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Reflecting Pool at 9/11 Memorial (credit: Pool/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Architect Discusses Vision For Landmark

The National September 11 Memorial is just a few short steps from the frenzy of the streets of Lower Manhattan. It has two, one-acre reflecting pools in the exact footprints of the Twin Towers, where water seemingly disappears into a void in the center.

09/09/2011

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9/11 Commission Chair: Nation’s Safer Now Than 10 Years Ago

Former New Jersey governor Tom Kean Sr. said he remains concerned about domestic terrorists because people with U.S. passports who want to do harm are more difficult to thwart than international terrorists.

09/09/2011

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Somali Terror Suspect Makes First Appearance In New York Courtroom

The trial of a Somali citizen arrested by the U.S. on terrorism charges is being used as a test in how the Obama administration handles such cases.

09/08/2011

Father Mychal Judge's Bunker Coat (credit: CBS 2)

Family And Friends March In Remembrance Of Mychal Judge, FDNY Chaplain Killed On 9/11

Judge, the first recorded victim of 9/11, was killed in the North Tower lobby while administering last rites to 9/11 victims.

09/04/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Passengers At Newark Airport Not Worried About 9/11 Travel Warning

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.

09/02/2011

9-11 Summer Camp (credit: CBS 2)

Summer Camp Designed To Help Children Of Victims Of 9/11 Terror Attacks

This is the first time bereaved kids as well as children of first responders have been brought together in an ongoing program, and participants say that integration is crucial.

08/17/2011

Prosecutors Defend Charges That Brooklyn-Born El-Hanafi Helped Al Qaeda

An indictment accuses the Brooklyn-born El-Hanafi of pledging loyalty to al-Qaida and helping teach the terror group how to evade detection on the Internet after he went to Yemen in February 2008.

08/12/2011

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King Resumes Hearings On Muslim Radicalization In America

Long Island Rep. Peter King says Wednesday’s hearing, the third of its kind, is focused on an organization which has been recruiting American citizens of Somali descent in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

07/27/2011

Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit Working With FBI, TSA To Increase Counterterrorism Efforts

The effort includes developing a new intelligence unit with the FBI and working with detectives from the federal Transportation Security Administration.

06/28/2011

Ray Kelly (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Kelly: Change In Al-Qaida Leadership Doesn’t Change Anti-Terrorism Strategy

Ayman Al-Zawahiri’s new number one status in Al-Qaida doesn’t change New York City’s anti-terror strategies, says Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

06/17/2011

Ayman al-Zawahri

Longtime Second In Command Of Al-Qaida Assumes Leadership Of Terror Network

Osama bin Laden’s longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri has taken control of al-Qaida, the group said Thursday, a widely anticipated move that comes at a time the terror network is struggling for relevance amid a wave of Arab uprisings that has threatened to upstage it.

06/16/2011

Daniel Murphy holds a photo of his son Michael Murphy - Wading River, NY - May 3, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Long Island Family Proud Of SEAL Team That Killed Osama Bin Laden

The father of a Long Island Navy Seal killed in action six years ago in Afghanistan said as soon as he heard the news of Osama bin Laden’s death he knew the Seals were behind the operation.

05/03/2011

Arno Herwerth with his van and license plate saying "GETOSAMA" in front of his Hauppauge home on May 3, 2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Arno Herwerth Of Hauppauge Wants To Change ‘GETOSAMA’ License Plate

Now that Osama Bin Laden has been killed a Long Island man feels it’s time to change his license plate.

05/03/2011

President Barack Obama stands after announcing the death of Osama bin Laden on TV from the East Room of the White House. (credit: Brendan Smialowski-Pool/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama To Mark Osama Bin Laden’s Death In NYC

The White House says Obama will visit ground zero, the site of al-Qaida’s attack on the World Trade Center, and meet with the families of those killed nearly 10 years ago.

05/02/2011

Subway (credit: CBS 2)

UK Judge Approves Extradition Of Subway Terror Suspect

City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court says that Abid Naseer can be sent for to the U.S. to stand trial for his alleged role in a terror campaign.

01/21/2011

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