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A memorial flag is brought onto the stage during ceremonies to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York.

Photos: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

The ceremony at ground zero in New York began exactly two decades after the deadliest act of terrorism on U.S. soil.
Retired Santa Clara firefighter Darrell Sales, right, and fellow cyclist Jeremy Provancher, left, stand beside the south pool holding an American flag after completing their "Bay to Brooklyn" bicycle ride at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in New York.

U.S. Marks 20 Years Since 9/11

The 9/11 anniversary commemoration at ground zero began Saturday with a tolling bell and a moment of silence.
Twin light beams reach for the sky over New York City at night.

A Reflection from the Front Lines

George W. Contreras provides a firsthand account of what he saw on September 11, 2001, and how it will always stay with him.
"Thank you" is written on the back of an FDNY ambulance following the collapse of the World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2021.

20th Anniversary of 9/11: Rebuilding FDNY EMS and a City

Learn how FDNY Emergency Medical Services has evolved 20 years after the 2001 World Trade Center attacks.
A man coated with dust and debris from the collapse of the World Trade Center south tower coughs near City Hall, in New York.

Fallout from Toxic World Trade Center Dust Cloud Grows

Two decades after the twin towers’ collapse, people are still coming forward to report illnesses that might be related to the attacks.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

9/11 First Responders Could Receive $2.9B

The money would go to shore up the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program, along with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Jan Ramirez, chief curator at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, right, sifts through a collection of condolence cards for a victim of 9/11 that were donated to the museum's archive, July 16, 2021, in Jersey City, N.J.

9/11 Artifacts Share ‘Pieces of Truth’ in Victims’ Stories

A collection of some 22,000 personal artifacts provide a mosaic of lost lives and stories of survival: wallets, passports, baseball gloves, shoes and more.
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Report: Majority of FDNY Acquired Long-Term Illness from Sept. 11

About three-quarters of workers who responded to the Sept. 11 terror attacks have some sort of long-term illness linked to their service.
The September 11 Memorial and Museum appear from an upper floor of 3 World Trade Center in New York on June 7, 2018.

Film Chronicles Disputes Behind Construction of 9/11 Museum

A new film reveals and renews the tensions that went into creating the Sept. 11 museum at the World Trade Center.