, a confident N.Y. is shaken
By Alfred Lubrano INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Across the region, a day of tension, gridlock and prayer Early closings at schools and businesses caused traffic jams. Officials took extra security measures and called for calm.
By L. Stuart Ditzen and Monica Yant Kinney INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Terrorists strike symbols of U.S. culture, capitalism
By Mark Bowden INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In Mideast, reactions strong, but mixed Where terror is common, shock - and some cheers
By Michael Matza and Sudarsan Raghavan INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Agonizing over loved ones in N.Y. For many from the Philadelphia area, anxious hours passed as they tried to get calls through.
By Eils Lotozo and David Patrick Stearns INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Towers represented the financial might of America The World Trade Center prospered with the stock market boom. Its prominence made it a tempting target for terrorists.
By Joseph N. DiStefano and Harold Brubaker INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Bombing in 1993 foreshadowed a tragedy even worse Six died and 1,000 were hurt at the Trade Center. In sentencing six terrorists, a judge warned of what could have happened.
By Rita Giordano INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Stunned, angry reactions in area "I feel more shocked" than at Pearl Harbor, a veteran said.
By Ken Dilanian INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
E. Wallis Callahan, 74, a restaurateur
By Michael Klein INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A new president suddenly faces ultimate test Safety is utmost in the minds of Americans looking to George W. Bush for answers and leadership.
By Dick Polman INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
U.S. ATTACKED Hijacked Planes Destroy Trade Towers, Hit Pentagon; Thousands Feared Dead Bush vows justice will be sweeping
By Ralph Vigoda INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Florida women's star Mobley forgoes senior year to go pro
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Games and practices canceled due to national emergency Many of the scheduled athletic events were nonleague and probably will not be made up.
By Todd Zolecki INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Brewer, Haines gain quarterfinals
By Joe Logan INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Show Does Not Go On Phils, Braves and the rest of baseball put on hold
By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Games called off in wake of attacks Kings scouts among victims of NY tragedy
By PAUL VIGNA email@example.com Daily News sports writers Mike Kern, Phil Jasner and Ted Silary and Daily News wire services contributed to this report
NCAA puts off vote on amateur issues
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Penn State football game called off Around a stunned country, athletic officials discussed whether they would proceed with their schedules.
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Broncos' McCaffrey has steel rods placed in broken leg
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For shocked Flyers, hockey on back burner
By Tim Panaccio INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The NFL is considering whether to cancel games In 1963, the league decided to play on the Sunday after Kennedy was killed. Pete Rozelle regretted the action.
By Phil Sheridan INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Broken leg ends season early for McCaffrey
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