Remembering 9-11

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Published on September 07, 2011

Smoke billows from one of the towers of the World Trade Center and flames and debris explode from the second tower. In one of the most horrifying attacks ever against the United States, terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers. — AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong

Published on September 07, 2011

People outside the NBC Studios in New York view reports of the planes that crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. — AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler

Published on September 06, 2011

Some of the 38 planes that were diverted to Gander International Airport Sept. 11, 2001 because of terrorist attacks in the United States. — Transcontinental Media file photo

Published on September 06, 2011

Crew members from one of the 38 planes that were diverted to Gander International Airport Sept. 11, 2001 load some of their belongings on a school bus to be transported to their accommodations. — Transcontinental Media file photo

Published on September 02, 2011

A file photo of the aftermath of planes hitting the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York Sept. 11, 1991. — Photo by The Associated Press

Published on September 07, 2011

The south side of the Pentagon burns after it took a direct, devastating hit from an aircraft Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001, in Arlington, Va. — AP Photo/Tom Horan

Published on September 07, 2011

The south tower of the World Trade Center begins to collapse following a terrorist attack on the New York landmark Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. — AP Photo/Amy Sancetta

Published on September 07, 2011

Pedestrians scramble for safety in front of New York City Hall as the first World Trade Center tower collapses after being hit by an aircraft Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. — AP Photo/Paul Hawthorne

Published on September 07, 2011

The south tower of New York's World Trade Center collapses Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. — AP Photo/Richard Drew

Published on September 07, 2011

Two women hold each other as they watch the World Trade Center burn following a terrorist attack on the twin skyscrapers in New York Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. Two planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the twin 110-story towers collapsed Tuesday morning. — AP Photo/Ernesto Mora

Published on September 07, 2011

Women wearing dust masks flee across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn following the collapse of both World Trade Center towers Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 in New York. The towers previously loomed tall in the skyline behind. — AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

Published on September 07, 2011

A person stares at a TV screen from a department store in Peterborough, Ont. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001 during live coverage as both towers of the World Trade Center in New York collapse. — CP PHOTO/Peterborough Examiner/Clifford Skarstedt

Published on September 07, 2011

Firefighters rest as rescue efforts continue at the World Trade Center in New York Wednesday Sept. 12, 2001. Many firemen were missing at the time and feared dead in the rubble from the terrorist attack. — AP Photo/ Beth Keiser

Published on September 07, 2011

Firefighters raise a flag late in the afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, in the wreckage of the World Trade Center towers in New York. —AP Photo/The Record, Thomas E. Franklin

Published on September 07, 2011

Amy Greene, a University of Texas sophomore, joins thousands of people on the South Mall of the campus in Austin, Texas on the night of Sept.11, 2001, for a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of a terrorist attacks. — AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Larry Kolvoord

Published on August 28, 2011

Stranded passenger start waking up on Thursday morning Sept. 13, 2001 in Gander, Nfld. in the gymnasium at Gander Academy, an elementary school. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Scott Cook

Published on September 07, 2011

Workers using heavy equipment continue the cleanup efforts at the site of the World Trade Center attack in New York Thursday, Nov. 08, 2001. — AP Photo/David Karp

Published on September 07, 2011

Deck crew members of the USS Theodore Roosevelt prepare to launch aircraft just before dawn against Taliban targets in Afghanistan Friday, Nov. 9, 2001. Pictured is an F/A-18C Hornet. At center is Navy "Shooter" Lt. Bill Schlemmer of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. — AP Photo/Dave Martin

Published on September 06, 2011

Abigail Carter and kids Olivia Dack and Carter Dack visit the 9-11 Memorial in Ottawa, in September 2003, in this family handout photo. — Photo by The Canadian Press

Published on September 06, 2011

In this July 22, 2004 file photo, a patron of the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Springfield, Ill., reads a copy of the "The 9/11 Commission Report." In the decade since the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. government has taken giant steps to protect the nation from terrorists, spending eye-popping sums to smarten up the federal bureaucracy, hunt down enemies, strengthen airline security, secure U.S. borders, reshape America's image and more. — Photo by The Associated Press

Published on September 06, 2011

In this June 16, 2011 picture, firefighter Richard Browne, with the Perrysburg, Ohio Fire Department, places his hand on a damaged New York Fire Department truck in Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is preserving and storing artifacts from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the airport hangar. Browne toured the hangar while picking up a piece of 9/11 steel destined for a memorial in Wauseon, Ohio. — Photo by The Associated Press

Published on September 06, 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Canada, David Jacobson, looks at a photograph after he unveiled a photo exhibit titled Thank You Canada a 9/11 commemorative photo exhibit outside the U.S. embassy in Ottawa, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. — The Canadian Press

A collection of photos from Sept. 11, 2001 and its aftermath. Take a look, read some of our stories in our Special Report "9-11: Ten Years Later," then share your own memories of 9-11 (Click on "Remembering 9-11" on our homepage, in our list of Featured Links).

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