9/11 Attacks

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from reporters during a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on Dec. 11, 2014. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CIA Director Defends Agents In Face Of Scathing 9/11 Torture Report

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency held an unusual news conference on Thursday, reacting to a report that blasted the agency over allegations of torturing suspected 9/11 terrorists.

12/11/2014

Runners participate in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk on Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

25,000 Expected For Tunnel To Towers Run Sunday

The run follows the footsteps of firefighter Stephen Siller. On Sept. 11, 2001, Siller abandoned his truck and ran through the tunnel with all his gear toward the World Trade Center.

09/25/2014

Andrew Soulas, a Fordham University junior, is one of the beneficiaries of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund. (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Fund Hands Out $100M In Scholarships

A scholarship fund set up for families of 9/11 victims said Wednesday it recently surpassed $100 million in awards handed out since the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Sons Of Firefighter Killed On 9/11 Follow In Father’s Footsteps

Two sons have carried on the tradition set by their father, a firefighter who was killed in the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

Firefighters make their way through rubble and debris after the collapse of one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. (Credit: Getty Images)

Report: Number Of Ground Zero Cancer Cases Skyrocketing

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of 9/11 rescuers and responders with cancer in the past year, according to a published report.

07/27/2014

National Sept. 11 Museum, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

7-Minute ‘Rise Of Al Qaeda’ Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes Controversy

Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.

04/24/2014

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)

Closing Arguments Under Way In Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, an imam from Kuwait, delivered fiery videotaped sermons in Arabic that were intended to drive “more men to al Qaeda and its mission. Al Qaeda needed these young men to be its next generation of terrorists.”

03/24/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Testifies At New York Terrorism Trial

A defense attorney made the surprise announcement Wednesday that his client, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, would testify.

03/19/2014

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)

Defense Opens In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law; Judge To Rule If KSM Testimony Can Be Used

A pair of FBI agents were the first witnesses called by the defense on Monday. The agents testified that they first met Sulaiman Abu Ghaith a year ago on the tarmac in Jordan as he stood beside the plane that would fly him to New York to stand trial.

03/17/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Osama bin Laden sitting between his Egyptian lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahri (L) and Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of his al-Qaeda network, in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorism Expert Testifies In Trial Of Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The government’s charge that he provided material support to the terrorist group is based on the fact that when Osama bin Laden summoned him on the very day of the attacks to videotape a speech that would let the world know al Qaeda was responsible, he agreed.

03/14/2014

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)

FBI Agent Who Questioned Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Testifies In Terrorism Trial

FBI Special Agent Michael Butsch was the chief interviewer to question Sulaiman Abu Ghaith aboard a flight to the United States after his arrest in Turkey a year ago.

03/13/2014

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)

Admitted Shoe Bomb Plotter Testifies In Bin Laden Son-In-Law’s Terrorism Trial

Saajid Badat, a 34-year-old United Kingdom resident, is expected to testify all day Tuesday by video hookup from London. He refuses to testify in the United States because he faces terrorism charges in Boston that could send him to prison for life.

03/11/2014

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

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in 2002 (credit: MBC/Getty Images)

Convicted Terrorist To Testify Via Video Link In Bin Laden Spokesman’s Trial

A man convicted in the United Kingdom in the 2001 shoe bomb plot can testify through a video link at the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and former spokesman, a judge ruled Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Runners participate in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk on Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run: Tens Of Thousands Honor Firefighters In Annual Race

It was an emotional day in Lower Manhattan Sunday, as 30,000 people took part in the 12th Annual Tunnel to Towers 5k Run and Walk in memory of those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

09/29/2013

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