September 11, 2001, Anniversary

The day the United States experienced the largest loss of human life by an act of terrorism in its history. Starting at 8:05 AM, the North Tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan was struck by a hijacked airplane. Approximately 15 minutes later, the South Tower was hit. Eventually, both buildings collapsed, killing almost 2,800 people. Not long after, American Airlines flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, killing 184 people. A fourth airplane, United Airlines flight 93, was also overtaken. Its intended target was the White House, but passengers attacked the hijackers and the plane crashed into a Pennsylvania field, killing all 40 aboard. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda, led by Osama Bin Laden, took credit for the attacks.

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News: Remembering September 11

On the 10-year anniversary, reflections on the day. (9/10/2011)

9/11 Widower Wants Nothing to Do With Caitlyn Jenner

Cop's husband sends back his wife's Glamour Woman of the Year Award.

BET News Special: 9/11: Our Darkest Day Remembered

Where were you during the September 11th attacks? (9/11/2015)

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.

Front Pages From the Day After the 9/11 Attacks

The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks dominated the news in 2001. Here's a look at the front pages of some newspapers across the country and the world the day after the attacks.

News: How 9/11 Affected the American Muslim Community

Two New Yorkers reflect on Sept. 11 on its anniversary. (9/11/2014)
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