Links from the Times for Sept. 9: Bayshore Patriots photo gallery; text of President Obama's speech
The Bayshore Patriots are a group of men and women who have waved American flags every week since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. As the country prepares to mark the 10th anniversary of those attacks, the Bayshore Patriots look back at their efforts and ahead to the future. Photo gallery.
Confronting an economy in peril, President Barack Obama unveiled a larger-than-expected $450 billion plan Thursday night to boost jobs and put cash in the pockets of dispirited Americans, urging Republican skeptics to embrace an approach heavy on the tax cuts they traditionally love. With millions of voters watching and skeptical of Washington, Obama repeatedly challenged Congress to act swiftly. Read the full text of the president's speech here.