ESSAY: New York's 9/11, and not letting go

Great cities are like the sea. They swallow their dead.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 05:17am EDT

How the poll was conducted

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.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 04:59am EDT

Pentagon chief says threat of another 9/11 is real

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.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 09:24pm EDT

NY gov unveils official 9/11 memorial flag

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.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 08:39pm EDT

Poll: OK to trade some freedoms to fight terrorism

Surveillance cameras in public places? Sure. Body scans at airports? Maybe. Snooping in personal email? Not so fast.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 12:43pm EDT

ESSAY: 9/11 brought us together, but was it unity?

We were one. Or so it seemed _ for a while, at least.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 12:38pm EDT

A decade later, schools find lessons in 9/11

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.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 07:35am EDT

Internet archive shows Sept. 11 coverage

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.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 08:25pm EDT

Pa. 9/11 video shows smoke after Flight 93 crash

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.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 07:17pm EDT

'Lone wolf' terror seen as biggest threat

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 04:02pm EDT

Injured veteran aims to conquer 9/11 memorial ride

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

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 01:58pm EDT

Court case reveals details of secret flights

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:16am EDT

Americans abroad warned ahead of 9/11 anniversary

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:15am EDT

For presidents, the legacy of Sept 11 has no end

The country has moved on. To the presidents who lead it, Sept. 11 never ends.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:11am EDT

PROMISES, PROMISES: US safer, but not safe enough

We are safer, but not safe enough.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:09am EDT

Feds warn of small airplane terror threats

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:08am EDT

The post-9/11 'new normal' looks much like the old

In the crucible of Sept. 11, no one could imagine things would ever be the same again.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:08am EDT

Post-9/11, emergency radios still not connected

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 11:03am EDT

After 9/11, African anti-terror laws grew, abused

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.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 10:58am EDT

Study questions link between WTC dust exposure and cancer

Two major medical studies have failed to find significant increases in deaths or cancer among people exposed to dust from the World Trade Center.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 10:54am EDT
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