Sept. 11: 10 Years Later
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WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green takes an in-depth look at how counterterrorism efforts have changed in a decade.
WTOP audio from the day of the terror attacks. Listen as the events of that tragic morning unfold on the air.
Remembering the terror attacks that changed the world through photos.
Michelle Obama marks 9/11 anniversary with visit to USO center at Fort Belvoir in Virginia
EarthCam took thousands of high definition images of the World Trade Center construction site and compiled them together into this 2-minute time lapse movie.
It's been 12 years since planes hit the Twin Towers and the Pentagon on Sept. 11.
O'Malley encourages people to remember 9/11 attacks through service to others
Moment of silence marks Sept. 11 in Arlington; other ceremonies mark day throughout region
The blogosphere was abuzz Tuesday morning with news that the District would not give permits to a group of bikers organizing a ride to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn what really happened.
A number of different events are expected on the National Mall to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, according to the National Park Service.
Officers who died in 9/11 terrorist attacks to be honored at memorial in DC
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the Sept 11 memorial and 8-acre plaza, which opens publicly at the World Trade Center site on Monday:
Remembering the terror attacks that changed the world.
Memories of horror and heroism echoed Sunday across the west side of the Pentagon where, a decade ago, a hijacked airplane carrying 59 doomed passengers and crew and 36,200 pounds of jet fuel smashed into the fortress-like military headquarters, killing all aboard and 125 inside.
She was just a girl when she heard it on TV _ the notion of "people getting together" to do something relevant and helpful after the traumatic events of Sept. 11, 2001. And Alee Pagnotti listened. Now, 10 years later, the law student is still living that notion _ and trying to recapture the feeling of giving that followed those dark days.
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