On 9/11, al Qaeda leader calls for attacks on US and slams jihad "backtrackers"

CBS NewsAl Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called Wednesday on Muslims to attack U.S., European, Israeli and Russian targets in a speech on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks online activity of jihadist groups, ...

September 11th 2019


New HBO documentary 'What Happened on September 11' explains 9/11 to children

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way. The necessity of her project, “What Happened on ...

September 11th 2019


Remembering Those Lost 18 Years Ago on 9/11

The New York TimesOnce more, families will gather at ground zero, where more than two thousand people died on that bright September morning. Once more, there will be an outpouring of grief. Once more, there will be the sound of bells tolling in mourning and names being ...

September 11th 2019


What is the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund?

Naples Daily NewsThe September 11th Victims Compensation Fund was created 11 days after terrorist attacks devastated the country. The fund was part of a larger piece of legislation: the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act. Aside from the fund, the act also ...

September 11th 2019


New York to commemorate 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks

CBS NewsIt's been 18 years since the September 11 attacks left nearly 3,000 people dead in the worst act of terrorism the nation has ever experienced. On Wednesday, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum will commemorate the lives lost with a ceremony honoring those ...

September 11th 2019


Memories of September 11 attacks linger for former fire department chaplain

Georgia BulletinBROOKLYN, N.Y. (CNS)—Msgr. John Delendick, a longtime New York Fire Department chaplain who is currently pastor of St. Jude Church in Brooklyn, remembers Sept. 11, 2001, vividly. At the time of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Msgr.

September 11th 2019


9/11 Is History Now. Here's How American Kids Are Learning About It in Class

TIMEOn the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Lauren Hetrick was a 16-year-old sophomore at Hershey High School in Hershey, Pa. Her French class was just about to start when a strange announcement came over the P.A. system: “Attention, teachers: The computer ...

September 11th 2019