| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:39 PM
No indication of arson or foul play has been found in the fire that broke out last week at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters in Pennsylvania, destroying artifacts that had been saved after the Sept. 11, 2001, hijacking and plane crash, the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was one of several items destroyed in a fire that damaged several buildings near the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, officials said.
Investigators with the National...
| Oct 5, 2014
•Holiday Shopping in New York, Chelsea Market and Rockefeller Center, Dec. 1. $38. Morning Angels, Camille, 908-387-0001.
•Amish Homestead Tour, National Christmas Center, meal at Fulton Steamboat, Dec. 4. $80. Deadline: Nov. 9....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:32 PM
I took a quick stroll around downtown Napa, not sure what to expect.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake had rocked the area Aug. 24, two weeks before my initial visit, but I had heard the damage wasn't as bad as first reported. When I stopped by the Visit...
| Sep 3, 2014
New York City firefighter Ron Parker was a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001. His book, "Chiefs, Pawns & Warriors" recounts the harrowing task that he and his compatriots tackled.
Parker will be speaking on "Remembering 9/11 – A NYC Firefighter's...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:49 PM
New York cops have a tricky situation on their hands: What to do, or not do, about the relatives and friends of 9/11 victims who have begun scratching messages into the bronze plaques bearing the names of victims at the new 9/11 memorial.
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
"Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked."
The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die.
The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake. It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...