Marking 18 years since 9/11 attacks

September 11, 2019

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A flower sits atop the engraved names on a section of the 9/11 memorial in New York City

Flowers are seen left at the edge of the south reflecting pool ahead of ceremonies commemorating the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the 9/11 Memorial in lower Manhattan, New York City. 

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On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, author Garett Graff shares some of the first-person accounts he's chronicled in a new book, "The Only Plane in the Sky." Canadian elections are officially underway, and there are only a mere six weeks of campaigning until voting day. And, a look at how to create coral reefs with 3D printers.

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Remembering how America experienced 9/11

America is at a turning point in which the events of 9/11 are shifting from memory to history. In his book, "The Only Plane in the Sky," author Garrett Graff compiles a comprehensive oral history timeline of Sept. 11, 2001, told via brief diary-like accounts.