a lot of people died today...let's pray for them
jeezus...cnn.com has "america under attack"
my favorite part is how all the planes they had in mid-air
they sent to canada...thanks a lot...yeah where can we send
all these terrorists...i know! canada! just like the
dollar, apparently a canadian life is worth less than an
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Terrorists struck the United States
Tuesday morning in harrowing, widespread attacks that
included at least three commercial jet crashes into
In the first attack, a plane hit the north tower of the
World Trade Center in Manhattan shortly before 9 a.m.,
followed by another plane into the second tower about 20
minutes later. Both towers later collapsed.
American Airlines told CNN that it lost two planes
in "tragic accidents:" Flight 11 from Boston with 81
passengers and 11 crew aboard and Flight 77 from Washington
Dulles airport with 58 passengers and six crew aboard. Both
planes were en route to Los Angeles
About an hour later, a plane crashed into the Pentagon,
part of which later collapsed.
United Airlines Flight 93 airliner headed from Newark,
New Jersey, to San Francisco, crashed near Somerset,
Pennsylvania -- police said initial reports indicated no
survivors. It was not known if this was connected to the
attacks. United also said it was "deeply concerned" about
Flight l75 from Boston to Los Angeles.
The Pentagon, the White House, the State Department, the
Justice Department, the Capitol, the CIA and all other
government buildings in Washington evacuated.
In the first ever national ground stop of aircraft, all
flights nationwide have been stopped at their departure
All international flights were diverted to Canada.
Israel has evacuated all its missions around the world.
President Bush cancelled an appearance in Florida to
return to Washington, calling the crashes "apparent
terrorist attacks" and "a national tragedy."
In Chicago, the Sears Tower was evacuated; United Nations
in New York evacuated.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta
was evacuated. CDC was preparing bioterrorism teams in case
they become necessary.
The New York Port Authority said it had closed all
bridges and tunnels into the city.
New York's Bellevue Hospital was designated command
central for handling the catastrophe. Several hospitals
have already reported receiving victims with burns and head
U.S. stock markets were closed after the New York
just put all this in for historical purposes...