“Recovering from the unbelievable” screamed the headline of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on this date in 2001. Newspapers across the nation likewise printed breaking reports of the surprise attack on New York City and Washington DC’s Pentagon building.
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the nation pauses to remember. Ceremonies take place at memorials in New York City; Shanksville, Pennsylvania; and at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Watch live, beginning at 7:30am CT on September 11.