Americans commemorated 9/11 Friday as a new national crisis — the coronavirus pandemic — reconfigured and divided anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carved a path through the observances.
A woman wearing a protective face mask walks by One World Trade Center two days before the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, amid the coronavirus disease, in the lower section Manhattan, New York City, US, September 9, 2020. (Reuters)
A man takes photos of flowers sitting in names at the north reflecting pool at the National 9/11 Memorial the day before the 19th anniversary of attacks in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US. (Reuters)
The Tribute in Light installation is tested over lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center, as seen from the borough of Brooklyn, the night before the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, US, on September 10, 2020. (Reuters)