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9/11 Museum shows SEAL's shirt from Bin Laden raid

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum, adding potent symbols of the terrorist attacks' aftermath days before their anniversary.<p>The items are going …

The End of Tribute in Light: Memorial Goes Dark Forever on 9/12

For the past nine years, two gigantic beams of light have shown over Lower Manhattan—a beacon of loss and hope, a searchlight for something that …

September 11th Terror Attacks Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here is a look at the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.<p><b>Facts:</b><br>Nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded US commercial airplanes bound for west coast destinations. A total of 2,977 people were killed in New York City, Washington, DC and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.<p>The attack was …

F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11

Penney was prepared to give her life on Sept. 11 when she was ordered to down the hijacked planes — even knowing that the pilot for one of them could have been her father.<p>Penney was to stop Flight 93 — knowing the pilot could be her father.<p>WASHINGTON — Late in the morning of the Tuesday that …

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September 11: Let Us Not Lose Sight of the Significance of the Day

<i>"George Washington would be proud to know that we celebrate his birthday every year with a mattress sale."</i> -- Comedian Robert Klein<p>As a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, I worry about how we will remember that tragic day 50, 100, even 200 years from now.<p>I worry …

Air Force One pilot's 9/11 mission: Keep president safe

WASHINGTON — For Mark Tillman, Air Force One pilot, neither doomsday training nor years of experience prepared him for Sept. 11, 2001.<p>"There are all kinds of plans to keep the president safe, emergency action plans, in the event of nuclear attack," Tillman says. "Pretty much any major military …

Tribute in Light to Mark 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Two blue high-powered lights will illuminate the Manhattan skyline in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This Sunday, the public is …

From Washington D.C. to NYC, Bike Trail to Connect National 9/11 Memorials

Starting on Sept. 10, cyclists will be able to traverse a 21-mile segment from the Pentagon Memorial to the Flight 93 National Memorial as part of …

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13 Essential Stories About Sept. 11

An anniversary likes a round number, but 9/11 doesn’t always give us that. It’s the same awkwardness that Jeffrey Kluger described in the pages of …

Day 113-365 9/11

Never Forget

Obama leads tributes at 9/11 commemoration

Another September 11 Without a Dad

A woman and her daughters, defined by the World Trade Center attacks<p>The youngest September 11 kids are now 12 and 13. Many of these children, like my daughters, have made friends with others whose fathers or mothers were killed on September 11 through Tuesday’s Children, a nonprofit group. At this …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

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11 Before And After Pictures Of 9/11 That Show How New York Recovered From Its Darkest Day

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the attack.

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