9/11 attacks

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Post-9/11 Military Build-Up Reversal Hits Officers

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.


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NYC Museum Dedicated to 9/11 Victims Opens May 21

A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.


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Police Chief Lanier Says Not All Security Measures Are Noticeable

The attacks on September 11 shocked us to our cores, something the Metropolitan Police Department remembered when making the decision to beef up security measures around the city. But Chief Lanier says not all those changes will be noticeable…


Firefighters struggle to contain a spreading fire after a highjacked commercial jetliner crashed into the Pentagon September 11, 2001 in Arlington, Va. (credit: U.S. Air Force Photo by TSgt Jim Varhegyi via Getty Images)

Documents Reveal Air Force Decided To Treat 9/11 Remains As Medical Waste

Newly released Pentagon documents show that U.S. Air Force officers debated briefly about burial at sea before concluding that 1,321 unidentifiable fragments of remains from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon should be treated as medical waste and incinerated.