Tributes mark 12th 9/11 anniversary

Obama joins moment of silence at White House to remember day’s fallen

Posted: September 12, 2013 at 5:23 a.m.

Carrie Bergonia of Pennsylvania finds the name of her fiance, firefighter Joseph Ogren, at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on Wednesday. Ogren responded with his unit after the World Trade Center was attacked. His body was never found.

President Barack Obama set aside his Syrian agenda Wednesday to lead the nation in observing the 12th anniversary of 9/11, honoring those who perished in the worst terror attack in U.S. history.


President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joints Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey join a remembrance cerem... (By: MANUEL BALCE CENETA) (Credit: AP)

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 1 on 09/12/2013


« Previous Story

The nation in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Has it really been 12 years? Or 12 days? Sometimes it feels the same.” Michael Fox, an attendee of a New York memorial service, addressing his brother, Je... Read »

Next Story »

Wal-Mart lets kids pick 'hot toys' for holida...

NEW YORK — Lots of retailers come out with "hot toy" lists every Christmas season, but this year Wal-Mart decided to try something different: let kids rate their favorite t... Read »