Osama Bin Laden
A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts, hours after they lost years-long extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.
The sheik, Omar Abdel-Rahman, inspired the 1993 World Trade Center attack, a plot to blow up local landmarks and issued the Islamic ruling that Osama bin Laden used to justify 9/11.
Today, WCBS 880’s Lynda Lopez spoke with factcheck.org’s Lori Robertson, who is still in Charlotte going over last night’s Democratic National Convention speeches by the President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!
Biden addressed the 972 U.S. Military Academy cadets in a ceremony on Saturday morning. He said that a nation emerging from a decade of war has greater flexibility.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.
The plot is said to have involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney tried to make political points on Tuesday, meeting members of a lower Manhattan fire house that lost 11 men on 9/11.
Rep. Peter King told WCBS 880 that there may be a noticable increase in security.
Investigators are probing whether the Obama administration divulged too many details of the secret raid on to Hollywood filmmakers.
From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
Companies had sued various defendants, seeking damages for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that demolished the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, the need for vigilance and precaution remains paramount.
The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.