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9/11 education would be mandated under proposal that cleared Arizona House

“Never forget” will not only be enshrined in American vernacular but also Arizona curriculum, if a proposal establishing 9/11 Education Day and requiring public school teachers to craft lesson plans about the terrorist attacks every September 11 passes into law. ... Read more»

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For Arizona Sikhs, a painful anniversary is a call for 'small acts of kindness' and love

At the memorial Wednesday, Catholics, Muslims, Christians and more gathered to remember Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was shot and killed four days after the horrific attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 by a man incensed by anti-immigrant sentiments and allegedly looking for revenge. ... Read more»


Former Arizonan and firefighter recalls days at Ground Zero

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, former Arizonan Robert Sebold — a volunteer firefighter and EMT — watched the attacks on the World Trade Center on TV and knew he had to do something. The former soldier packed up his gear, put on his firefighter turnout clothes, then boarded a bus and headed for Ground Zero.... Read more»

Report: 9/11 remains ended up in landfill

A report released by the Pentagon on Tuesday revealed that remains from unidentified 9/11 victims ended up in a landfill.... Read more»

Pima County Attorney seeks victim advocates

The Pima County Attorney is looking for volunteer advocates to aid victims of violent crime. Information sessions begin Feb. 16.... Read more»

Fighter jets sent to escort passenger plane bound for NYC

Fighter jets were scrambled Sunday to escort American Airlines Flight 34, heading from Los Angeles to New York City’s JFK airport, after three passengers reportedly locked themselves in a bathroom and were "not compliant." ... Read more»


10 years after attacks, Saudi Arabia slowly modernizing

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were a prelude to internal struggles that have preoccupied Saudi Arabia ever since. The events forced the government to ultimately come to grips with the role that its rigid, anti-Western Wahhabi brand of Islam had played in creating al-Qaeda’s ideology of anarchic violence.... Read more»

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Tucson fire & police honor 9/11 heroes, victims

In a trio of commemorations, Tucson's firefighters, police and ordinary citizens paid tribute Sunday morning to the heroes and victims of the terrorist attacks of a decade ago. Firefighters remembered their lost brothers by tolling a bell three times. Three volleys were fired by police riflemen. And at Reid Park, a flyover by a pair of F-16s set a crowd of hundreds cheering. (with video)... Read more»1

On 10th anniversary, America remembers 9/11

The names of the 2,983 victims of Sept. 11, 2001, and 1993 World Trade Center bombing, echoed across Ground Zero on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America.... Read more»

Twin Towers, Hollywood superstar

Although the Twin Towers no longer grace the New York City skyline, they will always exist, thanks to Hollywood.... Read more»

4 terror suspects arrested in Sweden

Authorities in Sweden said police arrested four people on Sunday, on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack.... Read more»


Pope: Religion cannot justify terrorism

Pope Benedict XVI marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States with a message — nothing, not even religion, can justify acts of terrorism.... Read more»

Tucson events mark 10th anniversary of 9/11

Tucson-area events marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11 include discussions, film screenings, theater productions, art exhibits, prayer services and tributes.... Read more»

No evidence terrorists have entered U.S., officials say

There is no evidence that anyone associated with al-Qaida has entered the United States to attack on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, said senior U.S. officials.... Read more»

FBI probes NBC Twitter hacking

The FBI is investigating the NBC News Twitter account hacking incident in which bogus information was posted about the hijacking of a civilian airliner that supposedly crashed into ground zero in New York.... Read more»

Documents show Feds downplayed ground zero health risks

New documents have emerged showing that federal officials in Washington and New York went further than was previously known to downplay concerns about health risks, misrepresenting or concealing information that ultimately might have protected thousands of people from the contaminated air at ground zero.... Read more»

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