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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:


Ground Zero cross can stay at 9/11 museum, appeals court rules

A cross-shaped beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain on display in the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero, a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, dismissing a lawsuit brought by atheists.


In the Loop: Obama isn’t fond of speaking from the Oval Office

(Susan Walsh / AP)

When the president speaks to the nation from the White House, he’s taken to using other backdrops.


Judge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case

A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.


Military Judge severs accused 9/11 plotter from Guantanamo proceeding


Military judge says court needs to resolve if defendant is mentally competent to stand trial.


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