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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:12 p.m.

U.S. commemorates 9/11 with solemn, personal ceremonies

Americans commemorated 9/11 on Monday with tear-streaked tributes, a presidential warning to terrorists and appeals from victims’ relatives for unity and hope 16 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on …


U.S. Muslim reflects on 9/11 and his lonely fight against extremism

Following 9/11, Abdul Cader has come to personify mainstream America’s idea of the “good Muslim” – the guy Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has in mind when he says American …


On 9/11, a town in Canada offered refuge to 7,000 stranded travelers

Fifteen years ago, on the day the World Trade Center fell, the Pentagon burned and almost 3,000 people died, hundreds of aircraft carrying thousands of frightened passengers were ordered to …


After 15 years, last artifacts of 9/11 have been given away

Behind the barbed wire, the white minivan’s busted windows and crumpled roof hint at its story. But forklifted to this windblown spot on the John F. Kennedy International Airport tarmac, …


Trump, Clinton to visit ground zero

Donald Trump is planning to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks by attending the official commemoration at ground zero, a source tells the Associated Press.


San Antonio mattress store apologizes after its ad for 9/11 sale spoofs towers falling

A San Antonio mattress store says it will donate 30 percent of its sales this weekend to a 9/11 charity after drawing widespread criticism for an advertisement promoting a “Twin …


Wal-Mart: Coke display stacked like twin towers removed

Wal-Mart says a display of Coke cans stacked to look like the World Trade Center has been removed from a Florida store, and was not meant to be disrespectful near …


Congress considers renewing law providing health benefits for Sept. 11 first responders

It took nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks for Congress to guarantee health care for the firefighters, police officers, chaplains and others who fell ill as a result …


Readers share stories of WTC visits before towers fell

Mary Ann Murphy, of Spokane, has been watching older TV series recently, including “Sports Night,” which aired from 1998 to 2000. “Their opening depicted the twin towers,” she says. “It …


Readers Remember: Twin Towers

When you glimpse the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in pre-Sept. 11 movies or television shows, it still shocks. Visitors from all over the world, including the Inland …


Please share your memories of twin towers

Did you ever vacation or live in New York City and pose for a photo in front of – or in – the twin towers? Or did you ever visit …


Thanks to all who helped stop monster bin Laden

There are those who say it’s always wrong to revel in another’s misfortune. There are those who say the old “eye-for-an-eye” philosophy has no place in a civilized society.


Clark: Thanks to all who helped stop monster bin Laden

There are those who say it’s always wrong to revel in another’s misfortune. There are those who say the old “eye-for-an-eye” philosophy has no place in a civilized society. There …


Twin Tower beams on view

People teared up and laid hands on two rusted, twisted beams draped with an American flag Friday in Coeur d’Alene. The two 5,000-pound beams, taken from the wreckage of the …