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.
There's one line her critics agreed with — but probably not in the way she was hoping.
The truth-challenged GOP congressman appeared to get into a brief confrontation ahead of President Joe Biden's address to Congress.
Britney Spears Took Some Bikini Pics In A London Hotel Room, And She Looks Like She's Having The Best Time
Britney Spears is back to sharing bikini pics, and she seems to be having great fun!
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Valerie Bertinelli is sharing how much weight she's lost after cutting out one thing for a whole month.
The Royal Family is Reportedly Offering These Generous Incentives to Entice Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Into Attending King Charles III’s Coronation
After several years of tension and private disagreements followed by one tell-all interview with Oprah, an unprecedented exclusive series with Netflix, and a bombshell memoir, King Charles is reportedly doing everything he can to sweeten the deal for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to attend his coronation in May. According to The Mail on Sunday, […]
White Witch? Cruella? Pennywise? The Republican congresswoman's critics have some thoughts.
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China is mad at the US for blasting its suspected spy balloon, but a few years ago, state TV bragged its fighter pilots could shoot one down
Video from China state TV shows a 2020 training exercise involving Chinese fighter pilots shooting down a surveillance balloon.
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President Joe Biden came out with vim and vigor in the State of the Union address and mopped the House floor with the Republican Party's remains.
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Kentucky's loss to Arkansas marked the second-largest margin of defeat the Wildcats have suffered at Rupp Arena under John Calipari.
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Sarah McLachlan's Super Bowl ad for Busch Light is being called a "masterpiece." Watch it here.
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A small California city that was overrun by visitors four years ago when heavy winter rains produced a “super bloom” of wild poppies has a message for the public after this year's deluge: Do not come. The poppies are beginning to bloom but so far on a small scale — and the canyon where they grow and parking areas are now completely off-limits, Lake Elsinore Mayor Natasha Johnson told a press conference where she recounted the chaos of 2019. Poppies are found throughout California in spring and summer, but usually not as extensively as the blankets of gold that in 2019 covered slopes near Lake Elsinore, a city of 71,000 in Riverside County about 60 miles (96 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar told Shaquille O'Neal he was on his side despite concerns the former Lakers captain never gave O'Neal advice during his career.
In case you’ve missed it: Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Co.), who don’t seem to realize that they are two sides of the same terrible coin, have been very publicly at war with each other for some time now. And that war continued apace on Tuesday with Boebert once again mocking Greene—this time for carrying a large white balloon around the U.S. Capitol all day ahead of Biden’s State of the Union address to symbolize the so-called “Chinese spy balloon” that the military
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Speechwriting experts say Biden made a good faith effort at promoting bipartisanship in his State of the Union, but did not confront the China threat as aggressively as he should have.
The EA Madden game which has predicted the correct Super Bowl winner with almost 70% accuracy just placed its bets on this year’s game
In 2015, it even predicted the exact score.
The former president turned his supposed rebuttal of Biden's speech into an acrid campaign rant.
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The PE teacher admitted to the affair after she accused him of bugging her office.
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During an Instagram Live chat, the stars looked back on making the famous rom-com in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
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The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) has stated that Russian troops are preparing an offensive operation in Ukraine, for which they lack combat power. Source: ISW report from 7 February 2023 Details: Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu held a press conference on the status of the war on 7 February, likely in an attempt to posture the Russian Ministry of Defence as an effective and involved leadership apparatus as the Russian military prepares for a renewed major offensive in Ukraine.