September 11 attacks

Ground Zero after September 11 attacks (credit: Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia Restored As Defendant In 9/11 Lawsuits

A federal appeals court reinstated Saudi Arabia as a defendant Thursday in lawsuits claiming it had provided support to al-Qaida prior to the Sept. 11 attacks.

12/19/2013

Two women pause at the Cantor Fitzgerald section of the reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial on Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Cantor Fitzgerald To Receive $135 Million In 9/11 Settlement

The agreement averts a trial scheduled for next month, which means there will be no airing of such questions as how terrorists got through security.

12/17/2013

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)

Judge Allows Comments By Bin Laden’s Spokesman In Trial

Statements Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law made to U.S. authorities when he was brought to the United States earlier this year can be used against him at a terrorism trial next year, a federal judge said Tuesday.

11/26/2013

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

A view of the Manhattan skyline from Hoboken, N.J. on Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Push Made To Designate 9/11 A National Holiday

Some people believe a holiday would help educate children about the day.

09/11/2013

Evelyn Vargas speaks outside St. Paul's Chapel on Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Brooklyn Grandmother, A Witness To 9/11 Attacks, Takes Another Step Toward Healing

Evelyn Vargas, who was working in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, had a front-row seat to one of the nation’s most horrific events.

09/11/2013

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Remembering Port Authority Workers On 9/11 ‘Must Continue,’ Chief Says

There were 84 Port Authority employees killed on 9/11. Six people died during the 1993 bombing.

09/11/2013

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

Accused 9/11 Plotters, Mastermind, Return To Military Tribunal At Gitmo

“These are the guys that murdered my son, I want them to get justice,” FDNY Deputy Chief Jim Riches said. “For me, the proper punishment for them would be the death penalty and I hope that’s what they get.”

05/04/2012

Southwest Airlines Plane (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mary Purcell Charged With Calling In Bomb Threat On Southwest Flight Day Before 9/11

Wanna get away? One Lake Ronkonkoma woman really didn’t want her relatives to the day before the 9/11 anniversary.

09/13/2011

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik on July 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik: Reflection On 9/11

Those who were taken on 9/11 no longer live with us but on this tenth anniversary, we can proudly say, they live within us.

08/30/2011

Ground Zero after September 11 attacks (credit: Getty Images)

Don Dahler: Dust to Dust – From Ground Zero to Afghanistan

None of what I’ve ever seen and reported on compares to the events of that Tuesday morning, when a handful of warped and resentful men managed to extinguish thousands of innocent lives…

08/18/2011

FILE - A heavily armed NYPD officer and police dog stand guard next to a trader outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ray Kelly: City On Heightened Alert For 9/11 Anniversary

The NYPD is strengthening its safety net around the city as the 9/11 anniversary approaches and the city’s top cop says he’s very concerned about an attack timed to coincide with the memorials.

08/18/2011

A heavily armed member of the New York Police Department  patrols Times Square Friday, June 29, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Bin Laden’s Death Provides Closure, But Sparks Retaliation Concerns

While many were jubilant that the mastermind of the worst terror attack in New York City history was dead, that excitement was tempered by the possibility for retaliation.

05/02/2011