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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Controller tells of 'adrenaline panic' after Aurora FAA center lost link

    Controller tells of 'adrenaline panic' after Aurora FAA center lost link
    In the moments after an Aurora air traffic control facility was sabotaged, controllers were forced to use land lines and cellphones to establish communications with other Federal Aviation Administration facilities and monitor flights. When Brian Howard,...
  • No indication of arson found at Flight 93 memorial

    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...
  • Appeals Court to consider free speech implications of FBI, NSA surveillance

    Long before Edward Snowden blew the lid off the government's widespread Internet snooping, an unknown Bay Area telecommunications company was striking back at an equally secretive but far more common tool in the FBI's shadowy world of surveillance....
  • Stop playing the Ebola blame game

    To the editor: As a registered nurse and a retired nurse administer, I was concerned about the perception that the failure to identify Ebola symptoms during the patient's initial hospital visit focused on the nurse. Research has shown that most serious...
  • Hobbled VA caregiver program dims chance of expansion

    For older generations of spouses, mothers and other family caregivers of severely disabled veterans, the startling feature of the Family Caregiver Program that Congress enacted in 2010 was its exclusivity. The unprecedented package of caregiver benefits...
  • Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking.

    Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking.
    As the United States charges once more into war, little debate has centered on the actual utility of war. Instead, policymakers and pundits have focused their comments on combating the latest danger to our nation and its interests as posed by Islamic...
  • Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims

    Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims
    A major fire destroyed three buildings on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked airliner, but no one was reported injured. The National Park Service ...
  • FAA Chief: No quick solutions after radar facility fire

    FAA Chief: No quick solutions after radar facility fire
    The leader of the nation's civilian aviation system offered no quick solutions Friday to averting the kind of air-travel chaos that has occurred after an insider attack against an air-traffic control facility in Aurora late last month. FAA Administrator...
  • Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.

    Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.
    Federal officials announced Tuesday that a passenger who flew from Liberia to Dallas last month had become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. On Wednesday came word that health officials are monitoring several more people for signs of...
  • Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire

    Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire
    The flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was destroyed in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania, authorities said Saturday. In addition to the American flag, also lost in the fire were personal items of the passengers...
  • Flag that flew over Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in Flight 93 memorial fire

    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...