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US commemorates 9-11; thousands expected at ground zero

NEW YORK — While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation’s most scarring days.

Thousands of 9-11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil.

'Nuns' try to rob bank

TANNERSVILLE, Pa.—Police say two women dressed as nuns tried to rob a bank in Pennsylvania's Poconos.

Authorities said the women walked into Citizens Bank near Tannersville yesterday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller.

But they left without taking anything.

Each woman was wearing a black nun's habit and veil.

In a 1st, NKorea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The aggressive missile launch likely the longest ever from North Korea over the territory of a close U.S.