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Commemorations of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Washington and New York were more muted and reflective than past years, with a moment of silence at the White House and a somber reading of the names of the dead at Ground Zero in New York. A roundup of news stories, photos and multimedia related to the anniversary:

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NYC’s Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor

The museum at the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York has gotten its 1 millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public.

Local pro and college teams commemorate 13th anniversary of 9/11 with tweets

Nationals, Redskins and other local teams pay tribute on social media.

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Seeking help after years of 9/11 survivor guilt

(Amy Sancetta, File / Associated Press)

The roar of a plane above Lower Manhattan. The rise of a pristine tower where ruins once smoldered. News of terrorist attacks in far-off lands.

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Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president

Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he had a moment of clarity in a Florida elementary school classroom on Sept. 11, 2001, when his chief of staff told him the second World Trade Center tower had been struck by a jetliner and the U.S. was under attack.

New York, New Jersey announce joint security efforts on 9/11 anniversary

“The threat was have today is much worse than the threat we had 13 years ago,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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NYC’s Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor

The museum at the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York has gotten its 1 millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public.

Talking to kids about 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001 is still nearly impossible to fathom. How do we explain it to our children?

 

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