Sept. 11: 10 Years Later
WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green takes an in-depth look at how counterterrorism efforts have changed in a decade.
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New Jersey Muslims who have sued New York City over its police-run surveillance of Muslims say the city's request that the lawsuit be dismissed is without merit.
A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam, he told The Associated Press.
Wanda Ortiz understands why fewer people turned out at memorial services honoring the victims of 9/11 on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Sailors and Marines aboard a warship forged with 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center held a remembrance ceremony Tuesday for the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, pledging to do all in their power to prevent another tragedy from happening.
The District of Columbia is marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with an "afternoon of service" in Freedom Plaza.
The families of those who lost loved ones on Sept. 11, elected officials and other public figures will mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks on Tuesday. Some of the events:
The federal government has added about 50 types of cancer to the list of Sept. 11 World Trade Center-related illnesses that will be covered by a program to pay for health coverage.
As the nation approaches the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11 on Tuesday, a unique tribute was held Saturday for the 343 firefighters who died on that infamous day in New York City.
As Americans debate whether they are better off now than they were four years ago, there is a similar question with a somewhat easier answer: Are you safer now than you were when President Barack Obama took office?
Barack Obama speaks about the country's security as the anniversary of Sept. 11 approaches.
Events to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks begin this weekend in northern Virginia.
Federal officials say a health program for first responders and New Yorkers stricken by toxic dust unleashed in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center should be expanded to include 50 types of cancer.
A retired naval officer honored for helping rescue fellow Pentagon workers in the 2001 terrorist attack was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 years in prison for defrauding the Sept. 11 victims' compensation fund.
Nadine Mass' godfather died just steps from the exit of the World Trade Center. The Port Authority police officer and his captain had been trying to carry a woman in a wheelchair to safety.
One of the deepest fears sweeping a shattered nation following the Sept. 11 attacks was that terrorists might poison the country's food.
The memorial started with a steel beam salvaged from the World Trade Center _ a small piece of the terrorist attacks that the city of Pembroke Pines, Fla., was determined to honor in its own way.
Some people wept. Some embraced. Others silently stared into the dark pools where the twin towers once stood as the 9/11 memorial at ground zero opened its gates to the public.
The name of a man killed in the Sept. 11 attacks is misspelled on the memorial at the World Trade Center site.
Three caskets of unidentified remains from the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 were buried Monday in a private ceremony that filled the air with bagpipes, taps and a three-gun salute.
The momentous anniversary has come and gone, and the nation will move forward, as always. Yet to many Americans, the concept of "moving on" from Sept. 11 doesn't make sense.