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Federal health authorities Friday recommended that 50 types of cancer be added to the list of covered illnesses for people who were exposed to toxins at the site of the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.

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Obama will visit World Trade Center siteupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 11:20:00

President Barack Obama will visit the World Trade Center site in New York on June 14, a White House spokesman said Friday.

Father of firefighter awaits trial of alleged 9/11 plottersupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 21:36:00

Jim Riches, who lost his son Jimmy -- a New York firefighter -- on September 11, 2001, seems cautiously optimistic that the men again charged in the deadly attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people will finally go to trial.

Steel beams fall 40 stories at WTC construction site; no one injuredupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 18:53:00

Three 60-foot steel beams fell 40 stories at the World Trade Center construction site Thursday after a crane cable snapped.

'No chance' of 9/11 museum opening on time, New York mayor saysupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 10:25:00

Work on the National September 11 Memorial Museum has been halted over a budgetary dispute, delaying its opening, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

America remembers 9/11 a decade laterupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 14:51:00

Americans from across the country honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

September 11 memorial debuts in New Yorkupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 08:19:00

For the first time since the terror attack on the World Trade Center, the general public is being allowed back onto the site.

In post-9/11 America, no one is untouchedupdated: Sat Sep 10 2011 09:04:00

The entrance to Point Roberts, Washington, looks like something out of the old Soviet bloc.

The footnotes of September 11updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 22:59:00

For Tim Duffy, the day started with a postcard-perfect sky over Cape Cod. Within hours, everything changed.

Ordinary Americans and 9/11updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 22:59:00

"CNN Presents: Footnotes of 9/11." Drew Griffin interviews ordinary Americans who were thrust by fate into history.

I was blind to son's extremismupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 19:25:00

Aicha el-Wafi, Mother of 9/11 '20th hijacker' Zacarias Moussaoui tells CNN about her sons path into extremism.

New exhibit highlights FBIs terror focusupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 13:38:00

The Newseum's War on Terror exhibit displays artifacts from 9/11 attacks and items obtained in the war on terrorism.

9/11 Ten Years Later: Educator and Parent Guideupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 18:34:00

Note to Educators and Parents: Today's middle and high school students may have been too young to remember or to understand what happened on September 11, 2001. The events of that tragic day, while memorable to adults, are not in many students' immediate frame of reference. As the nation observes the 10th anniversary 9/11, you may choose to address it with your students. CNN Student News has provided these discussion questions and learning activity to help guide students' understanding of the events of that day and their impact on students' lives.

Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11- Educator and Parent Guideupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 10:08:00

Watch or record "Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11" at 10 p.m. ET Sunday, Sept. 11. By recording the documentary, you agree that you will use the program for educational viewing purposes for a one-year period only. No other rights of any kind or nature whatsoever are granted, including, without limitation, any rights to sell, publish, distribute, post online or distribute in any other medium or forum, or use for any commercial or promotional purpose.

CNNMoney: The 9/11 fund: Putting a price on lifeupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 09:38:00

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were unprecedented, not only in their intensity and devastation, but in the way Washington responded.

Obama speech to close 9/11 commemoration at National Cathedralupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:43:00

President Barack Obama plans to speak at the Washington National Cathedral on the evening of September 11 to commemorate the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, event organizers said Tuesday.

Study links 9/11 dust to cancerupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:43:00

CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports on a study of firefighters that links dust inhaled on 9/11 to cancer.

National Park Foundation matching Flight 93 Memorial donationsupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 12:33:00

The National Park Foundation will match donations totaling up to $2 million for a memorial in Pennsylvania commemorating United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed on September 11, 2001, after hijackers took over the plane, according to an official of the fundraising effort.

U.S. Mint releases medal marking 9/11 attacksupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 20:17:00

Officials from New York and the United States Mint unveiled the 9/11 National Medal on Monday just three months before the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Swift justice? Still no decision on trial for accused 9/11 terroristsupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 13:00:00

Attorney General Eric Holder gripped a black folder in his right hand as he walked briskly into the Justice Department's briefing room on the morning of Friday the 13th in November 2009.

We must pay our debt to 9/11 heroesupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 10:29:00

On September 11, 2001, when thousands of innocent men and women lost their lives, tens of thousands more came to their assistance.

Nine years later, Americans remember as president calls for toleranceupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 18:34:00

Nine Septembers have come and gone and yet, the many days that separate America now from a chilling day in its history did not dull remembrance Saturday.

