Morning Minutes: Sept. 11

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Terrorism (noun) The systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion -

Website of the Day

Remember 9/11

Today is the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. On this special website, you’ll find photo galleries, history information, links to other 9/11 websites and more.

Number to Know

8:46 a.m. EDT: Time that the first hijacked plane hit the World Trade Center (the North Tower). The second plane hit the South Tower at 9:03 a.m., the third plane hit the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m., and the fourth plane crashed in Shanksville, Pa., at 10:03 a.m.

This Day in History

Sept. 11, 2001: The September 11 attacks: Airplane hijackings result in the collapse of the World Trade Center in New York City, destruction of the western portion of the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and a passenger airliner crash in Shanksville, Pa.

Daily Quote

“All of a sudden there were people screaming. I saw people jumping out of the building. Their arms were flailing. I stopped taking pictures and started crying." - Michael Walters, a freelance photo journalist in Manhattan