Today in History By The Associated Press Asian stocks mostly lower ahead of US presidential debate By YURI KAGEYAMA Prescott-Wentz showdown on horizon? Well, Romo might be back By SCHUYLER DIXON Teenage surfer stable after shark attack at Australian beach By ROD McGUIRK Study confirms railroads play a huge role in economic development By Roger C. Claar and Chad Jasmin Support for schools is investment in future Lloyd shows human side, including rift with her family. By ANNE M. PETERSON Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned By CLAUDIA LAUER Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals The Associated Press Thorns clinch NWSL Shield with win over Sky Blue By The Associated Press