New life at World Trade Center siteupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 15:50:00

There is new life at the World Trade Center site.

In the shadow of 9/11updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 15:50:00

After years of battles and negotiations, the 9/11 memorial nears completion. CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports.

Muslim prayers welcome at Pentagon chapelupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 12:46:00

Less than 100 feet from where a hijacked airplane slammed into the Pentagon, Muslim military personnel bring prayer rugs on weekday afternoons for group worship.

A mosque near Ground Zero?updated: Mon Jun 07 2010 10:32:00

Emotions ran high at a community meeting when leaders approved a plan to build a mosque near Ground Zero. WABC reports.

Protesters descend on Ground Zero for anti-mosque demonstrationupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 10:32:00

Protesters gathered in lower Manhattan mid-day Sunday to demonstrate against plans to build a mosque near the site of Ground Zero, where the twin towers of the World Trade Center were destroyed by Islamist hijackers on September 11, 2001.

Years later, 9/11 rescue workers still show decreased lung functionupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 17:25:00

When the twin towers of the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, they produced a dense cloud of smoke and vaporized concrete and drywall.

10,000 claims over 9/11 illness, injuries settledupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 23:24:00

The WTC Captive Insurance Co. announced settlements Thursday with more than 10,000 plaintiffs who claimed sickness or injuries after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The settlements could total up to $657 million.

Lessons learned from 9/11 terrorist attacks?updated: Wed Dec 30 2009 16:20:00

The attempted Christmas Day bombing of a commercial airliner has renewed questions of whether the recommendations of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission have been taken seriously.

Some 9/11 lessons forgottenupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 16:20:00

Security experts say the recent terror scare shows some lessons of 9/11 have been forgotten. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

From Hiroshima to 9/11, a girl's origami lives onupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 04:08:00

When Sadako Sasaki lay in her hospital bed sick with leukemia, she showed her father origami cranes from local school girls. "When you fold 1,000 paper cranes, you will get well," her dad responded.

Toobin: 9/11 trial the 'biggest challenge' ever for federal courtsupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 15:21:00

The federal courts face an unprecedented challenge in trying accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo detainees for the terrorist attacks that took 3,000 lives, says CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin.

9/11 suspect on trialupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 14:01:00

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discusses the upcoming trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

Accused 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed faces New York trialupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 14:01:00

Five Guantanamo Bay detainees with alleged ties to the 9/11 conspiracy, including accused mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, will be transferred to New York to go on trial in civilian court, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Friday.

Ship honors World Trade Centerupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 14:28:00

The USS New York, built with steel from the World Trade Center, stops beside the WTC site for a 21-gun salute.

Is U.S. safe from al Qaeda?updated: Fri Sep 11 2009 17:48:00

Al Qaeda has adapted to recent defensive steps. CNN national security adviser Frances Townsend analyzes the situation.

Obama on 9/11: 'No words can ease the ache of your hearts'updated: Fri Sep 11 2009 17:48:00

President Obama spoke at the Pentagon on Friday to those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001, telling them no words would heal their pain yet calling for a renewed resolve against the ones who attacked the country eight years ago.

Commentary: Acts of kindness are the way to mark 9/11updated: Fri Sep 11 2009 16:47:00

The upcoming eighth anniversary of the attacks of September 11 raises a compelling question for millions of Americans: How should we best observe this uniquely tragic day in our nation's history?

Prince Harry lays wreathupdated: Fri May 29 2009 20:30:00

Britain's Prince Harry lays a wreath at the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.

Owners drop Freedom Tower name for new WTC skyscraperupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 21:57:00

The agency that owns the space where the World Trade Center towers stood is freeing itself of the term "freedom" to describe the signature skyscraper replacing the buildings destroyed on September 11, 2001.

9/11 widow died in crashupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 20:27:00

The widow of a 9/11 victim was one of the passengers on Continental Flight 3407. WTNH's Erin Cox reports.

9/11 widow among Buffalo flight victimsupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 20:27:00

President Obama on Friday praised Beverly Eckert, the widow of a September 11 victim and a prominent post-9/11 activist, who was one of the passengers who died in a plane crash outside Buffalo, New York.

Hearings under way for alleged 9/11 terroristsupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 13:07:00

Hearings were under way Monday for five detainees accused of crimes related to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and a Canadian charged with killing a U.S. soldier.

