Navy will pay homage to the USMC as Americans will reflect upon the 20th anniversary of the worst attack on U.S. soil in history.
Ziad Jarrah took his 9/11 role seriously. But a delay in takeoff from Newark Airport gave passengers the information they needed to fight back.
The FAA warned that terrorists might use everyday objects modified into weapons. But the team knew—from experience—their box cutters wouldn't cause a problem.
Real pilots like to fly planes. What explains a flight school student who doesn't? FBI agents went to search Zacarias Moussaoui's rooms.
A foreign enemy was "trying his darndest to bring down a coalition aircraft," said a Pentagon spokesman. He didn't mean Osama bin Laden.
Terrorist mastermind KSM had two visas and was on a watch list. yet no one in the State Department, immigration, FBI or intelligence community paid attention.
Miami, Boston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver. The "emir" of the September 11 plot got familiar with flight patterns—and with First Class service.
The Saudi national prepared more carefully for his role than did the other pilots, familiarizing himself with the air traffic out of Dulles airport.
Although the CIA knew of Khalid al-Mihdhar's ties to al-Qaeda, he was able to meet Mohammed Atta in New Jersey on August 9th. It went badly.
In Florida, Marwan al-Shehhi roomed with flight-school buddy Mohammed Atta. The two men may not have behaved like the "bad Muslims" of post-9/11 reports.
On August 7, 2001, the intelligence team discussed Iraq's rumored weapons of mass destruction—another misreading that led to disaster.
On August 6, 2001, the Presidential Daily Briefing discussed al Qaeda threats. The FBI and CIA worried about an attack—and about which agency might be blamed.
September 11, 2001, was a day that left millions of Americans terrified, confused and angry. But it also served as another test of this great nation's resolve and its commitment to freedom and liberty.
The incident in Pennsylvania occurred just days before members of the community will gather to remember victims on the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation said it would do "everything in its power" to ensure that the annual light show continues this year.
"I said my goodbyes and told my son he needed to look after his mom and sister-to-be...if I didn't make it back home," said retired NYPD Detective Rob O'Donnell. Ten-minutes later, Seven World Trade Center, a 47-story building in Lower Manhattan, collapsed around him.
" He's utterly unfit. He's INCAPABLE of thinking about anything but himself," former congressman Joe Walsh tweeted about Trump on Wednesday morning.
"I believe that Trump is doing such a good job of turning Americans against each other instead of unifying them... that anyone who does want to hurt us would have every right to sit on their laurels and wait around until he's done to get back at it."
The President took questions from service members in a televised "Worldwide Troop Talk"
Newsweek's reporting on the aftermath of the attack captured the national climate during one of the most important periods in American history.
Fourteen years after 9/11, a complex honoring the passengers and crew opens in Pennsylvania
Just how much calendar dates, like the 11th day of September, factor into jihadists' attack plans is unclear