Top Stories: Shutdown Showdown; CIA Station Attacked In Kabul

Sep 26, 2011
Originally published on September 26, 2011 7:17 am

Good morning.

Our headlines so far today:

-- Shutdown Showdown Continues: Senate Has Key Vote Today

-- NYPD Could 'Take Down A Plane' If Necessary, Commissioner Says

Other stories making headlines include:

-- "Two Killed At Kabul CIA Station." (BBC News)

-- "World Mourns Kenya's Fallen Heroine," Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai Has Died. (Kenya Broadcasting Corporation)

-- "In Syria, Defectors Form Dissident Army In Sign Uprising May Be Entering New Phase." (The Washington Post)

-- "Freed Hikers: Iran Held Us Because We're American." (The Associated Press)

-- "Gold Slides As Investors Scramble For Cash." (The Financial Times)

-- Saudi Women Given Right To Vote In Municipal Elections. (Al-Jazeera English)

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