10 years later, Maine's flag ladies still waving

Three days after 9/11, Elaine Greene held an American flag above her on a busy street corner in this small Maine town. Since then, she and two other women have waved the flag on the same corner for an hour every Tuesday in honor of America's service personnel and to show that the American spirit is alive and kicking.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 01:02pm EDT

Bag searches, checkpoints in NY amid threat report

Security worker Eric Martinez wore a pin depicting the twin towers on his lapel as he headed to work in lower Manhattan on Friday, unfazed by a report of a credible but unconfirmed terror threat before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 12:33pm EDT

Bomb-sniffing dogs named after 9/11 victims

Every time Chicago Officer Nick Spencer gives his police dog a command, he's reminded of 9/11 and that part of his job is to prevent another terrorist attack.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 10:20am EDT

AP Interview: Blair says post-9/11 battle not over

Tony Blair, the international statesman most closely tied to the response to the Sept. 11 attacks, believes the decade-long struggle to contain the threat from Islamic extremism is far from over, despite the killing of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 09:50am EDT

TSA chief: optimist about everything but terror

Each day, dozens of U.S. intelligence officials crowd around a conference table in a small, windowless room in a government building across the street from a shopping mall in northern Virginia. At the head of the table sits the man who perhaps more than anyone else affects Americans most tangibly in the sprawling fight against terrorism since the September 2001 attacks.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 07:56am EDT

Earthquake or debt solution? Locals say earthquake

Half of residents in the D.C. area think it's more likely another earthquake will rattle the nation's capital than Congress will successfully address the nation's debt, according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll conducted by Heart + Mind Strategies.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 04:02am EDT

Audio files reveal 9/11 air traffic horror

Newly posted audio files depict the horror of 9/11 unfolding in the sky, as air traffic controllers struggled to follow the faint tracks of hijacked planes, fighter jets tried in vain to chase them down and a flight attendant made a desperate appeal for help.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 09:24pm EDT

NYC mayor asks if 9/11 memorial choice was rushed

With the opening of the Sept. 11 memorial days away, Mayor Michael Bloomberg still wonders if the choice of a design for the tree-lined, 8-acre plaza may have been too rushed.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 05:37pm EDT

10 years, 21,000 bone fragments, no 9/11 closure

His family has his spare firefighter uniform, but not the one he wore on 9/11 _ or any other trace of him.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 01:32pm EDT

Sept. 11 commemoration moved from D.C. cathedral

The collapse of a crane brought in to repair earthquake damage at the Washington National Cathedral has forced a Sept. 11 commemoration with President Barack Obama to change venues.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 11:23am EDT

Marine Corps museum opens Sept. 11 exhibit

A steel I-beam from the World Trade Center is part of a new Sept. 11 exhibit at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:52am EDT

Kids with Bush on 9/11 saw change sweep over him

The 16 children who shared modern America's darkest moment with President George W. Bush are high school seniors now _ football players, ROTC members, track athletes, wrestlers and singers.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:27am EDT

ESSAY: Reliving instead of remembering Sept. 11

The planes will crash. You'll hear police sirens, the voices of those who lived and many who didn't. You'll feel like you're in the buildings. And then they'll fall.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:25am EDT

'Combat art' chronicles soldiers' suffering, resolve

The artists behind The Joe Bonham Project don't care whether people agree or disagree with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, just that the soldiers serving in them are not forgotten.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:08am EDT

Va. hospital remembers, remodels after 9/11

When the Pentagon was hit by American Airlines Flight 77 on Sept. 11, 2001, Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington was where many of the wounded were taken. Ten years later, the staff is looking back on how things have changed.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 03:47am EDT

Bon Jovi in 9/11 encore sings for NY firefighters

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi returned to a Manhattan fire house Wednesday to pay tribute to firefighters marking the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 01:27am EDT

Former Jets reflect on impact of 9/11 attacks

The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde's mind.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 07:21pm EDT

Pentagon ups threat level at bases ahead of 9/11

The Pentagon said Wednesday that it is raising the security level at military bases nationwide because of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 02:11pm EDT

Impact from 9/11 still felt a decade later

A decade later, what happened on Sept. 11 still resonates for much of the country. Even more Americans now say the horror of that day changed their lives.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 01:22pm EDT

Rebuilding WTC in homage to a fallen brother

Rebuilding the World Trade Center is more than a job for Brian Lyons.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 05:19am EDT
  • 5