9/11

Following a remembrance ceremony, family members of those who died in the attack on the Pentagon take family photos as they visit the Pentagon Memorial. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Moment of Silence Marks Sept. 11 in Arlington

Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday at an Arlington County plaza three miles from the Pentagon and observed a moment of silence commemorating the Sept. 11 anniversary in a short, simple ceremony to remember a tragedy that no one has forgotten.

09/11/2013

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)

Fire Truck Damaged at Pentagon on 9/11 on Display at Fort Knox

As a retired colleague told the story of how fire truck Foam 161 was damaged on Sept. 11, 2001, Mark Skipper examined the charred remains of the vehicle, cut a grin and expressed amazement that the crew lived through the terrorist attack.

09/10/2013

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed courtroom drawing. (credit: AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin/Getty Images)

9/11 Mastermind Designs Secret Vacuum Inside Secret CIA Prison

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked the CIA if they would allow him to design a vacuum cleaner while in prison.

07/11/2013

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.  (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA: Increasing Amount Of Air Passengers Showing Up With Loaded Guns

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.

07/02/2013

Obama isn't claiming final victory over extremists who still seek to kill Americans and other Westerners. Instead, he's steering the United States away from what he calls an equally frightening threat: a country in a state of perpetual war. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sees Terror Threat Reduced To Pre-9/11 Level

Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror.

05/25/2013

Senior Pentagon officials are defending a 2001 military force law, saying the U.S. remains in armed conflict with al-Qaida and its associate forces. (Photo credit  -/AFP/GettyImages)

Pentagon: US Still In Armed Conflict With Al-Qaida, Enemy Threat Ongoing

Senior Pentagon officials are defending a 2001 military force law, saying the U.S. remains in armed conflict with al-Qaida and its associate forces.

05/16/2013

File photo of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NYPD: Part of 9/11 Plane’s Landing Gear Discovered

A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between a New York City mosque and another building.

04/26/2013

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

AP: Word ‘Terrorism’ Exists At Ambiguous Crossroads In 2013 America

The word is almost a cold comfort in post-9/11 America — a way to describe the inconceivable, to somehow explain the twisted urge to commit mass murder. So when the bombs exploded in Boston, the word quickly became inescapable: “terrorism.”

04/18/2013

A marathon course runs 26.2 miles along an open road. Much tougher to secure than an arena with doors and walls. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Marathon Officials Weary Of Difficult Task To Improve Race Security

With thousands — and sometimes hundreds of thousands — of spectators and entrants scattered along the route, there are limits to how much can be done to protect everyone, marathon officials, experts and runners cautioned.

04/17/2013

File photo of Osama bin Laden. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Doesn’t Receive Health Care, Pension From Federal Government

The Navy SEAL Team 6 member who shot Osama bin Laden is not getting health care from the federal government.

02/11/2013

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