In memory... September 11thupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 22:49:00

Millions across the U.S. gather in solace to pay tribute to their fallen loved ones.

Nation remembers 9/11 victims, heroesupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 22:49:00

With moments of silence punctuated by somber music, readings of names, and tears, Americans held solemn memorial services Thursday to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Virtual September 11 memorials bring back memories, emotionsupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:11:00

People around the world who are unable to visit Ground Zero and pay their respects to September 11 victims can still find solace in contacting others through the technological wonders of their home computers. Especially if they're willing to venture into a virtual world.

Judge approves charges against accused 9/11 mastermindupdated: Tue May 13 2008 15:13:00

A military judge approved charges against five accused September 11 plotters, including the alleged mastermind, but rejected charges against a man suspected of planning to be the "20th hijacker."

Fortune: The tombstone at Ground Zeroupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 04:14:00

For New Yorkers it felt like a flashback to Sept. 11. At 3:36 P.M. on Aug. 18, 2007, came a report that a skyscraper was burning about 150 feet from where the World Trade Center's Twin Towers once stood. Thick black smoke was pouring out of the shell of what used to be the Deutsche Bank building. The structure had been badly damaged in the terrorist attack when portions of the collapsing south tower dug a 15-story gash and propelled toxic dust into it. Six years later the bank building was finally being taken down.

Your e-mails: Remembering 9/11 heroesupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 12:13:00

On the sixth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, CNN asked users to share their stories of heroes from that fateful day and how they were being remembered.

Americans on terrorismupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 12:05:00

CNN's Bill Schneider takes a look at new poll numbers on the war on terror, six years after the attacks on 9/11.

New York: 9/11 toxins caused deathupdated: Thu May 24 2007 10:20:00

A woman who died of lung disease five months after the September 11, 2001 attacks has been added to the medical examiner's list of attack victims.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: I beheaded American reporterupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 07:10:00

Admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told a U.S. military tribunal he personally beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002, the Pentagon revealed Thursday.

Solemn tributes mark 9/11's fifth anniversaryupdated: Mon Sep 11 2006 06:52:00

Five years after the worst terrorist attack on American soil, President Bush on Monday saluted the nearly 3,000 people who were killed on September 11, 2001.

Divided world remembers 9/11 attacksupdated: Mon Sep 11 2006 06:46:00

A divided world remembered the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on Monday, with allies in the war on terror renewing their resolve to fight fanaticism, but with militants pledging continued resistance.

President joins U.S. in somber tributes on 9/11 eveupdated: Sun Sep 10 2006 21:00:00

President Bush and other top officials joined thousands gathering across the country Sunday in tearful tributes, prayers and quiet reflection on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

9/11 trauma persists five years laterupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 09:42:00

As his cab wound through the narrow streets toward Ground Zero, Henry Pitkin recalled the day his city was attacked.

Memos: NYC told Ground Zero air was unsafeupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 21:26:00

The city allowed people to return to Manhattan after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers even though officials were told the air was not yet safe, according to an internal memo from a New York City Health Department official.

9/11 anniversary: Your e-mailsupdated: Fri Sep 01 2006 16:25:00 asked users for their thoughts on how life has changed in the five years since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Here is a sampling of the responses, some of which have been edited:

New 9/11 emergency calls to be releasedupdated: Wed Aug 16 2006 09:00:00

New York City will release on Wednesday newly discovered recordings of emergency calls made on September 11, 2001, the city's law department said.

A question of identityupdated: Fri Jun 23 2006 14:53:00

The man who might be the new leader of al Qaeda in Iraq. The 20th hijacker. Two men called Mohammad Khan.

'20th hijacker' shown in Web videoupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 14:01:00

An islamic Web site has posted a video released by a group calling itself al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula of what it said was a man Osama bin Laden intended to be the 20th hijacker in the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Web site: Al Qaeda IDs 20th 9/11 hijackerupdated: Tue Jun 13 2006 12:26:00

Al Qaeda identified a Saudi militant, who was killed in 2004, as the 20th hijacker in the September 11, 2001, attack on the United States, according to a statement published Tuesday on an Islamist Web site.

NZ deports '9/11 linked man'updated: Sat Jun 10 2006 02:17:00

New Zealand has deported a Yemeni man it says was "directly associated" with one of the September 11 hijackers in the United States.

