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  • Somali pirates kill four americans including Seattle couple

    Somali pirates kill four americans including Seattle couple
    A Seattle couple is among the dead in a hijacking off the coast of Somalia.  Phyllis Macay and Bob Riggle of Seattle and their friends, Jean and Scott Adam from California were on board a yacht when they were hijacked by Somali pirates Friday. Q13 FOX...
  • WikiLeaks Document Reveals Four Unknown 9/11 Suspects

    WikiLeaks Document Reveals Four Unknown 9/11 Suspects
    A recently released WikiLeaks document reveals that before 9/11 the U.S. was monitoring four men who are now suspected of helping carry out the attacks on Sep. 11. The leak, published Wednesday by the Daily Telegraph, states that the three boarded a...
  • Man Overpowered Trying To Hijack Alitalia Flight

    Man Overpowered Trying To Hijack Alitalia Flight
    A man with a knife tried to hijack an Alitalia flight from Paris to Rome Sunday night, demanding it be flown to Libya, but was quickly overpowered and arrested when the plane landed, officials and witnesses said. Witnesses said the man put a small...
  • Official: DNA Match Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead

    Official: DNA Match Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead
    WASHINGTON -- A senior administration official tells CNN that a DNA match confirms Osama bin Laden killed.U.S. There are photographs of the body with a gunshot wound to the side of the head that shows an individual who is not unrecognizable as bin Laden,...
  • 9-11 hijackers once roamed South Florida

    9-11 hijackers once roamed South Florida
    Before they committed the 9-11 terrorist attacks that changed America and the world, some of Osama bin Laden's most notorious confederates called South Florida home. They stayed among us in cheap apartments and transient motels, trained at local gyms or...
  • Why it Matters Who Gets Credit For the Osama Bin Laden Killing

    Why it Matters Who Gets Credit For the Osama Bin Laden Killing
    In the days following Osama bin Laden's death, a debate broke out over who deserves more credit: President Obama or George W. Bush. Some on the right couldn't even bring themselves to utter a single complimentary word about Obama's major success, and...
  • 'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville

    'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville
    SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — In the remote, rolling hills near this tiny southwestern Pennsylvania borough, signs of thunderous jolts that shook the town on Sept. 11, 2001, and then rippled across the world, have mostly faded. The 40-foot deep...
  • Tell us your story

    What do you remember about that day? In a couple months, that will be the big question everyone will be asking each other about Sept. 11, 2001. On that day nearly 10 years ago, America changed in the way it trusts public transportation. Three...
  • Airports: Are we any safer?

    Airports: Are we any safer?
    On May 1, 1961, Inez Harlow flew into the history books. The 23-year-old flight attendant had been suspicious of the slim passenger from the moment he boarded the National Airlines Convair CV-440 in Miami. "He had dark glasses on, his collar up,...
  • U.S. aviation security timeline

    Here are some significant events and policies in the history of U.S. aviation security: 1955 A United Airlines plane explodes after takeoff in Denver, killing all 44 aboard. Investigators blame Jack Graham for placing a bomb in his mother's luggage,...
  • United Airlines Inadvertently Revives Doomed 9/11 Flight Numbers

    United Airlines Inadvertently Revives Doomed 9/11 Flight Numbers
    NEW YORK -- United Airlines temporarily revived the flight numbers of two hijacked planes used in the September 11 attacks but said on Wednesday the move was inadvertent and they would not be used. "We are taking immediate steps to remove them and...