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343 Trees for
Died on 9/11 Are
in Surprise Spot
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 16, 2023 2:10 PM CDT
343 Trees for Firefighters Who Died on 9/11 Are in Surprise Spot
Irish nurse who worked in NYC set up County Cork garden in tribute to lost FDNY members
- On Sept. 11, 2001, 343 firefighters perished in New York City during the terror attacks on the World Trade Center. Every year, America remembers those first responders, and the thousands of others who died that day. So does a tiny town in County Cork, Ireland, thanks to Kathleen Murphy, an...
Sep 11, 2023 5:14 PM CDT
Biden Marks 9/11 Anniversary in Alaska
'We know that on this day, every American's heart was wounded'
This story has been updated with Biden's remarks
. From ground zero to small towns, Americans looked back Monday on 9/11 with moments of silence, tearful words, and appeals to teach younger generations about the terror attacks 22 years before. President Biden, speaking at a military base in Anchorage, Alaska,...
DraftKings Apologizes for
'Never Forget' 9/11 Promotion
Sep 11, 2023 4:27 PM CDT
DraftKings Apologizes for 'Never Forget' 9/11 Promotion
Parlay involved bets on 3 New York teams
- Sports betting website DraftKings has apologized for a 9/11-themed parlay it promoted on the eve of the 22nd anniversary of the attacks. The parlay "Never Forget: Bet these New York teams to win tonight on 9/11" appeared in a tweet Sunday night and remained up for hours, the
DNA Testing Identifies
2 More WTC Victims
Sep 11, 2023 12:17 PM CDT
DNA Testing Identifies 2 More WTC Victims
With more than 1.1K still unidentified, New York City officials vow effort will continue
- As America marks 22 years since the 9/11 attacks, the identities of two more victims from the World Trade Center have been identified through DNA testing. The names of the two victims are being withheld at the request of their families, ABC News reports. They are the 1,648th and...
As They Boated on Sept. 11,
Feb 2, 2023 2:16 PM CST
As They Boated on Sept. 11, This Happened
Pilot charged for buzzing boats in Colorado is believed to have fled the US
- Colorado police are searching for a pilot who nearly struck boats with his small plane before crashing it on Sept. 11. "The fact that someone would show such reckless disregard for the lives of others is concerning, but it's even more disturbing on a date that holds so...
Sep 11, 2022 11:55 AM CDT
Marking 9/11, Biden Says the Fight Goes On
President pledges pursuit of terrorists continues though war in Afghanistan ended
- President Biden marked the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, taking part in a somber wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon and paying tribute to "extraordinary Americans" who lost their lives on one of the nation's darkest days. Held under a steady rain, the ceremony occurred...
Jill Biden Recalls Fear for Her
Flight Attendant Sister on 9/11
Sep 11, 2022 7:21 AM CDT
Jill Biden Recalls Fear for Her Flight Attendant Sister on 9/11
Bonny Jacobs was safe that day
- When Jill Biden realized that terrorists had attacked America on Sept. 11, 2001, her husband, Joe, wasn't the only loved one whose safety she worried about. Biden recalled being “scared to death” that her sister Bonny Jacobs, a United Airlines flight attendant, was on one of the four...
Restaurant Apologizes for
'Appalling' 9/11 Tribute Menu
Sep 8, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
Restaurant Apologizes for 'Appalling' 9/11 Tribute Menu
It included Remember-tini cocktail, Flight 93 crab dip
- A country club in Virginia has apologized for what critics called a stunningly insensitive commemoration of the 9/11 attacks—a special September 11 menu that included dishes like the First Responder Flatbread, 9/11 Oysters, and the 2977 Chowder, an apparent reference to the number of people killed in the attacks....
Biden Declassifies 9/11
Documents on Saudi Nationals
Sep 12, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
Biden Declassifies 9/11 Documents on Saudi Nationals
Victims' families applauded the move
- The FBI late Saturday released a newly declassified document related to logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The document details contacts the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the US but does not provide proof that...
Trapped in Rubble, Woman
Finally Heard 'I Got You'
Sep 11, 2021 5:05 PM CDT
Trapped in Rubble, Woman Finally Heard 'I Got You'
Genelle Guzman McMillan was the last person rescued from the World Trade Center
- Twenty-seven hours after Tower 1 at the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, Genelle Guzman McMillan was about to give up. She was in pain, unable to move in the rubble and, with dust in her mouth and nose, unable to call out for help. "I knew...
on a Plane That
Diverted on 9/11.
