Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Quil Lawrence in Kabul about the impact of the attacks there, and how the longest war in American history has changed that country over the past 10 years. She then talks to Steve Coll, president of the New America Foundation and a writer for the New Yorker.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg makes remarks to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. His remarks are followed by a moment of silence, following which President Obama makes his remarks at Ground Zero. Bloomberg then reads the names of those who perished in the attacks.
John Yates was working at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. His office sustained a near-direct hit from American Airlines Flight 77, and Yates suffered burns on almost 40 percent of his body. He recounted the events of that morning.