Remembering 9/11 at Flight 93 memorial and around country
Dignitaries including Vice President Mike Pence and Gov. Tom Wolf gathered Monday morning at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Stoney Creek Township, Somerset County, to remember the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, Pence commemorated the "heroes" of Flight 93 by reaffirming American resolve to eradicate terrorism.
Pence said the actions of the passengers of Flight 93 were the "first battle in the war between good and evil that we are in the midst of." Read the story .
Leading his first commemoration of the 9/11 anniversary, President Donald Trump said Monday that "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost on that day 16 years ago. Read the story .
Services remembering the people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, also were held at the White House and Ground Zero in New York City.
Flight 93 National Memorial
The Reading of the Names, accompanied by bells. pic.twitter.com/lqjjREakDn— Stephen Huba (@shuba_trib) September 11, 2017
Around the area
Steel from World Trade Center helps Lower Burrell pay tribute to 9/11
About 200 people attended a 9/11 monument unveiling at American Legion Post 868 in Lower Burrell on Monday morning. The monument contains a rectangular piece of steel from New York City's iconic World Trade Center. Read the story .
9/11 victims, heroes honored at Dorseyville Middle School
Dorseyville Middle School students and staff in the Fox Chapel Area School District hosted two events to commemorate 9/11, a day when 3,000 people lost their lives in attacks in Washington, D.C., New York and in Pennsylvania. Read the story .
* President Donald Trump said Monday that "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost 16 years ago. Addressing an audience at the Pentagon, one of three sites attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, Trump used the anniversary to sternly warn terrorists that "America cannot be intimidated." Read the story .
New York City
* Scores of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others gathered Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil. Read the story .