National Museum of American History Curator Peter Liebhold describes the day several years ago he spent going through shipping containers filled with debris from United Airlines Flight 93 as "overpowering," even though more than a year had passed since September 11, 2001, when the plane crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
President Barack Obama will commemorate the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in events at the three sites connected with the assaults -- in New York City, at the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced Tuesday.
One day after Attorney General Eric Holder placed the blame squarely on Congress for forcing him to place the 9/11 plot conspirators before a military court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Congress struck back.
First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush on Saturday led the commemoration for the victims of Flight 93, which crashed and burned as passengers and crew fought hijackers determined to strike the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001.
First lady Michelle Obama will join former first lady Laura Bush on September 11 at the Flight 93 National Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, according to a statement from the National Park Foundation.
President Obama spoke at the Pentagon on Friday to those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001, telling them no words would heal their pain yet calling for a renewed resolve against the ones who attacked the country eight years ago.
Americans will soon observe the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, and although there have been no similar attacks since, people can't afford to become complacent, the official in charge of national safety warns.
Pennsylvania landowners around the September 11, 2001, crash site of Flight 93 have reached an agreement with the federal government allowing construction of a permanent memorial there, the government announced Monday.
The government is delaying legal action against Pennsylvania landowners who haven't yet agreed to sell their land for a memorial to victims of United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, federal officials said Friday.
Six years after the worst terror attacks on U.S. soil, three in 10 Americans believe the United States and its allies are winning the global war on terror -- one of the main justifications cited by the Bush administration for the war in Iraq.
President Bush and other top officials joined thousands gathering across the country Sunday in tearful tributes, prayers and quiet reflection on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Humans are drawn to looking at the unwatchable as a way of cheating death. At least, that's what I told myself to prepare for watching "United 93," a harrowing, documentary-style reenactment, in real time, of what might have happened on the one airplane that didn't fulfill the terrorists' intended goals on September 11, 2001.
Jurors saw more disturbing evidence of the effects of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks as the focus of an al Qaeda plotter's sentencing trial shifted Tuesday from the World Trade Center to the Pentagon.
Prosecutors want to ask jurors who will decide the punishment for a convicted al Qaeda terrorist about their views of capital punishment and whether they know anyone who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Nine jurors have begun reviewing proposals for a permanent memorial for the 40 passengers and crew aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked September 11, 2001, and crashed in a Pennsylvania field after a passenger uprising.