The significance of Sept. 11 cannot be accurately measured. The events of that day 10 years ago impacted us in so many ways, through so many thousands of lives — lost and saved — that its meaning defies explanation.
Yet as much as 9/11 changed us, the decade since has revealed us. If we can take anything from that day, it’s that our country is resilient, resurgent and, in a way, rejuvenated. Read More
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, America was changed forever by the terrorist attacks.
A decade later, memorials are planned in New York, at the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Penn.
The video feed below will show those memorials as they are happening, with video inbetween the events. Read More
Dec. 7, 1941. Nov. 22, 1963. Sept. 11, 2001. All of us old enough to remember know exactly where we were and what we were doing when we first heard the awful news. We remember the stunning feeling that suddenly everything had changed, that nothing would be the same. We remember feeling that unknown horrors lay ahead.
Scroll down to see or download a graphic mapping out milestones in national security and the war on terrorism since Sept. 11, 2001. Read More
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Under a beautiful sky Saturday morning, The City’s Civic Center turned somber as officials joined police and firefighters to commemorate the eve of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks’ 10th anniversary.
Click on the photo at right to see a slideshow of SFPD and SFFD commemorating the 9/11 anniversary. Read More
With a population of 245, the town has fewer people than any given building in downtown D.C.There are a dozen roads, tops, in Shanksville; a smattering of houses, log cabins and red barns. And not far away from the town center is a rolling field of yellow and white wildflowers.Because of what happened in this field, Washington still has the Capitol. It still has the White House, and it has the confidence to fight. Read More
Ten years ago, 11-year-old Bernard Curtis Brown Jr. was packing his bags for a school trip to southern California. United Airlines flight attendant Michele Heidenberger was celebrating her 57th birthday with her family before making the same West Coast trip. And at the Pentagon, Angie Houtz, 27, was just getting settled in her new office on the west side of the building. Read More
There is a hazy line between remembrance and fixation for New Yorkers contemplating the 10th anniversary of the deadliest attack ever committed on U.S. soil. Read More
Does Lady Gaga have a hot new beau? According to Radar Online, the envelope-pushing pop diva has been seeing someone since July: her “You and I” video co-star Taylor Kinney, who appeared on “The Vampire Diaries.”“It was just casual at first, but things are getting pretty hot and heavy,” a source told the site.Evidently they were sighted together at a beach bar in Mission Viejo where they downed whiskey shots on Sept. 4. Read More
The period after 9/11 was frightening for most Americans, but for Muslims — and members of groups commonly mistaken for them, such as Sikhs — the fear was more complicated. Shohda Morsy was in elementary school when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. “I was confused,” recalled Morsy, now 18, who grew up in Burlingame but was born in Egypt. “I asked my parents, why did Muslims attack the twin towers?” Read More