Sep 11, 2021 2:55 PM CDT
They Were on a Plane That Diverted on 9/11. Love Followed
CNN tells the story of Nick Marson and Diane Kirschke's unlikely meeting
- Nick Marson and Diane Kirschke have known each other for 20 years—pretty much to the day. The two were on a Continental flight from London to Houston on 9/11 and ended up diverting to the tiny town of Gander in Newfoundland, Canada. After 24 hours stuck on their plane...
A Nation Grieves,
20 Years On
Sep 11, 2021 11:00 AM CDT
A Nation Grieves, 20 Years On
Ex-presidents, Queen Elizabeth, Bruce Springsteen offer tributes on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11
- The 9/11 anniversary commemoration at ground zero began Saturday with a tolling bell and a moment of silence, exactly 20 years after the start of the deadliest terror attack on US soil. The anniversary comes under the pall of a pandemic and in the shadow of the US withdrawal from...
On 9/11's 20th,
'Unity Is Our
Sep 11, 2021 5:30 AM CDT
On 9/11's 20th, Biden's Message: 'Unity Is Our Greatest Strength
President set on Saturday to visit trio of sites where planes crashed on Sept. 11, 2001
- President Biden is making an appeal for the nation to reclaim the spirit of cooperation that sprung up in the days following the 9/11 terror attacks as he commemorates those who died 20 years ago. Biden was a senator when hijackers commandeered four planes and exacted the nation's worst...
20 Years After 9/11,
a Still-Unfinished WTC
Sep 10, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
20 Years After 9/11, a Still-Unfinished WTC
Construction continues on 2 skyscrapers, church, performing arts center at World Trade Center site
- Two decades after its destruction in the Sept. 11 attacks, the work to rebuild the World Trade Center complex remains incomplete. Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts center, and a church are still unfinished at the site, which plays host Saturday to the annual ceremony honoring nearly 3,000 people...
Steve Buscemi Opens Up
About Post-9/11 PTSD
Sep 10, 2021 8:03 AM CDT
Steve Buscemi Opens Up About Post-9/11 PTSD
After attacks, he volunteered with his former fire company at Ground Zero
- The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is bringing back traumatic memories for countless Americans—including Steve Buscemi, who was a New York City firefighter before he was an actor. He served with the Engine 55 company in Manhattan from 1980 to 1984, and returned to volunteer with the company...
Three Presidents to Mark
Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Sep 4, 2021 3:30 PM CDT
Three Presidents to Mark Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Biden will go to each site, while Obama and Bush also plan to take part in commemorations
- President Biden will visit all three 9/11 memorial sites to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and pay his respects to the nearly 3,000 people killed that day. Biden will visit Ground Zero in New York City, the Pentagon, and the memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where...
9/11 Files After
Sep 3, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
Biden Releases 9/11 Files After Dispute With Families
Victims' relatives are looking for a connection between the attack and the Saudi government
- President Biden signed an executive order Friday directing the declassification of certain documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a supportive gesture to victims' families who have long sought the records in hopes of implicating the Saudi government. The order, coming just before the 20th anniversary of the...
9/11 Families Set Condition
for Biden to Attend Memorials
Aug 6, 2021 3:37 PM CDT
9/11 Families Set Condition for Biden to Attend Memorials
Relatives, first responders, and survivors want documents released that might implicate Saudi leaders
- President Biden has been informed that he won't be welcome at events marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks unless he declassifies documents that could tie Saudi Arabian leaders to the terrorism. More than 1,800 relatives of victims, first responders, and attack survivors have signed onto...
This 9/11 Ad Aired Only Once
Sep 11, 2020 10:58 AM CDT
This 9/11 Ad Aired Only Once
Moving Budweiser commercial was broadcast during the 2002 Super Bowl and never since
- Some brands should completely stay away from trying to commemorate 9/11, but others have figured out how to appropriately, and movingly, mark that indelible moment. In Budweiser's case, it came up with what's been called "the best 9/11 commercial ever," and it's only officially aired...
Somber Day Brings
a Rare Meeting
Sep 11, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
Somber Day Brings a Rare Meeting
Biden, Pence were together at 9/11 ceremony in New York
- Two former members of Congress crossed paths on Friday, and the encounter was a rare one in an unusual year, notes the Hill . Joe Biden and Mike Pence greeted each other with an elbow bump and chatted briefly at a morning ceremony at Ground Zero in New York City to...
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