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This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

NY-Born Man Sentenced For Role With Al Qaeda Testifies Against Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The witness, Sahim Alwan, was called Thursday to testify against Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. Abu Ghaith is charged with conspiring to kill Americans and conspiring to support al Qaeda.

03/06/2014

Rendering of the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

Mayor De Blasio Calls On Feds To Contribute Funding For 9/11 Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is set to open this spring after years of delays. But officials at the museum have not yet secured funding for its $60 million annual budget.

01/15/2014

Construction workers and heavy machinery operate at the building site at

Court Rules Negligence Didn’t Cause World Trade Center 7 To Fall On 9/11

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”

12/04/2013

Dust fills the area around the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapse - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Group Says 9/11 Compensation Fund’s Pace Of Distribution ‘Unacceptable’

The federal fund for people with illnesses related to the Sept. 11 attacks said Friday it has been able to issue compensation decisions to only 112 people out of nearly 55,000 who have applied so far.

11/22/2013

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Lower Manhattan Residents Sue NYPD Over WTC Security Plan

The lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.

11/13/2013

Volunteers at St. Paul's Church prepare care packages for soldiers on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Prepare Care Packages For Troops On Veterans Day

A group of volunteers who lost a spouse or parent on 9/11 spent Veterans Day at St. Paul’s Church preparing care packages to send to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

11/11/2013

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 First Responders Showing Early Signs Of Kidney Damage

Some first responders who served at ground zero following the 9/11 attacks have shown early signs of kidney damage, according to a study conducted by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

11/09/2013

The spire on top of One World Trade Center was test lit for the first time on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Spire On Top Of One World Trade Center Test Lit For The First Time

The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.

11/08/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects City’s Evacuation Plans For The Disabled During Emergencies

A federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.

11/07/2013

The South Pool at the National September 11 Memorial is seen on September 12, 2011 (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

British Teens Spark Ire With 9/11 Flaming Twin Towers Halloween Costume

The costumes, labeled “North Tower” and “South Tower” depict the moment of impact when jets slammed into the buildings.

11/06/2013

An unidentified New York City firefighter walks away from the World Trade Center (file/credit: Anthony Correia/Getty Images)

Just Days Left To Register For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

The Victim Compensation Fund covers those already sick or anyone who fears they may become sick due to the toxic dust that lingered in the air over lower Manhattan following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

10/01/2013

Visitors in the mobile 9/11 exhibit (credit: CBS 2)

Mobile 9/11 Exhibit Highlights Heroism Amid Terror

The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.

09/27/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at a press conference urging people to sign up for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sen. Gillibrand: ‘Clock Is Ticking’ On Enrollment For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Anyone who worked on lived near the World Trade Center on or after Sept. 11 and was exposed to the toxic dust is eligible to sign up ahead of the Oct. 3 deadline.

09/23/2013

Tim Parlatore and Andrea Bereck got engaged on Sept. 11, 2013, near ground zero in Lower Manhattan. (Photo: CBS 2)

Couple Turns Somber Mood Of 9/11 Into Chance To Start New Life

Wednesday’s remembrance of the 9/11 terror attacks brought memories, tears and sadness to many people. But one couple decided to transform the horrors and sacrifice of that day into love and a new life together.

09/12/2013