September 11 attacks

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

The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks gather at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for a ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have […]

09/11/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

September 11th Anniversary: the Pentagon

President Obama observed the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks with a moment of silence at the White House earlier this morning and at a Pentagon Memorial. On L.A.’s Morning News, Penny and Phil […]

09/11/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

September 11th Anniversary – New York City

This morning there have been four separate moments of silence … each marking the moment 12 years ago when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. […]

09/11/2013

A rose is placed next to the name of a victim of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at the North Pool of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in New York. Construction is racing ahead inside the museum as the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks draws near. Several more large artifacts have been installed in the cavernous space below the World Trade Center memorial plaza. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Sept 11 Museum putting hallowed artifacts in place

NEW YORK (AP) — Far below the earth where the twin towers once stood, a cavernous museum on hallowed ground is finally nearing completion. See photo gallery at end of story below. Amid the construction […]

09/06/2013

This Sept. 11, 2001 photo shows smoke rising from the burning twin towers of the World Trade Center after hijacked planes crashed into the towers, in New York City.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

FBI, DHS: No specific threat to 9/11 anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is aware of no credible or specific information that points to any terror plot tied to the anniversary of the September 2001 attacks, according to a new confidential threat assessment […]

09/06/2013

In this Sept. 2, 2013, photo, Joe Quinn and his wife Melanie visit the remains of his parents' home that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of New York's Queens borough. Joe Quinn, whose older brother Jimmy was killed on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center’s Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, lost treasured pictures and hand-written letters from his brother that were among 12 boxes of mementos that were lost in the house when Superstorm Sandy struck the Queens community last October. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sandy destroyed precious reminders of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The letters and photos were beyond value — some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. […]

09/05/2013

Chris Ott, right, helps her son, former Marine John Thomas Doody, who was shot while serving in Fallujah, Iraq., subsequently suffering an infection and a series of strokes that left him in a coma and relying on a ventilator to survive,  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

VA: Billions needed to expand caregiver benefit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it supports expanding a caregivers benefit for grievously wounded veterans but only if Congress comes up with the billions needed to pay for the expansion. […]

09/04/2013

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