From the National Cathedral in Washington to services at the Pentagon and in New York, the nation paused today to remember and mourn those lost in Tuesday's deadly terrorist attacks.
Heavy rain and wind slowed the search for victims in the rubble of the World Trade Center, where President Bush plans to visit Friday afternoon.
Searchers sifting through the rubble at the Pentagon early Friday said they recovered the "black boxes" containing the flight data and voice recorders of the hijacked plane that crashed into the building Tuesday.
Across Europe and the world, heads of state have promised support, declared national days of mourning, and pledged solidarity in the face of terrorist attacks.
In a preliminary estimate, the Pentagon announced today that approximately 190 people may have perished in the terrorist attack on the defense headquarters.
Officials have located the flight-data recorder for United Airlines Flight 93 the hijacked 757 jetliner that crashed 80 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.
President Bush announced this morning that he would visit New York to see firsthand the scene of devastation at the site of the collapsed World Trade Center.
U.S. officials allowed airports to reopen and flights to resume today with new, stringent security rules following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
By PBS NewsHour
The following is the full text of a joint resolution introduced Wednesday by the Senate and House condemning the terrorist attacks.
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said Wednesday the preliminary death toll in Tuesday's attacks on the World Trade Center is 45, but a death toll in the thousands is expected.
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