Moment of Silence Marks 14th Anniversary of Sept. 11

Moment of Silence Marks 14th Anniversary of Sept. 11

President Obama and the first lady stepped out of the White House at 8:46 a.m.

Published September 11, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bells are tolling as New York City observes a moment of silence to observe the time the first plane struck the north tower of the World Trade Center 14 years ago.

Families of victims of the 2001 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks began reading names Friday at ground zero.

FRONT PAGES THE DAY AFTER THE SEPT. 11 ATTACKS

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stepped out of the White House at 8:46 a.m. to observe a moment of silence.

Nereida Valle carried a photo of her daughter, Nereida DeJesus, who was 31 and working for Aon when she died on the 98th floor of the south tower.

Says the mother at ground zero: "I feel her every day."

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(Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Written by Jennifer Peltz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press

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