It has been six years since Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other detainees at the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were first charged with murder for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Why is it taking so long to bring them to trial?
Ordinarily, on a day like today, yours truly would remind the Interwebs’ military commission-watchers of a pretrial hearing, next week, in the 9/11 case. Usually I would make a plug for Lawfare’s coverage. I might also preview the legal issues to be addressed at length, or do so only in scant f
ADM Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, joined nearly 400 crew members aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by opening a ship tribute room Jan.
A disaster relief therapy dog that worked at the Pentagon after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, was honored Monday for its work to comfort those who were impacted by the disaster.
The first bill signed by New York Gov. Cuomo in the new year was a dream come true for 13 young men whose shared life goal was to follow in their firefighter fathers’ footsteps.
Hundreds of memorial pavers that surround the Sept. 11 “teardrop” memorial on the Bayonne waterfront will be torn up as part of a $50 million makeover at the cruise port there, say a group of outraged residents who look after the memorial.
NEW YORK — The federal government should help support the World Trade Center's Sept. 11 museum, which is set to open this spring after years of delays but could be facing budget shortfalls, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday.
Marc Agger and William Brown will present Bikeman: The 9/11 Theatrical Experience, a new play by Thomas F. Flynn based on his book “Bikeman,” beginning Jan. 26, prior to an official opening Feb. 18, at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
But critics of the National Security Agency's program to track Americans' phone data strenuously dispute the idea that it could have prevented the terrorist attacks.
Jerry Sanford works for the North Naples Fire Department, but he spent 30 years as a New York City firefighter, and went back to New York following the September 11 attack.
Over 100 former New York City police officers, firefighters, and other first responders are accused of faking illnesses related to the terrorist attacks that killed thousands on Sept. 11, 2001.
If you happened to be braving the bitter cold near the federal courthouse in Manhattan Tuesday morning, you probably didn’t notice anything unusual.
Everyone mourns differently after an intense loss—but for some people, the sadness becomes impossible to move beyond. On Feb. 20, 2004, Stephanie Muldberg lost her 13-year-old son, Eric, to bone cancer. On Jan.
A tour inside the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, as it unveils some of the exhibits that will go on display when it opens to the public at the World Trade Center next year.
It was one of those fall mornings that made all the aggravation that comes with living in New York City completely worth it. Even by the time I rolled out of bed, right around 9:00 AM, the sun was high in the cloudless sky, and a cool breeze promised to stick around through the evening.
June 25, 2013
If you lived or worked in lower Manhattan between 9/11 and May 30, 2002, you've got just 100 days left to register for the federal Victims Compensation Fund.
New York officials on Monday urged people who may have been affected by the 9/11 attacks to apply for economic benefits before an October deadline. U.S. Reps.
Authorities retesting human remains recovered from the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks have identified those of a 43-year-old woman. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office says the woman's name won't be released at her family's request.
June 16, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the National Security Agency's surveillance programs today, saying that had they been in effect over a decade ago, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might have been prevented.
June 16, 2013
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, identified in the 9/11 Commission Report as the "principal architect of the 9/11 attacks," is slated to appear in court with four suspected co-conspirators on Monday.