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LIVE: US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

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Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.
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US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

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NEW YORK - Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.
A crowd of victims' relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday, while President Donald Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence is to speak at the third attack site, near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Former President George W. Bush, the commander-in-chief at the time of the 2001 attacks, is due at an afternoon wreath-laying at the Pentagon.
Eighteen years after the...
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500 American flags displayed in Hanover to commemorate 9/11 anniversary

500 American flags displayed in Hanover to commemorate 9/11 anniversary

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9/11 memorials and remembrances around US for 2019 - including Chicago area

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It's become a solemn and sacred ritual in the United States each September 11 - pausing for part of the day to remember the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks.
While the attacks happened at the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon across the Potomac River from Washington and a lonely field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the entire nation - and indeed the world - absorbed the horror of airliners being turned into weapons.
Demonstrating the enduring legacy of that day in 2001, here are some of the places holding observances around the United States on the 18th anniversary of...
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It's Hard to Commemorate 9/11 If You Don't Understand It

It's Hard to Commemorate 9/11 If You Don't Understand It

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Today's university freshmen were born after the Twin Towers fell. In the Trump era, lack of historical perspective makes young people susceptible to alarmism and more likely to misread threats.
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The World 9/11 Took From Us

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I'm still mourning the life I lived before I learned that I was different.
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The US Embassy in Afghanistan was hit by a rocket just after the clock struck midnight on the anniversary of 9/11

The US Embassy in Afghanistan was hit by a rocket just after the clock struck midnight on the anniversary of 9/11

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The US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was struck by a rocket in the first few minutes of the 18th anniversary of 9/11.
Loudspeakers throughout the building broadcast the message "An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound," the Associated Press reported .
No one was injured during the attack, which came just after midnight on Wednesday.
Relations between the US and the Taliban took a hit on Monday after Donald Trump scrapped negotiations aiming to secure a ceasefire in Afghanistan.
A US serviceman was killed by a Taliban car bomb on Thursday, which Trump cited as the catalyst...
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Remember 9/12 as well: The aftermath is nearly as important as the terrorist attacks themselves

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A few short weeks ago, Congress passed a bill to ensure that the health fund supporting the first responders of the 9/11 terrorist attacks never runs out of money. Unfortunately, what should have been a no-brainer only came about after contentious debate, the intervention of entertainer and activist...
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