Wednesday September 12, 2001 Today's High: 80

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Latest News Updated 9/12/2001 6:16 PM
Partial list of people killed in Tuesday's terrorist attacks
Bush says nation will fight back, recover from 'acts of war'
Day of terror followed by grim task of retrieving bodies, chasing culprits
Somerset crash scene searched; 'hero' may have aborted terror mission
Bishop Wuerl preaches message of love to overcome hatred

A solitary American flag hangs against the backdrop of debris that was once the World Trade Center. The remaining four floors of the south tower collapsed late this afternoon. (Graham Morrison, Associated Press)

Special Edition

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's special 16-page afternoon edition published yesterday covering the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C. is available for viewing online.

'Day of terror':
The aftermath
The day after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, the grim task of rescue work continues, and the investigations begin into the series of coordinated air  attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., and another large jetliner crash near Somerset. Check Associated Press coverage for additional updates and related stories.

Top stories on the attack:
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Rain of death, destruction: Pristine Manhattan morning turns into fiery nightmare
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Capital numb after strike
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) $30 billion question: How did intelligence fail
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) 4 flights of horror: Travel transformed into instrument of destruction
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Probe focuses on bin Laden

Local developments:
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Day of Terror: Outside tiny Shanksville, a fourth deadly stroke
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) The crash in Somerset: 'It dropped out of the clouds'
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Horrific news empties a stunned Pittsburgh
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Pilots say options are limited during hijackings
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Stunned businesses let workers go home -- other business news
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Pittsburgh blood donors rush to help victims
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Tuned In: This was reality TV as its most horrific
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Sports world shuts down

blackdot.gif (64 bytes) PG editorial: The morning after
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Jack Kelly: Enough brave words
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Midweek Perspectives focus on "America under attack"

blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Special photo journal
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Sports cancellations
blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Local concert cancellations

blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Share your thoughts on yesterday's tragedy: What is your reaction to yesterday's series of terrorist attacks? Send an e-mail to Selected responses may be published in print and web editions. Please include full name and home town. Responses.

blackdot.gif (64 bytes) Share your memories: If you know Western Pennsylvanians or former residents who were in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon or on the planes during yesterday’s terrorist attacks, please call us at (412) 263-1601 or e-mail us at

dot.gif New source of assessment data -- Pittsburgh City Council approves a bill placing Allegheny County assessment information on the city's Web site. The PG's Timothy McNulty explains why.

dot.gif Computers for kids -- An effort called the Links Collaborative is seeking to place computer learning centers in homeless shelters and homes for abused women and children. The PG's Carmen Lee has details.

dot.gif Penguins' hopes -- Penguins General Manager Craig Patrick is reluctant to say precisely what he expects from Kris Beech, the 20-year-old center who was part of the trade for Jaromir Jagr. The PG's Dave Molinari looks into the situation.

dot.gif Apocalyptic 'Lear' -- Shakespeare's masterwork, 'King Lear,' speaks to the horrors of our time, according to the PG's Christopher Rawson.

dot.gif Post Your Problems -- The PG's Lawrence Walsh helps a property owner with an assessment problem.

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Nation & World Region & State
*4 flights of horror: Ordinary travel transformed into instrument of destruction
*$30 billion question: How did intelligence fail?
*Welfare workers to get extra training at Pitt
*Lack of information on convention center work worrying show director
Sports Neighborhoods
*Attack hits too close to home for Steelers' Rooney
*Beech has eyes set on Penguins
*New bus schedule will get Franklin Regional pupils home earlier
*Residents leave work, gather in church, park in front of TVs to take in news of the horror
Business & Technology Health & Science
*Day of Terror: Pittsburgh's Downtown shuts down as stunned firms let workers go home
*Pittsburgh banks plan to reopen this morning
*Street smarts
*Accepting death, and life
Lifestyle Forum
*Life Support: Portrait in picture hat
*Life Support: Bad medicine
*Editorial: The morning after / Terrorist attacks call for reason and resolution
*Jack Kelly: Enough brave words
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