Latest September 11 attacks News

A look at acts of public violence in NYC over past 40 years

Apr. 13, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The shooting this week of 10 people by a man who deployed smoke grenades and fired at least 33 shots in a commuter-packed Brooklyn subway car was hardly the first time New Yorkers have grappled with an act of violence. Over the past 40 years, New York has endured...

Small 9/11 museum known for ground zero tours may shut soon

Mar. 22, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Years before the Sept. 11 museum was built at the World Trade Center, a storefront visitor center across the street opened to offer tours led by victims' relatives, survivors and others with personal ties to the trauma and tragedy of 9/11. Sixteen years and five...

9/11 victim photo search leads to Michigan school yearbook

Mar. 18, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Albert Ogletree was a name represented by an image of an oak leaf at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York until a bit of sleuthing led to a 1966 Michigan high school yearbook. On Tuesday, the museum added Ogletree’s Romulus High School...

Zelenskyy pleads for help in impassioned speech to Congress

Mar. 17, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy summoned memories of Pearl Harbor and the Sept. 11 terror attacks Wednesday in an impassioned live-video plea to Congress to send more help for Ukraine’s fight against Russia. Lawmakers stood and cheered, and President Joe Biden later...

Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

Mar. 16, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invoked 9/11 during an urgent appeal Wednesday to the U.S. Congress for more weapons to stem the Russian assault. U.S. President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million for Ukraine's military and said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “war...

Americans react to Zelenskyy plea with pain, empathy, hope

Mar. 16, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans reacted with empathy, pain, frustration and in some cases anger Wednesday to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s impassioned speech to the U.S. Congress pleading for more aid for a nation and a people under bloody siege. Across the country,...

Zelenskyy cites Pearl Harbor, 9/11 attacks in appeal to US Congress for help against Russia, 'we need you right now'

Mar. 16, 2022 09:26 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zelenskyy cites Pearl Harbor, 9/11 attacks in appeal to US Congress for help against Russia, 'we need you right now.'

Court filing seeks to seize Iran oil on US-owned tanker

Mar. 04, 2022 19:42 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks have asked the U.S. government to seize Iranian crude oil suspected to be on an American-owned oil tanker in Asia, court documents show. The filings in New York come as U.S. investigators continue to probe...