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  • Students Reflect on 9-11 Twelve Years Later

    September 11, 2013 7:18 PM

    The painful memories of 9-11 are still fresh in the minds of many Americans, but some of the youngest in our country are just learning about the terrorist attacks more than a decade ago. For some Acadiana students, 9-11 is just a history lesson. This year's high school seniors... more »
  • Terror Threat in NY and DC: Security

    September 9, 2011 9:36 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a stronger police presence in the nation's capital and in New York City leading up to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. That's because of the threat of a new attack that authorities are calling credible but unconfirmed. Homeland Security officials say they're investigating... more »
  • In NYC, a Police Force Just for Ground Zero

    August 7, 2011 2:45 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Twelve blocks north of ground zero, a stable that once held police horses has become a staging area for a World Trade Center site security force. The New York Police Department relocated the horses to house more than 200 police officers who are in charge of... more »
  • Bin Laden Took a Path of Fanaticism and Terror

    May 2, 2011 1:52 AM

    UNDATED (AP) - Osama bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1954, one of his father's 54 children. His path to militant Islam began as a teenager in the 1970s when he got caught up in the fundamentalist movement then sweeping Saudi Arabia. In the 1980s, Bin Laden joined... more »
  • BREAKING NEWS: Source: Al-Qaida Head Bin Laden Dead

    May 1, 2011 11:10 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks against the United States, is dead, and the U.S. is in possession of his body, a person familiar with the situation said late Sunday. President Barack Obama was expected to address the nation on the developments Sunday... more »
  • 247 People on Terror Watch List Buy Guns in 2010

    April 28, 2011 8:52 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says nearly 250 people suspected of ties to terrorism bought firearms in 2010. The purchases were permitted under federal law. The 247 people who were allowed to buy weapons did so after going through required background checks. About the same number of people suspected of... more »
  • Terror plot thwarted as US-bound explosives seized

    October 29, 2010 10:06 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign. President Barack Obama... more »
  • FBI Learned of Subway Terror Suspect in January

    October 28, 2010 11:16 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI learned last January that a Pakistani-born man arrested in the DC subway-bomb sting was trying to make contact with terrorist groups to help him participate in jihad against U.S. forces overseas. FBI agent Charles A. Davoub said in an affidavit unsealed Thursday that Farooque Ahmed,... more »

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