september 11

Trump stresses Saudi Arabia response to Navy base attack

President Donald Trump's support for Saudi Arabia in the wake of a deadly shooting by a Saudi national at a Florida naval base is underscoring the latitude Trump gives the Kingdom's rulers, even as Congress has pushed to limit the ties between Washington and Riyadh.

Trump's whistleblower briefing reshapes timeline for Ukraine aid

News that President Donald Trump had been briefed in late August on a whistleblower complaint alleging he pressured Ukraine to investigate his political rival, while withholding security aid to Kiev, raises new questions about conversations he had before the aid was released in September.

US ramped up Afghanistan strikes after Taliban peace talks collapsed

The US military ramped up the number of air and artillery strikes it conducted in Afghanistan during the month of September following the collapse of the peace talks with the Taliban after President Donald Trump canceled a Camp David summit with the insurgent group on September 7.

Ceremonial first pitches: Trump's latest broken tradition

This weekend marks the return of World Series baseball to Washington, and President Donald Trump wants to be a part of it. But unlike in 1933 -- the last time the Fall Classic came to the nation's capital -- the President will not be tossing out the ceremonial first pitch.

NY students, teachers may be eligible for 9/11 benefits

New York City education officials are notifying thousands of former students, staff and teachers that they might be eligible for free health care or compensation through federal programs because of their exposure to the ground zero site at the time of the attack.

9/11 widow pleads for return of wedding rings

Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried.

9/11 moment of silence now law in New York schools

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law which mandates public schools across the state to allow a brief moment of silence each year to mark the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

GOP lawmakers criticize Trump's Taliban invitation decision

Two Republican members of Congress have expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Study: 9/11 attack tied to cardiovascular risk in firefighters

Exposure to the enormous cloud of toxins, dust and debris that resulted from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease among first-responder firefighters, according to a new study.