Today in History By The Associated Press 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 Building a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at home By HAMZA HENDAWI 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 Thorns clinch NWSL Shield with win over Sky Blue By The Associated Press WHY IT MATTERS: Jobs By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER