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Firefighters union leads somber 9/11 commemoration

Hundreds of union members lost their lives doing their job on that horrific day 12 years ago; the labor movement continues to honor all 9/11 victims and work like hell for those who survived.

 

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Sept. 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On street corners and doorsteps in neighborhoods around Manhattan burning candles stand as small monuments to hope and peace. Tens of thousands have participated in candlelight vigils. It's a city coming to terms with one of the most horrific events in U.S. history.

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Hunt for bomber locks down Boston area

On Friday, with one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings dead, his brother was on the run and being pursued by hundreds of law enforcement officials in a manhunt that shut down Boston and several neighboring towns.

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FBI seeking help after deadly Boston blasts

Federal and local investigative agencies continued to search for clues to explain the deadly Boston Marathon bombings yesterday, and people were encouraged to send in photos and videos.

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Fire Fighters commemorate 9/11 with N.Y.-to-D.C. memorial ride

The New York locals of the Fire Fighters, who lost 343 members and their priest on 9/11 2001, will commemorate their fallen colleagues with a 343-mile memorial bicycle ride.

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Sept. 11, 2001 archives: New York City, one month later

NEW YORK - One month can sometimes feel like a lifetime. For many, each day is marked by the struggle to recover. It's another step towards an uncertain future. Sept. 11 has forever changed the city.

Prosecution set back in Posada trial

Federal custody of evidence in the Luis Posada Carriles case has been a serious ongoing problem. Prosectors link him to several 1997 terrorist bombings in Cuba.

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Islam hearings assailed as "un-American"

A war of words escalated between King and those who accuse him of starting a McCarthy-style witch hunt against American Muslims.

Spokane NAACP leader hails arrest of bomb suspect

The FBI later announced that it was a highly sophisticated bomb, rigged to be remotely detonated, and designed to inflict maximum casualties.

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Why so little reporting on Spokane bomb threat?

There is a well-documented history of the corporate media playing down domestic terrorism threats “that don’t involve Arab or Muslim” alleged conspirators.

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