National security programs and their reach went through significant changes in the period that followed 9/11.
By Saher Khan, Vignesh Ramachandran
Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. On that day and for weeks after, first responders at the World Trade Center worked to clear rubble and to search for remains. Many were stricken with debilitating illness, including…
In the post-9/11 wars, U.S. corporations contracted by the Defense Department not only handled logistics like running fuel convoys and staffing chow lines but performed mission-crucial work like training and equipping Afghan security forces.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Congressional leaders on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, holding a moment of silence at the U.S. Capitol as they recalled that brief moment when national unity prevailed over political discord.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Warning that the nation was falling into division and extremism, former President George W. Bush appealed for a return to the spirit of cooperation that emerged after the 9/11 attacks 20 years ago.
When the two towers fell and the New York Fire Department rushed in to save victims, Father Mychal Judge, chaplain of the NYFD, entered the burning buildings, too: he prayed in the lobby for victims and first responders. One of…
As the globe marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Taliban formally raised their flag over the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul, officially marking the beginning of their governance in the conflict-torn nation. Several of their key officials…
On the day the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in Manhattan, Lila Nordstrom, then a senior at Stuyvesant High School, was ordered to evacuate. Now a public health advocate and executive director of StuyHealth, which focuses on…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
On the morning of September 11th, photojournalist Jennifer Brown raced down to the waterfront in her town of Jersey City, NJ. Directly across the river from the World Trade Center, Brown photographed the attacks for the former Star-Ledger, now NJ…
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