Blasts shut down nation
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NEW YORK -- In a horrific sequence of destruction, terrorists crashed two planes into the World Trade Center, and the twin 110-story towers collapsed Tuesday morning. Explosions also rocked the Pentagon and spread fear across the nation.
A morning of terror
8:45 a.m. An American Airlines commuter flight believed to have been hijacked from Boston crashes into one of the World Trade Center towers, just as tens of thousands of people are reporting to work in lower Manhattan. Smoke is seen pouring from the hole in the tower's side.
Some recent terrorist attacks on U.S. targets.
Stocks markets shut down
NEW YORK -- Wall Street exchanges did not open, and other U.S. markets halted trading Tuesday after planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers and government buildings in Washington, causing extensive damage. President Bush called it "an apparent terroristic attack."
Editorial: A day of loss
Terrorist attacks have shattered lives and our sense of security, but not our sense of values.
Bush hears news in Sarasota
SARASOTA -- On a day meant for celebrating achievement, President George Bush instead found himself and a school full of children trying to grasp one of the nation's worst tragedies.
What the president told the nation
Text of President Bush's statement from Sarasota.
Gallery one: World Trade Center | Gallery two: More World Trade Center
Gallery three: Reaction | Gallery four: Pentagon | Gallery five: Manhattan
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Coverage from days after the attack
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Thursday, Sept. 13