15 years after Sept. 11: How the unity we forged broke apart

September 12, 2016 in News, Opinion

NEW YORK (AP) — For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together. After Sept. 11, signs of newfound unity seemed to well […]

After 15 years, the last artifacts of 9/11 are put to rest

September 12, 2016 in News

NEW YORK (AP) — Behind the barbed wire, the white minivan’s busted windows and crumpled roof hint at its story. But forklifted to this windblown spot on the John F. […]

Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

December 17, 2014 in Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referenced the terrorist attacks of September […]

3 retired firefighters die of 9/11 illness within hours of each other Monday

September 26, 2014 in News

NEW YORK (AP) — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses, fire officials said Thursday. Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters […]

New York minister agrees to repay $1.2 million, including some misspent Hurricane Katrina relief funds

May 15, 2014 in Religion, The Buzz

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City minister who was the subject of an Associated Press investigation about misspent 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina charity funds has agreed to repay […]

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute to victims

September 11, 2013 in News, Top Stories

NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.

At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing.

In Washington, President Barak Obama, joined by first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, and members of the White House staff, walked out to the White House’s South Lawn for a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m…