Sept. 11 remembered

President Obama on Tuesday led the nation in paying tribute to the thousands of people who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, noting that the “true legacy” of the attacks that day is “a safer world, a stronger nation and a people more united than ever before.”

Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial pause at the Wall of Names, containing the names of the 40 passengers and crew who died in the crash of United Flight 93, following a memorial service in Shanksville, Pa., on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial pause at the Wall of Names, containing the names of the 40 passengers and crew who died in the crash of United Flight 93, following a memorial service in Shanksville, Pa., on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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