September 11 attacks

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Fire truck used on 9/11 to visit NYC

NEW YORK (AP) – A fire truck that carried a crew of firefighters to the World Trade Center for what would prove to be their last assignment is returning to Staten Island for the first […]

08/18/2013

These FBI photos show Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (l-r), brothers identified by the FBI as suspects number 1 and 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo)

Marathon bombing suspects met conspiracy theorist

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects befriended a brain-damaged anti-U.S. government conspiracy theorist through their mother’s job years before the attack. Attorney Jason Rosenberg says he represents the family of […]

08/06/2013

US Embassy seal

Threat closes US embassies in Muslim world for day

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shuttering its embassies and consulates throughout the Muslim world on Sunday after receiving an unspecified threat, officials said. State Department officials said Thursday that they were taking action […]

08/01/2013

Message in a bottle

Note found amid NY Sandy debris helps grieving mom

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — More than a dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl scrawled a message on a piece of notebook paper, sealed it up in a green plastic bottle and tossed it into the […]

07/11/2013

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Millions more immigrants under the Senate bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Landmark immigration legislation passed by the Senate would remake America’s workforce from the highest rungs to the lowest and bring many more immigrants into the economy, from elite technology companies to restaurant […]

07/08/2013

9-11 Memorial Museum

Remains of 9-11 firefighter identified

NEW YORK (AP) – Authorities say remains of a firefighter killed in the Sept. 11 attacks have been identified more than 11 years after his death at the World Trade Center. The city medical examiner’s […]

07/05/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

Woman identified in retesting of 9/11 WTC remains

  NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities retesting human remains recovered from the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks have identified those of a 43-year-old woman. A spokeswoman for the New York City […]

06/21/2013

online privacy

Privacy – the online generation wants it

CHICAGO (AP) — Amid the debate over government surveillance, there’s been an assumption: Young people don’t care about privacy. Turns out, the generation that puts much of the “social” in social networking is much more […]

06/13/2013

Knives of all sizes and types are piled, among the items discarded at security checkpoints (AP Photo)

Agency drops plan to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration says he’s dropping a proposal that would have let airline passengers carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes. The […]

06/05/2013

Final piece of spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade Center during construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

US flag-covered spire hoisted to NY’s WTC roof

NEW YORK (AP) — A crane has hoisted a U.S. flag covered spire to the top of New York’s One World Trade Center, under construction at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks. Construction workers […]

05/02/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

No remains found near suspected 9/11 airplane part

NEW YORK (AP) — Police used a pulley system on Wednesday to remove a suspected 9/11 plane part from between two buildings near the World Trade Center site, and the medical examiner said no potential human remains had been found there.

05/01/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

Search for human remains at 9/11 plane debris site

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner’s office says its workers are now sifting soil for possible human remains at a site near the World Trade Center where a plane part was found last week.

04/30/2013

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