September 11 attacks

This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)

Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group’s […]

03/26/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013 file photo, a photographer take a picture of steel column from the North Tower of the World Trade Center during a media tour of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in New York. The long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

NYC museum dedicated to 9/11 victims opens May 21

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday. The […]

03/24/2014

This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)

Ex-al-Qaida spokesman recalls 9/11 with bin Laden

NEW YORK (AP) — In surprise testimony in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law recounted the night of the Sept. 11 attacks, when the al-Qaida leader sent a messenger to drive him into […]

03/19/2014

This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)

Judge bars 9/11 mastermind’s testimony in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the self-described architect of the Sept. 11 attacks will not be allowed to testify in the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, but defense […]

03/18/2014

This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)

Bin Laden’s son-in-law goes on trial in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as […]

03/03/2014

One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Second in height is 4 World Trade Center, right. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NYC 9/11 museum opens to public in May

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of delays due to funding disputes, engineering challenges and a nearly disastrous flood, a museum dedicated to victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will open to the public in […]

01/24/2014

The sign outside Cornerstone Baptist Church displays its message to drivers in Farmington Hills, Mich.  (AP Photo/Detroit News, Neal Rubin)

Church signs roll the dice getting hip with quips

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pastor Mike Butzberger insists he only had holiday spirit in mind when his Florida church’s marquee read: “Christmas — Easier to spell than Hanukkah.” But after a passer-by told him she […]

12/24/2013

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

US releases more documents on surveillance origins

WASHINGTON (AP) – The director of national intelligence on Saturday declassified more documents that show how the National Security Agency was first authorized to start collecting bulk phone and Internet records in the hunt for […]

12/21/2013

Workers on scaffolding clean the glass windows at the lobby of 4 World Trade Center, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in New York.  The 1,776-foot One World Trade Center is the marquee skyscraper at ground zero; but the first office tower to open there will be its shorter neighbor 4 World Trade Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Another tower opens at World Trade Center site

NEW YORK (AP) — Another office tower has opened at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. A ribbon-cutting was held Wednesday for the 978-foot 4 World Trade Center. It stands near 1 World […]

11/13/2013

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Dead marathon suspect tied to 2011 killings

BOSTON (AP) — Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according […]

10/22/2013

Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Arizona, according to Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo, some of the men in this photograph were among the firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout. (AP Photo)

Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – An investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze has found improperly programmed radios, vague updates, and a 30 minute communication blackout just before the […]

09/28/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that […]

09/16/2013

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