In New York, At the tenth anniversary ceremony of the 9/11 attacks, President Barack Obama and Former President George W Bush gave speeches at the 9/11 memorial site and all memorial ceremonies were completed without incident.
Chinese menswear designer Qingqing Wu debuted his VLOV collection at Fashion Week in New York, showcasing an East Meets West aesthetic.
In Washington, The Confucius Institute at the University of Maryland and the Asian Division of the Library of Congress jointly organized an international conference in Washington to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution
In Seattle, The Mid-Autumn Festival has become one of the most popular holidays celebrated by Microsoft employee families. This year the celebration on September 9th attracted thousands of attendees.