New York (CNN) - The mother of a New York City firefighter who died in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks says President Barack Obama should speak out in the long-running dispute over the placement of human remains at the 9/11 memorial museum.
Obama, along with First Lady Michelle Obama, toured the museum Thursday morning before speaking at a dedication ceremony. The museum, which opens to the public next week, will house unidentified remains from the terror attacks, which has left some victims' families outraged.
Washington (CNN) – Ari Fleischer knows exactly where he was the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
The press secretary of former President George W. Bush gave the rest of us a glimpse on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting a page of his handwritten notes detailing the minutes of that morning.
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(CNN) - Opponents of government spying programs should talk to families who lost loved ones in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a Republican governors forum Thursday.
Asked about the influence of libertarian-minded leaders in the GOP - including Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky - Christie said that when it comes to national security, those who oppose National Security Agency programs that monitor Americans' electronic activity were just wrong.
(CNN) - On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney shook hands with first responders in Chicago, and at the National Guard Association Convention he criticized Pentagon budget cuts which would come with the so-called "fiscal cliff." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - On the anniversary of 9/11 Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan came to Wisconsin to meet with first responders and troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The seven-term congressman returned to his home state Tuesday after a five-day West Coast campaign swing. Shortly after he landed in Milwaukee Ryan met with members of the 128th Air Refueling Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, many whom have served a number of tours in the Middle East since the Sept. 11 attacks occurred 11 years ago.
New York (CNN) - The mudslinging on the campaign trail will stop and at the Capitol, Democrats will stand with fellow Republicans in a moment of rare bipartisanship. Two acts that signal the solemnity of September 11.
Eleven years after the horrific terrorist attacks, Americans will again pause Tuesday to remember with words and tears.FULL STORY
Chicago (CNN) – Mitt Romney marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks Tuesday by greeting firefighters and first responders gathered on an airport tarmac in Chicago.
It was an impromptu stop for the presidential candidate, who thanked the emergency personnel stationed at the airport and observed the anniversary on the tarmac.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House. They then attend the September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon, and the president later visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden attends the Flight 93 National Memorial Commemorative Service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
(CNN) - A book company said Wednesday that it will release on September 11 a firsthand account of the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Christine Ball, director of marketing and publicity for Dutton, a subsidiary of Penguin Group USA, said the book was written by a Navy SEAL under a pen name.FULL STORY