Todd Maisel, The Daily News | AP
Carrie Bergonia remembers her fiancee, firefighter Joseph Ogren, who was killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
Dandelions are a harbinger of summer, but this late bloomer made its appearance this week in Gouldsboro, Maine to beckon the fall. Buy Photo
Mel Evans | AP
The construction of One World Trade Center, now up to 104 floors, is seen Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, across the Hudson River as a runner glides his hand at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., along the wall of 'Empty Sky,' New Jersey's memorial to the 749 people from the state lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremonies, but also a sense that it's time to move forward after a decade of remembrance.
Tom Walsh | BDN
For the first time in a long time, the price of a gallon of gasoline exceeds the price of a gallon of diesel fuel, at least in Maine's Washington County. Regular gasoline hit $4.17.9 at a Mobile station on Main Street in Machias on Tuesday, up more than 10 cents a gallon from a week ago. Buy Photo
Carolyn Kaster | AP
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hold hands as they walk back to the White House in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, after joining members of the White House staff during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11.
Mohammad Hannon | AP
The U.N. refugee agency's special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, waves through the dusty window of her car as she departs the Zaatari Refugees Camp in Jordan for Syrians who fled the civil war in their country Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Jolie said Tuesday she heard "horrific" and "heartbreaking" accounts from Syrian refugees in a camp which hosts about 30,000 Syrians displaced by the 18-month conflict that has so far claimed at least 23,000 lives, according to activists.
Tom Walsh | BDN
The Steuben Volunteer Fire Department paid tribute Tuesday to firefighters and others who lost their lives in the collapse of the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. American flags throughout much of Maine's Washington County were flying at half-staff on Tuesday to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.