NEW YORK (AP) — As the nation and the world mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Associated Press journalists are tracking down the most salient details of the day, and capturing the mood, from ground zero to Afghanistan and everywhere in between.
Here, in real time, are the latest updates on how the day is unfolding, together with occasional flashbacks to AP reports distributed on Sept. 11, 2001. The archival material has been left as it was transmitted 10 years ago, including the original typos, as well as information from AP sources that later turned out to be incorrect.
All times EDT.
It's a little cooler today in New York. But there's a familiar feel in the air.
One of the strongest 9/11 memories for many New Yorkers — and for people all along the Eastern Seaboard — was the crisp, sunny weather before the first plane hit the World Trade Center. The day began as a nearly perfect one.
Maybe we shouldn't be surprised about this morning's weather — this is usually a pleasant time of the year in this part of the world.
But there's a familiar feeling in the air.