U.S. reflects, and mourns, on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks


As the United States honors the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks that shattered and changed American life, commemorations and memorials are scheduled nationwide Saturday to remember the victims and first responders.

In New York, the ceremony at Ground Zero began with the first moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. — the time Flight 11 struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The last moment of silence came at 10:28 a.m., in observance of the fall of the North Tower. President Biden and first lady Jill Biden are in New York before moving on to services in Shanksville, Pa., and, finally, Arlington, Va.

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Source: The Washington Post