To mark the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, the 9/11 memorial museum is staging a major special exhibition that in some cases uses actual remnants of the day of terror in works that convey both grief and tenderness.
When Patty Lewis was a teacher at Westport’s Greens Farms Academy, she often tested young applicants with an eye to increasing diversity and keeping standards high at the prestigious private school. Sadly, many of the hopeful children from Bridgeport didn’t make the cut.
Several lone wolf terrorists in the United States, including the Orlando shooter who killed almost 50 people in a nightclub in June, were likely exposed to online propaganda from terrorist organizations such as ISIS.
After horrific events like mass shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?
A parliamentary probe into last year’s Islamist terror attacks in Paris has identified a lack of communication among six French agencies, and between French and other European bodies, recommending the establishment of a U.S.-style national counterterrorism agency.
After 15 years in exile, the World Trade Center Sphere might be homebound at last - sort of.
The events of Orlando are still fresh in our minds. They are a terrible reminder of the new phase of the complicated terrorist threats we face.
New York City's rebound from the 9/11 attacks reached new heights with the opening of Liberty Park on Wednesday. Inspired by the High Line, the 25-foot-high elevated park overlooks Liberty Street near the World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial.
In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, which left 50 dead and dozens more injured, the House of Representatives acted swiftly to introduce legislation to bolster US counter radicalization efforts in today’s increasingly dangerous threat environment.
Victims' families, survivors and others affected by the Pulse mass shooting are now being directed to the new Orlando United Assistance Center, which the city of Orlando and Orange County opened Thursday.
Saying “the time is right to seek a new challenge,” Joe Daniels announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down as president and CEO of the September 11 Memorial and Museum. Daniels, 43, has held the position since 2006.
President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch - over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to senior administration officials.
A tribute center that's been hosting tours led by volunteers with personal ties to the Sept. 11 attacks is moving and expanding.
A new open space of shade trees and benches at One World Trade Center is expected to open next week overlooking the September 11 Memorial reflecting pools and leading to the doors of the new St. Nicholas Church.
Thousands of firefighters in their dress blues stood at attention and saluted Friday as a flag-draped casket passed carrying two tiny vials of blood, the only known remains of a comrade who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner transferred to Uruguay in 2014 has vanished and is believed to have quietly slipped into neighboring Brazil, U.S. officials said. Law enforcement is now searching for the former detainee, Syrian national Jihad Ahmed Mustafa Dhiab, in Brazil.
The Department of Justice announced today that since it reopened in 2011, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has paid over $1.52 billion to first responders, recovery workers, and residents who suffered physical harm or were killed as a result of the terrorist-related aircraft cras
From 1966 to 2012, nearly a third of the world's mass shootings took place in the U.S. This is according to a 2016 study that used the FBI definition of 'mass shooting' below. It surveyed 292 incidents and found 90 of them occurred in America. Put another way: While the U.S.
CIA Director John Brennan said on Saturday that he expects 28 redacted pages of a congressional report on 9/11 to be published and supports their release.