9/11 victims share heartache with Moussaoui juryupdated: Fri Apr 07 2006 06:56:00

Jim Smith recalled for the jury meeting his wife, Moira, a fellow police officer and Brooklynite, at a midtown bar frequented by New York's finest. They hit it off, despite differences that may have hopelessly embittered some New Yorkers.

Moussaoui's fate a matter of 'What if?'updated: Fri Mar 24 2006 15:52:00

Whether Zacarias Moussaoui lives or dies boils down to one question: "What if?"

Congressman subpoenaed for 9/11 trialupdated: Thu Feb 02 2006 13:33:00

Attorneys for al Qaeda conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui have subpoenaed Pennsylvania Congressman Curt Weldon to testify at a trial that will determine whether Moussaoui should be executed.

Moussaoui team to grill potential jurorsupdated: Wed Nov 30 2005 15:16:00

Attorneys representing admitted al Qaeda conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui want potential jurors to answer more than 300 questions when they are screened to sit on the panel that decides whether Moussaoui should be sentenced to death.

Weldon on Able Dangerupdated: Wed Nov 16 2005 15:06:00

Congressman Curt Weldon, R-Pennsylvania, says a military intelligence unit called Able Danger identified four September 11 hijackers in 2000, more than a year before those attacks.

Ground Zero 'freedom center' quashedupdated: Wed Sep 28 2005 21:30:00

A controversial proposal for an International Freedom Center adjacent to the planned memorial at the World Trade Center site has been abandoned.

27 years for al Qaeda 'cell leader'updated: Mon Sep 26 2005 01:27:00

A suspected al Qaeda cell leader has been convicted in a Madrid court in connection with the September 11 terrorist attacks and sentenced to 27 years in prison.

Specter: Pentagon may be obstructing committeeupdated: Wed Sep 21 2005 14:01:00

The Department of Defense "ordered five key witnesses not to testify" about a secret Pentagon unit that some claim identified several of the 9/11 hijackers more than a year before the attacks, Sentate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter said Wednesday.

Pentagon can't verify Able Danger claimupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 18:20:00

The Pentagon has so far been unable to validate a claim that a secret military intelligence unit identified four September 11 hijackers as al Qaeda members a year before the 2001 attacks, a spokesman said Monday.

Officer: 9/11 panel didn't receive key informationupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 02:16:00

A former member of a classified Pentagon intelligence unit told CNN on Wednesday that information he tried to provide to the commission investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks never made it to the panel's members.

9/11 families protest cultural plans at Ground Zeroupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 10:27:00

Dozens of relatives who lost loved ones in the September 11, 2001, attacks are protesting plans for cultural institutions on the World Trade Center site, particularly the International Freedom Center that some families fear will detract from a 9/11 memorial.

Suspect denies role in 9/11 meetingupdated: Tue May 17 2005 10:56:00

An al Qaeda suspect on trial in a Spanish court Tuesday denied helping arrange a July 2001 meeting that U.S. and Spanish authorities say brought together two key plotters in the September 11 attacks.

Moussaoui pleads guilty to terror chargesupdated: Fri Apr 22 2005 12:05:00

Trying to distance himself from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and a potential death sentence, Zacarias Moussaoui described in a Virginia courtroom Friday how he sought to crash a jetliner into the White House.

9/11 suspects go on trial in Spainupdated: Fri Apr 22 2005 03:09:00

Three al Qaeda suspects charged with helping to plan the September 11 attacks in the United States have gone on trial in Madrid, along with 21 other suspects who allegedly belonged to the al Qaeda cell in Spain.

9/11 panel: FAA had early al Qaeda warningsupdated: Fri Feb 11 2005 10:14:00

Dozens of Federal Aviation Administration memos warned of al Qaeda or Osama bin Laden in 2001, but the agency didn't order new security measures before the September 11 attacks, a newly released declassified report by the 9/11 commission says.

Spain indicts 8 on terror chargesupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 14:19:00

Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon has indicted eight more people on terrorism charges in connection with a group that had a suspected role in the September 11 attacks in the United States, a court official told CNN Monday.

Moussaoui trial date soughtupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 09:46:00

Federal prosecutors are asking the judge in the long-delayed case against admitted al Qaeda member Zacarias Moussaoui to begin the trial in six months.

Kerry challenges Bush on Iraq-9/11 connectionupdated: Sun Sep 12 2004 17:04:00

Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry accused the Bush administration Sunday of falsely linking Iraq to the attacks of September 11, 2001, "in its desperate attempts to reinvent a rationale for the Iraq war."

