President Barack Obama will visit the World Trade Center site in New York on June 14, a White House spokesman said Friday.
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.
Three 60-foot steel beams fell 40 stories at the World Trade Center construction site Thursday after a crane cable snapped.
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.
Americans from across the country honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
For the first time since the terror attack on the World Trade Center, the general public is being allowed back onto the site.
The entrance to Point Roberts, Washington, looks like something out of the old Soviet bloc.
For Tim Duffy, the day started with a postcard-perfect sky over Cape Cod. Within hours, everything changed.
"CNN Presents: Footnotes of 9/11." Drew Griffin interviews ordinary Americans who were thrust by fate into history.
Aicha el-Wafi, Mother of 9/11 '20th hijacker' Zacarias Moussaoui tells CNN about her sons path into extremism.
The Newseum's War on Terror exhibit displays artifacts from 9/11 attacks and items obtained in the war on terrorism.
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.
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were unprecedented, not only in their intensity and devastation, but in the way Washington responded.
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.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports on a study of firefighters that links dust inhaled on 9/11 to cancer.
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.
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.
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.
On September 11, 2001, when thousands of innocent men and women lost their lives, tens of thousands more came to their assistance.
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.
There is new life at the World Trade Center site.
After years of battles and negotiations, the 9/11 memorial nears completion. CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports.
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.
Emotions ran high at a community meeting when leaders approved a plan to build a mosque near Ground Zero. WABC reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Security experts say the recent terror scare shows some lessons of 9/11 have been forgotten. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
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.
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.
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discusses the upcoming trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
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.
The USS New York, built with steel from the World Trade Center, stops beside the WTC site for a 21-gun salute.
Al Qaeda has adapted to recent defensive steps. CNN national security adviser Frances Townsend analyzes the situation.
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.
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?
Britain's Prince Harry lays a wreath at the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.
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.
The widow of a 9/11 victim was one of the passengers on Continental Flight 3407. WTNH's Erin Cox reports.
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 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.
Millions across the U.S. gather in solace to pay tribute to their fallen loved ones.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
CNN's Bill Schneider takes a look at new poll numbers on the war on terror, six years after the attacks on 9/11.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
As his cab wound through the narrow streets toward Ground Zero, Henry Pitkin recalled the day his city was attacked.
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.
CNN.com 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 York City will release on Wednesday newly discovered recordings of emergency calls made on September 11, 2001, the city's law department said.
The man who might be the new leader of al Qaeda in Iraq. The 20th hijacker. Two men called Mohammad Khan.
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.
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.
New Zealand has deported a Yemeni man it says was "directly associated" with one of the September 11 hijackers in the United States.
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.
Whether Zacarias Moussaoui lives or dies boils down to one question: "What if?"
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.
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.
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.
A controversial proposal for an International Freedom Center adjacent to the planned memorial at the World Trade Center site has been abandoned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
New York Gov. George Pataki introduced President Bush at the Republican National Convention Thursday night by invoking images of September 11, 2001.
The 9/11 commission has released new details about how 19 hijackers and suspected conspirators in the attacks of September 11, 2001, were financed.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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."
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.
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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