Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals of sorrow

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, construction continues at the World Trade Center site in New York. On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, the nation will observe the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and the crash of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

September 11, 2010 5:54:42 PM PDT
Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, familiar in their sorrow but observed for the first time Saturday in a nation torn over the prospect of a mosque near ground zero and the role of Islam in society.