America Remembers 9/11 After 18 Years

Headline Roundup September 11th, 2019

Wednesday marks 18 years since the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City's World Trade Center that claimed nearly 3,000 lives. The nation's various displays of commemoration accounted for a majority of the day's prominent news coverage.

America Remembers 9/11 After 18 Years

From the Left
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The day you entered this world I woke to the news on my radio alarm clock. I listened, horror-struck, on my drive to school, then watched your carnage on the TVs in my high school auditorium. On the West Coast, most of us were privileged in our detachment, but the shock, the terror, the anger still burrowed deep.

A month later, the day after U.S. airstrikes began in Afghanistan, I turned 18. Shortly thereafter, I signed a military contract.

Every day moving forward, more who never knew life without you...

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From the Right
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It’s always difficult to determine precisely when an epochal event makes the transition from memory to history, but 2019 may well mark that moment for the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

This week’s 18th anniversary can be seen as both the legal coming-of-age of the cohort born in the wake of al Qaeda’s assault and the generational passing of the torch from the children of the Cold War to the children of the war on terror. This fall, college students born after 9/11 began arriving on campuses across the...

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From the Center
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NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil.

“As long as the city will gift us this moment, I will be here,” Margie Miller, who lost her husband, Joel, said as she attended the ground zero anniversary ceremony, as she has every year. “I...

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