In an Instagram post, Michelle Obama recalls where she and her daughters were in 2001 when she found out about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
While September 11th brings back a handful of heart-wrenching memories with every passing anniversary, it's also made way for a few bittersweet ones as well when considering the beautiful music that was created in tribute to that fateful day 20 years ago.
Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon and Amy Schumer are part of a star-studded group of comedians that will perform for one night only at Madison Square Garden to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 Friday as a new national crisis — the coronavirus pandemic — reconfigured and divided anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carved a path through the observances. In New York, victims’ relatives gathered Friday morning for split-screen remembrances, one at the Sept. 11 memorial plaza at the World Trade […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is preparing to release a once-classified chapter of a congressional report about the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that questions whether Saudi nationals who helped the hijackers with things like finding apartments and opening bank accounts knew what they were planning. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the […]
MULBERRY, Florida (AP) — Law enforcement arrested a Florida pastor Wednesday as he drove to a park to light nearly 3,000 Qurans on fire to protest the 2001 terrorist attacks. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Pastor Terry Jones, 61, and his associate pastor, Marvin Sapp Jr., 34, on felony charges as he drove a pickup truck towing […]
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 […]
Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about not supporting any “engagement” in war but explaining that he does “understand the need to protect us against any potential danger” when he reflects on September 11, 2001 and the possibility of striking Syria.
The New York Daily News is reporting the number of first aid responders diagnosed with cancer after helping victims during the September 11 terrorist attacks is growing. They report: Cancer has become a reality for more than 1,000 men and women who sacrificed their health at Ground Zero — and the number is expected to […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks Tuesday in familiar but subdued ceremonies that put grieving families ahead of politicians and suggested it's time to move on after a decade of remembrance. As in past years, thousands gathered at the World Trade Center site in New […]