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People gather at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2013(Photo by Alejandra Villa-Pool/Getty Images)

Tributes, Moments Of Silence Mark 9/11 Anniversary

A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday marked when the first plane hit the twin towers on a clear, sunny day in 2001. Then, families of the victims started reading aloud the names of those who died.

09/11/2013

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks September 11, 2013 at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Victims Honored At Pentagon, Flight 93 Memorial

President Barack Obama, along with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, walked out of the White House at 8:46 a.m., the moment the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

09/11/2013

The crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (credit: DAVID MAXWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon, Shanksville First Responders Apply For 9/11 Compensation Fund

Federal officials say at least 91 people from the Pentagon and Shankville, Penn. have applied for payment from a multibillion-dollar fund for people with an illness related to the attacks.

09/08/2013

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was to announce a major U.S. Military policy shift on Jan. 24, 2013, allowing women to be eligible for combat front lines and special operations units. (Photo: CBS 2)

Pentagon Releases Plan For Allowing Women In Combat

In just a few years, women could be training to be Navy Seals or Army Rangers on the front lines, under a plan just released Tuesday by the Pentagon.

06/18/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: gillibrand.senate.gov)

Gillibrand To Introduce Legislation In Wake Of Military Sex Assault Allegations

In the last two weeks, two service members have been accused of sexual misconduct. In both cases, the men had been in charge of preventing those type of crimes.

05/16/2013

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Two FDNY Vehicles Salvaged From Ground Zero Heading To New Home In Virginia

Two New York City Fire Department vehicles salvaged from the World Trade Center site have been stored in Hangar 17 at Kennedy Airport for more than 10 years.

10/24/2012

A picture shows damage inside the burnt U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012 following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Libya Announces 4 Arrests In Deadly Attack On U.S. Consulate

Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

Joe Torres of Sayreville, N.J., a fire captain from Elizabeth, N.J., kneels as he touches the name of his sister-in-law Krystine Bordenabe during observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Craig Ruttle-Pool/Getty Images)

NYC Remembers, Honors Those Killed In 9/11 Terror Attacks

New York, the nation and the world paused Tuesday to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the Sept. 11th attacks 11 years ago.

09/11/2012

President Barack Obama(C) speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on September 11, 2012 at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama: Victims Of 9/11 ‘Will Never Be Forgotten’

President Barack Obama said the U.S. is safer and its people resilient on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

09/11/2012

A woman runs in her wedding dress from a courthouse when an earthquake struck - New York, NY - Aug 23, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 4 – Earthquake

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.

12/29/2011

Memorial Middle School - Woodland Park, NJ - Sep 13, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Woodland Park Middle School Still Cleaning Up From Flooding

A chalkboard and other classroom materials damaged by the recent flooding are being tossed into large trash bins outside Memorial Middle School.

09/13/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets the first public visitors to the 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Plaza Opens To The Public

The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001

09/12/2011

Tribute in Light

10 Years Later, NYC Honors 9/11 Victims With Tribute In Light, Solemn Ceremony

An emotional ceremony took place in the shadow of the new World Trade Center as New York City and the world marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2011

Soldiers from Task Force 3-66 Bravo Company of the 172 Infantry Brigade bow their heads during a prayer to remember the victims of 9/11 before a ceremony at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Kuschamond on September 11, 2011.  (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

September 11 Memorials Extend Past New York City

While the eyes of the world turned to the World Trade Center site and 9/11 National Memorial in Lower Manhattan for the ceremony marking 10 years since the attack on America, it was far from the only memorial taking place.

09/11/2011

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