One decade after 9/11, an unsettling number of images from Ground Zero and its environs remain seared in our collective memory -- unsurprising, perhaps, given the scope and scale of the destruction. But the fact that the deadliest, most visually arresting attacks occurred in New York City also meant that many of the world's best photographers were, in effect, already on the scene when the terrorists struck. Here, to mark the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and in hopes of lending coherence to our shared, turbulent recollections, LIFE.com presents the 25 most stirring, visceral photographs from that day, featuring pictures from the likes of James Nachtwey, Joe Raedle, Spencer Platt, Mario Tama, and other celebrated photojournalists (and one intrepid amateur). These are the pictures we remember: wrenching, indelible photographs that tell the tale of a still-resonant late summer day that changed everything.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Social media is questioning what former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said during Sunday’s game.
- The Des Moines Register
Brock Purdy's late-season magic ended Sunday with an elbow injury. Here's what the NFL media are saying about Purdy and his future with the 49ers.
- Women's Health
Christina Aguilera just dropped a topless photo on Instagram and she's super sculpted from her abs to her legs. Christina enjoys yoga for her mental health.
Rita Ora paired star-shaped pasties and a thong with a nude latex dress to perform her new single—check out the pics here!
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Multiple teammates consoled Bengals linebacker Joseph Ossai after he drew a late hit penalty that put the Chiefs in position for a field goal that delivered a Super Bowl berth for Kansas City. One teammate in particular was not pleased. Linebacker Germaine Pratt was yelling on the way to the locker room about the foul. [more]
- NBC Sports BayArea
George Kittle offered a brutally honest assessment of the 49ers' NFC Championship Game loss to the Eagles.
- Patriot Ledger
The 8-month-old boy who was seriously injured inside his Duxbury home Tuesday night has died of his injuries at a Boston hospital.
- Marie Claire US
It makes sense why Her late Majesty wanted to keep this close to the vest.
- NBC Sports BayArea
Quarterback Brock Purdy was injured, but his thoughts were with his 49ers teammates following their loss to the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game.
- Bengals Wire
A controversial play in the AFC title game created major reactions.
- Fox Business
State Farm and Progressively are reportedly not writing new insurance policies for some models and years of Kia and Hyundai vehicles because of a rise in thefts.
Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, will never again be part of Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Monday in remarks detailing his objection to Zagreb providing military aid to Kyiv. In December, Croatian lawmakers rejected a proposal that the country join a European Union mission in support of the Ukrainian military, reflecting deep divisions between Milanovic and Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic. A vocal critic of Western policy in Ukraine, Milanovic has said he does not want his country, the EU's newest member state, to face what he has called potentially disastrous consequences over the 11-month-old war in Ukraine.
- Yahoo Life
Though some critics claim otherwise, the domestic goddess says her glowing skin is due to "great derms," diet and exercise.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles will meet in Super Bowl 57. Here's why Fox's Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen are third best team there.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
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- Golf Channel
Rory McIlroy made a 14-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic and avoid a playoff with nemesis Patrick Reed.
- Associated Press
Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died. Wersching passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer, her publicist told The Associated Press. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching appeared on dozens of television shows over the course of her two-decade career.
Sarah Michelle Gellar said her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. wouldn't watch movies with her for 15 years after she spoiled 'The Sixth Sense' for him
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- NBC Sports BayArea
Kyle Shanahan explained why the 4ers didn't challenge DeVonta Smith's fourth-down catch in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.