Top Stories: Shutdown Showdown; CIA Station Attacked In Kabul : The Two-Way The day's news includes word that two people, one of them an American, were killed at a CIA station in Kabul.
NPR logo Top Stories: Shutdown Showdown; CIA Station Attacked In Kabul

Top Stories: Shutdown Showdown; CIA Station Attacked In Kabul

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)