In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Attorney General Eric Holder discusses the decision to prosecute the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees in civilian federal court in New York, calling the stakes "enormous."…
In other news, a suicide bombing in Pakistan killed 35 people, and Secretary of State Clinton was criticized by Arab states for her talks with Israel.
President Obama began his day Friday with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House at 8:46 am, eight years to the minute after the first hijacked plane hit the World Trade Center on September 11,…
Seven years after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, commemoration ceremonies took place across the country to mark the anniversary. Kwame Holman reports on the observances in Washington, D.C., New York City and Shanksville, Pa.
Military commission trials for the six Guantanamo Bay detainees charged for their involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks will be held in specially designed courtrooms known as Camp Justice. Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas Hartmann outlines the legal processes for…
Speeches, vigils, and other events across the country marked the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. Americans touched by the disaster remembered the 3,000 lives lost that day.
The Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest medal, was awarded Monday in London to Richard Rogers. The NewsHour shares highlights of an interview with the winning architect.
An overpass near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge collapsed last month after a gasoline truck crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. For an engineering professor, the incident has turned into a lesson for building safer structures.
Suspected terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed confessed to masterminding the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and having a hand in other plots, such as the beheading of reporter Daniel Pearl. Analysts discuss Mohammed's confession.
Philip Landrigan, chairman of the Community and Preventive Medicine Department at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, discusses the department's recent report on the health of 9/11 first responders.
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