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After Sept 12, An Airport Security Overhaul

Ten years ago — the day after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks — there was not a plane in the sky. Air travel was shut down. As it resumed over the course of the following days and months, security measures at the nations' airports were overhauled. Michele Norris talks with Matthew Wald, who covers transportation for the New York Times.
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Obama: America Does Not Give In To Fear

President Obama says for all that's changed in the decade since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, America's character as a nation has endured, stronger than ever. Obama spoke at a memorial concert in Washington, D.C. Sunday night, marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks. It was one of many ceremonies held across the country, honoring a decade of loss and survival.
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Leon Panetta: The Battle-Tested Politician

Two months into his tenure as secretary of defense, Leon Panetta has to run two ground wars, keep up the fight against al-Qaida and figure out how to cut more than $400 billion from the defense budget.
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Chaplain Returns From A Cruise To A Post-9/11 World

On Sept. 11, 2001, Sue Asher was on a cruise ship. Once she flew back to the U.S., Asher, who is a chaplain, was faced with the harsh realities of a post-9/11 world. Asher, who lives in New Haven, Conn., tells us about one particular memory that stands out from that time.
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Biden: Attacks Galvanized New Generation Of Patriots

Survivors of the attack on Sept. 11 and the families of victims who died that day gathered for a memorial tribute at the Pentagon. Both Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama paid tribute at the site.
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Families Of Sept. 11 Victims Remember Those Killed

New York City honored the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with an early morning ceremony where the World Trade Center towers once stood. The ceremony included the reading of the victims' names, moments of silence, and readings by both President Obama and former President George W. Bush. The families of the victims paid their respects, as they mark the tenth anniversary of the attacks.
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Shanksville, Pa., Remembers Flight 93 Victims

Shanksville, Pa., honored those who died there on Sept. 11, 2001, with, among other things, a children's choir performance and a speech from Rep. Mark Critz, who was born and raised in the area.
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A Country Remembers Sept. 11

On Sunday, the country remembered one of its darkest days — Sept. 11, 2001, when nearly 3,000 Americans died in a series of terrorist attacks. Host Guy Raz looks at the day's events in New York; Shanksville, Pa.; and Washington, D.C. President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former President George W. Bush were among the speakers.

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