Hierarchies Categories NewsNational September 11

News / National / September 11

Baker University 9/11 commemoration emphasizes diversity, thanks to troops

Baker University Minister Ira DeSpain was on the Baldwin City campus when the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks took place in 2001. He remembers students gathering in Osborne Chapel that evening to mourn and pray as a community.

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran recalls 9/11 memories at Leavenworth ceremony

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, then a U.S. representative, visited ground zero.

America pauses to remember dark, defining day of Sept. 11, 2001

Determined never to forget but perhaps ready to move on, the nation gently handed Sept. 11 over to history Sunday and etched its memory on a new generation. A stark memorial took its place where twin towers once stood, and the names of the lost resounded from children too young to remember terror from a decade ago.

In Lawrence, 9/11 commemoration a time for looking back, moving forward

As the nation reflected on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, local community and religious leaders honored the victims and urged Lawrence residents to overcome their fears inflicted by the tragedy.

A changed America marks 10 years since Sept. 11 attacks

Ten years on, Americans come together today where the World Trade Center soared, where the Pentagon stands as a fortress once breached, where United Airlines Flight 93 knifed into the earth.

Indelible effects: 9/11 has lasting impact on children, parents, teachers

Ahmed Jakmouj was just 6 weeks old on 9/11. “Change his name,” a family friend begged Ahmed’s parents. “Don’t make his life harder.”

Retired KU journalism professor creates quilted 9/11 homage

In the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, journalism professor Sharon Bass spent weeks living with the visual coverage of the destruction.

Commentary: 9/11 is editor’s most memorable day working in the newsroom

Twice a year for the past five years I’ve been visiting Southwest Middle School teacher Sally Landoll’s class of eighth-graders to do mock interviews. The object is for the students to get a sense of what it’s like to apply for a job.

Post-9/11 call to service united couple

Jake and Katherine Robinson were teenagers during the 9/11 attacks, a few years away from high school graduation. But the day would affect both of their futures — and would lead to an unusual love story.

Vigil protests lack of clergy prayer at ground zero ceremony

Carrying Bibles and singing “Amazing Grace,” a group of pastors knelt on the street outside ground zero on Saturday to protest New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision not to include a clergy-led prayer in the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Medical students opting for specialized fields

Expect showers and the occasional thunderstorm throughout the day. Expect a high around 77 degrees with a south wind between 10-15 mph. Showers will continue for the evening with an overnight low around 65 degrees. In today's news: Bush visit ...

Crowds gather near Ground Zero the day after Osama bin Laden's death

LJWorld.com editor Whitney Mathews happened to be visiting friends in New York City when news broke that Osama bin Laden had been killed. Monday, May 2, 2011, she visited Ground Zero. Dozens of news organizations and onlookers were completely or partially blocking streets near the former site of the World Trade Center's twin towers. Police officers attempted to keep crowds and traffic moving through the packed intersections.

Veterans hold 9/11 candlelight vigil

The Collegiate Veterans Association at KU held a candlelight vigil Thursday night to honor those who died in the attacks of September 11, 2001, and the soldiers who have died in combat since that day.

Mourners visit 9/11 memorial at Dole Institute

The nation marks the seven year anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Right here on the KU campus, a memorial helps the people of Lawrence and visitors remember that horrific day.

9/11 attacks remembered at Fort Riley

The seven year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks also proved to be an emotional day at Fort Riley.

Solemn rituals mark 7th anniversary of 9/11

Seven years to the hour after terrorists crashed a hijacked jetliner into the Pentagon - a memorial to the 184 victims was formally unveiled at the site of the deadly attack.

Airplanes to skywrite memorial for 9/11

Americans prepare to mark a somber anniversary today. September 11, 2001, is a day that is seared into the memory of the American people. And on the 7th anniversary of that tragedy, some local pilots are taking to the sky to add their touch to a day full of remembrance.

KU students hold 9/11 vigil

A two-hour vigil helped them honor those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

3 Questions with Julia Groeblacher, KU Young Democrats president

Julia Groeblacher, KU Young Democrats president, talks about the 9-11 vigil held on Wescoe Beach.