Latest September 11 attacks News

Sept. 11 families plan protest as LIV tees off in Oregon

Jun. 29, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — LIV Golf’s first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour. Brett Eagleson was 15...

Portrait fills last vacancy on Sept. 11 memorial photo wall

Jun. 29, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A portrait filled the last vacancy on the photo wall at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday, concluding the almost 16-year-long project to memorialize the hundreds killed as a result of the terrorist attacks of 2001. Antonio Dorsey Pratt's...

Expanded care in works for vets exposed to toxic substances

Jun. 26, 2022 09:32 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Senate has passed a proposal backed by Maine's senators to provide more care for military veterans who were exposed to toxic substances. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King were among the supporters of the proposal, which is...

DA: 9/11 conspiracy fueled San Francisco airport stabbings

Jun. 23, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man may have been motivated by a conspiracy theory related to the 9/11 attacks when he stabbed and wounded three people with a machete earlier this week at San Francisco International Airport, prosecutors said. The 33-year-old Yuba...

Biden to visit 'pariah' Saudi Arabia and Israel next month

Jun. 14, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden confirmed Tuesday that he will visit Saudi Arabia next month for talks with its leaders, a dramatic change in his stance on the kingdom that he pledged to make a “pariah” as a Democratic candidate for the White House. With the visit at the...

$4.75M: Schwartzel wins richest golf event amid Saudi outcry

Jun. 11, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

ST. ALBANS, England (AP) — Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel banked $4.75 million on Saturday by winning the richest tournament in golf history, while the event's Saudi backers faced renewed backlash after a 9/11 victims’ group called for American players to withdraw from the rebel...

An infamous day. A search for answers. Will America tune in?

Jun. 06, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are processing the nightmare of the slaughter of children in Texas, the racist murders in Buffalo, New York, and the other numbingly repeated scenes of carnage in the United States. They're contending with what feels like highway robbery at the gas pump,...

A look at big US legal settlements amid Surfside's $1B deal

May. 28, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

The proposed settlement of more than $1 billion as compensation for the 98 people who died in a Florida condominium collapse is far from the largest in U.S. history. Even adding in the $96 million proposed for property owners in the Champlain Towers South disaster wouldn't bring it...

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...