PHOTOS: US remembers Sept. 11

WASHINGTON — Americans commemorated the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with somber tributes Tuesday.

Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks on 9/11, when international terrorism hit home in a way it previously hadn’t for many Americans.

Sept. 11 still shapes American policy, politics and everyday experiences in places from airports to office buildings.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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