September 11 attacks

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

In this photo made with a fisheye lens, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings in lower Manhattan during a test, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in New York. The light display commemorates the twin towers of the World Trade Center that were destroyed in terrorist attacks 12 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. […]

09/12/2013

The U.S. Vets Los Angeles Westside Residences in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Ex-LA TSA worker charged, tied to anti-US website

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities were examining a website they say is linked to an arrested airport security screener that contained letters declaring America would be “reduced to nothing” by events “greater than 9/11.” The […]

09/12/2013

Riverside Police Officers examine the site where Nna Alpha Onuoha, 29, was arrested late Tuesday Sept. 10. 2013 in Riverside, Calif.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Ex-TSA worker promises something worse than 9/11

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles International Airport security screener arrested on suspicion of making threats appears on a website that contains rambling letters criticizing America and a promise of something more devastating than […]

09/11/2013

The Boston Logan International Airport 9/11 Memorial is illuminated Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Boston. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston airport apologizes for fire drill on 9/11

BOSTON (AP) — Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The two hijacked jets that were […]

09/11/2013

People gather to look at the site of a car bombing in Benghazi, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, one year to the date after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. The early morning blast targeted a building that once housed U.S. Consulate  under the rule of King Idris, who former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi overthrew in a 1969 bloodless coup. (AP Photo/Mohammed el-Shaiky)

Bomb hits Libya’s Benghazi on attack anniversary

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, exactly one year after the Sept. 11 attack there that […]

09/11/2013

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