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Controversial 9/11 film soars to #1 on PBS, breaks local records

A daring new documentary that uses scientific analysis to challenge the official 9/11 story became the most popular film on PBS during the week of the 9/11 anniversary, which followed its record-breaking broadcast on Colorado Public Television (CPT12).


Arrests made in deadly embassy attack in Libya

Wanis el-Sharef, eastern Libya's deputy interior minister, said Thursday the attacks were suspected to have been timed to mark the 9/11 anniversary and that the militants used protesting civilians as cover. He said an unspecified number of militants suspected of taking part in the attack have been arrested and that others were being closely monitored by police to see whether they are linked to a group.


Americans mark 11th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Twin Towers

Memorial ceremonies marking the anniversary of the September 11 attacks began Tuesday under clear blue skies that recalled the crisp morning 11 years ago when nearly 3,000 people were killed by airliners hijacked by Islamist militants.


Swedish Police Arrest Four Terror Suspects

Swedish police arrested four people on suspicion of preparing a terror attack and evacuated an arts center in Sweden's second largest city on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, officials said Sunday.


Despite 10 years of war, many Afghans have never heard of 9/11

Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, a FRANCE 24 correspondent in Helmand province found that many Afghans had never heard of them – and have no idea why American troops are there.


9/11 is marked worldwide with reflection, prayers

9/11 is marked worldwide with reflection, prayers

A mother in Malaysia greeted her dead son. People in Manila left roses for the victim who helped give them homes. And mourners in Tokyo stood before a piece of steel from ground zero, remembering the 23 bank employees who never made it out alive.


Hackers Send Fake Terror Alerts From NBC's Twitter

A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11.


Obama, others recall 9/11

Obama, others recall 9/11

Sept. 11 changed all of us, including our national leaders who were either in charge on that day, or are responsible for our safety today. "The Early Show" spoke to a number of them, to find out where they were during the terrorist attacks ten years ago. "I was driving down Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. I was a state senator at the time as well as teaching law and practicing law. I was going to a senate hearing," President Barack Obama remembered.


A decade on, rise of BRICs shaped by September 11

As his global teleconference broke up in disarray on September 11, 2001, a top economist at a U.S. investment bank began to ponder what the attacks on the United States might tell him about the future shape of the world.


Should you worry about traveling on 9/11?

Should you worry about traveling on 9/11?

On Thursday, U.S. government officials warned of a credible but unconfirmed threat of terrorist activity tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. That may have some travelers wondering, should I take extra precautions? The consensus: No need to stay home, but on this day especially, be alert.


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