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Stories with subject: Terrorist attacks
  • Public space to honor first responders in Sept. 11 attacks 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 8:07 pm

    BENTON HARBOR, Michigan - A public space is being created in southwestern Michigan to honor first responders involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks as well as local rescuers.

  • Ex-firefighter who responded on Sept. 11 wins $5M in lottery 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:08 pm

    NEW YORK - A former firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has won $5 million on a lottery scratch-off ticket.

  • Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-15 2:37 am

    LAHORE, Pakistan - At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.

  • Pope's visit to NYC includes service at 9/11 museum 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 10:44 am

    NEW YORK - Pope Francis will lead an interfaith service at the September 11 museum during his visit to New York City in late September.

  • Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex sting 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 9:57 am

    PITTSBURGH - An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting.

  • Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex sting 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:30 pm

    PITTSBURGH - An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting.

  • NYC church opens contest to give 9/11 sermon story has photos
    Updated: Jun-27-15 10:25 am

    NEW YORK - Leaders of a chapel near ground zero that became a sanctuary of consolation after the terrorist attacks are launching two national writing competitions to foster reconciliation, including one that will allow the winner to deliver an original sermon on Sept. 11.

  • 9/11 beam arrives in Bossier City to be part of monument 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 4:08 am

    BOSSIER CITY, Louisiana - A beam from one of the World Trade Center Twin Towers has arrived in Bossier City to become a permanent part of the city's Liberty Garden.

  • US report finds Iran threat undiminished as nuke deal nears story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 4:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Iran's support for international terrorist groups remained undiminished last year and even expanded in some respects, the Obama administration said Friday, less than two weeks before the deadline for completing a nuclear deal that could provide Tehran with billions of dollars in relief from economic sanctions.

  • FBI: 3 men plotted for months before cartoon contest attack 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 5:37 am

    PHOENIX - Three friends from a Phoenix mosque were lighting off fireworks during a New Year's Eve celebration when authorities say they struck up a conversation about wanting to make pipe bombs.

  • Company now plans to donate, not auction, 9 /11 memorial 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 7:11 pm

    SALEM, Virginia - An auction company said Tuesday that a plan to sell a 9/11 memorial that had belonged to a defunct Salem brick-making business has been scuttled, and the structure will instead be donated to the city.

  • Advocates aim to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 4:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Advocates for ailing Sept. 11 first responders say Congress should permanently extend a law providing medical monitoring and treatment for the rescue workers so they can feel assured that their health care will not be cut off.

  • Mom of man killed in 9/11 response wants NYPD recognition 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:15 pm

    NEW YORK - The mother of an emergency medical technician who died during the 9/11 response pressed the New York Police Department on Monday to more fully recognize his actions.

  • Pakistani professor wants students to learn of his homeland 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 2:03 pm

    GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A professor from Pakistan set to teach at the University of North Dakota is sharing his experiences with violence in the Middle East in hopes of raising awareness about the impact on his home country.

  • Ohio park to display World Trade Center artifact 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 7:04 am

    GIBSONBURG, Ohio - An artifact from the north tower of the World Trade Center soon will be on display during an event in northern Ohio.