Remembering September 11, 2001updated: Sat Sep 11 2004 10:10:00

Three years after the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, people across the United States and the world paused to remember the 2,973 people who were killed that day.

Pataki invokes 9/11 in Bush introductionupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 20:19:00

New York Gov. George Pataki introduced President Bush at the Republican National Convention Thursday night by invoking images of September 11, 2001.

9/11 panel describes how attackers got moneyupdated: Sun Aug 22 2004 03:09:00

The 9/11 commission has released new details about how 19 hijackers and suspected conspirators in the attacks of September 11, 2001, were financed.

Video shows 9/11 hijackers at airport updated: Wed Jul 21 2004 20:33:00

A surveillance video from Washington's Dulles International Airport the morning of September 11, 2001, shows four of five hijackers passing through security checks before boarding the plane they would crash into the Pentagon.

New York lays cornerstone for Freedom Towerupdated: Sun Jul 04 2004 06:43:00

In an emotional ceremony Sunday, New York laid the cornerstone for the new Freedom Tower, promising it will reclaim the city's skyline, altered after the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001.

9/11 panel: Information on Iraq, al Qaeda welcomeupdated: Sun Jun 20 2004 12:48:00

The 9/11 commission wants to see whether Vice President Dick Cheney can provide any additional information about possible ties between al Qaeda and Iraq, the panel's chairman said Sunday.

Cheney blasts media on al Qaeda-Iraq linkupdated: Fri Jun 18 2004 01:39:00

Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday the evidence is "overwhelming" that al Qaeda had a relationship with Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, and he said media reports suggesting that the 9/11 commission has reached a contradictory conclusion were "irresponsible."

Moussaoui appeals 9/11 evidence rulingupdated: Fri May 07 2004 12:44:00

Zacarias Moussaoui's attorneys are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider whether the government can pursue the death penalty and present evidence of the 9/11 attacks in the terrorism conspiracy case against him.

9/11 commission faults U.S. intelligenceupdated: Wed Apr 14 2004 04:45:00

U.S. intelligence gathering was fragmented and poorly coordinated before the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the 9/11 commission reported Wednesday, adding that it remains unclear how such crucial information is managed.

Attorneys general, CIA and FBI chiefs to testifyupdated: Sun Apr 11 2004 21:17:00

The performance of U.S. law enforcement and the intelligence community will come under scrutiny this week when the 9/11 commission holds another public hearing as part of its review of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

U.S. intelligence agencies next for 9/11 panelupdated: Fri Apr 09 2004 08:16:00

The performance of U.S. law enforcement and the intelligence community will come under scrutiny next week when the 9/11 commission holds another public hearing as part of its review of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Rice to take center stage before 9/11 commissionupdated: Wed Apr 07 2004 18:36:00

National security adviser Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 commission Thursday morning to rebut charges that the Bush administration failed to recognize the emerging threat of terrorism and later flubbed its response.

Pearl's widow seeks compensation from 9/11 fundupdated: Tue Mar 30 2004 21:49:00

The wife of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and killed by Islamic militants in 2002, is seeking money from the September 11th victims' fund, even after the fund administrator rejected her claim.

Some 9/11 families want Bush ads yankedupdated: Fri Mar 05 2004 08:05:00

Some relatives of those killed on 9/11 have asked President Bush to pull his new campaign commercials off the air immediately, saying they are outraged over the ads' use of imagery from the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Some 9/11 families ask Bush to yank adsupdated: Fri Mar 05 2004 06:56:00

Some relatives of those killed on 9/11 asked President Bush on Friday to pull his new campaign commercials off the air immediately, saying they are outraged over the ads' use of imagery from the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Giuliani defends Bush's use of 9/11 imagesupdated: Wed Mar 03 2004 21:47:00

Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, who won worldwide acclaim for his handling of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated his city, said Thursday that using images from that day in campaign ads for President Bush is both "appropriate" and "relevant."

Customs agent tells of stopping '20th hijacker'updated: Sun Jan 25 2004 20:32:00

A U.S. Customs officer told the independent commission investigating the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, on Monday how he kept a man who authorities now suspect could have been the 20th hijacker from entering the United States.

Officials suspect detainee may be 20th hijackerupdated: Tue Jan 20 2004 13:11:00

A prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is among a handful of people suspected of being the so-called 20th al Qaeda hijacker planned for the September 11 attacks, according to U.S. officials.

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