April 16, 2013
While not nearly as deadly as the regular terrorist attacks in the Middle East, the Boston Marathon attack was the worst bombing on US soil since the nation went on high alert following the events of September 11, 2001.
April 16, 2013
We still don't know who caused the bombings that killed three people and wounded dozens more at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. It might have been a lone wolf or an organized group of people. And perhaps more importantly, we don't know why.
April 16, 2013
There it was on the screen, tragic and terrifying, another senseless act of cowardice. This time in Boston. Like everyone else Monday, I was upset, angry and at a loss for words. So I called two people who have been through this before.
April 14, 2013
Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum must now pay a $2 service fee to reserve passes online or by phone.
April 12, 2013
Lawyers for the five men accused of plotting the September 11 attacks asked a judge to delay an upcoming hearing after learning that emails with their clients had been monitored.
April 8, 2013
When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens next year, its first exhibit will be spare and elegant, enveloping visitors with the personal accounts of people from around the world describing where they were, and what they felt, on Sept. 11, 2001.
April 8, 2013
Re "9/11 Remains Still Found, and Sought," by Jim Dwyer (About New York column, April 5): My husband, Kenneth Van Auken, was killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
April 6, 2013
A Navy ship named in honor of the victims and first responders of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon joined the fleet Saturday, serving as a floating tribute to the people who died that day and an active warship that can transport Marines around the world.
April 2, 2013
Two fragments that could be human remains were found on the first day of sifting debris from construction sites around the World Trade Center site in a renewed effort to find 9/11 victims, officials said Tuesday.
April 1, 2013
More than three months after the massacre of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., state legislative leaders announced on Monday that they had agreed on what they called the most far-reaching gun-legislation package in the country.
March 30, 2013
A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a group of atheists, ruling that a pair of World Trade Center beams in the shape of a cross can be included in a memorial museum of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants at carriers across the country, has released an open letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole from one of the 9/11 Crewmembers' families.
March 29, 2013
More World Trade Center debris will be sifted Monday in the city's ongoing effort to identify as many human remains as possible from the 2001 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, officials said Friday.
March 26, 2013
The chief of the nation's department of homeland security is defending the Obama administration's surprise decision to allow passengers to resume carrying short knives onto passenger airlines.
Mohammed Fairouz has never been shy about using his musical platform to explore political and social issues. Nor is the young New York-based composer allergic to popular culture in its most colorful forms. So for his latest work, "Symphony No.
March 23, 2013
One of the saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam will soon have a permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.
March 21, 2013
On March 19, the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a young Arab-American composer was wrestling a problem of his own making in Kansas -- how to record two wind ensembles simultaneously playing "One Nation Under Two Flags."
March 20, 2013
A U.S. appeals court weighed on Wednesday whether to revive claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that allege Saudi Arabia provided material support to al Qaeda.
March 19, 2013
The driver who died Sunday night in a single car collision on the Garden State Parkway near Woodbridge was a police officer with the Port Authority who performed heroically during the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Ellen Saracini became an airline security advocate in the hardest way possible. She lost her husband, Victor, on Sept. 11, 2001, when hijackers rushed his plane's cockpit and then crashed United Airlines Flight 175 into the south tower of the World Trade Center.