Sept. 11: 10 Years Later
Great cities are like the sea. They swallow their dead.
The Associated Press-NORC Poll on the impact of the Sept. 11 attacks was conducted from July 28 to Aug. 15 by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It is based on landline and cellular telephone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,087 adults. Interviews were conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago and included 773 respondents on landline telephones and 314 on cellular phones.
After a decade of war with al-Qaida the potential for another devastating terrorist assault "remains very real," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday following a somber visit to ground zero of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.
New York's governor says the state's official Sept. 11 Memorial Flag will be raised at the Capitol in Albany and at the World Trade Center site in New York City for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Surveillance cameras in public places? Sure. Body scans at airports? Maybe. Snooping in personal email? Not so fast.
We were one. Or so it seemed _ for a while, at least.
It was about three years ago, the first time Jerry Swiatek got to the 9/11 portion of his social studies class and had some freshmen say they'd never seen footage of planes flying into the World Trade Center.
For many in New York and Washington, Sept. 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event.
A new video shows a cloud of gray smoke rising in the sky minutes after United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in western Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.
After 9/11, it was the men who went to radicalized mosques or terror boot camps who were seen as the biggest terror threat. Today, that picture's changed: Authorities are increasingly focusing on the lone wolf living next door, radicalized on the Internet _ and plotting strikes in a vacuum.
Starting on Sept. 11, retired Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gary Linfoot will use his arms to pedal a modified bicycle about 530 miles from New York to Washington, D.C., with other wounded veterans during the Ride 2 Recovery 9/11 Challenge
The secret airlift of terrorism suspects and American intelligence officials to CIA-operated overseas prisons via luxury jets was mounted by a hidden network of U.S. companies and coordinated by a prominent defense contractor, newly disclosed documents show.
The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The alert cautions Americans about the continued threat posed by al-Qaida and other groups.
The country has moved on. To the presidents who lead it, Sept. 11 never ends.
We are safer, but not safe enough.
The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
In the crucible of Sept. 11, no one could imagine things would ever be the same again.
Amid the chaos of the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001, emergency responders found they could not communicate with each other. That problem persists 10 years later, according to a review of the 9/11 Commission's recommendations.
After a Nigerian attempted to blow up a U.S. jetliner and a homegrown terror group bombed and killed at will, Nigeria has passed a sweeping anti-terrorism bill.
Two major medical studies have failed to find significant increases in deaths or cancer among people exposed to dust from the World Trade Center.