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U.S. House Speaker Boehner wipes away tears after speaking at a remembrance of lives lost in the 9/11 attacks in Washington

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (L) wipes away tears after speaking at a remembrance of lives lost in the 9/11 attacks, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, September 11, 2013. Bagpipes, bells and a reading of the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field marked the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in 2001. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY DISASTER)

9/11 anniversary

Bagpipes, bells and a reading of the names of the nearly 3,000 people

killed when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the

Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field marked the 12th anniversary of the

September 11 attacks in 2001.




More than a thousand people gathered Wednesday on a hot and hazy morning

at the National September 11 Memorial plaza in Manhattan, for the

annual reading of victims' names from both the 1993 and 2001 attacks on

the World Trade Center. (Reuters)