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  • Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

    January 14, 2017 12:02 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a federal jail in Brooklyn following the Sept. 11 attacks. Abbasi tells The Associated Press in a telephone interview from his home in Karachi, Pakistan, that he doesn't "think... more »
  • Victims' families oppose senators' bid to alter Sept. 11 law

    November 30, 2016 8:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers. In a statement Wednesday, they say the adjustment would "effectively gut" the Justice Against Sponsors of... more »
  • Sept. 11 families seek answers in secret pages

    May 4, 2016 9:47 AM

    NEW YORK - Fifteen years after 9/11, some victims' families feel they still haven't been told the whole truth about who was responsible. They want to know what's in 28 classified pages that describe investigative leads about "specific sources of foreign support" for the terrorists. Lawmakers who have read... more »
  • EBR investigator helped ID victims after 9/11 attacks Play Video

    September 11, 2015 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One East Baton Rouge Parish investigator remembers his assisting in identifying the bodies from the Sept. 11 attacks. Chuck Smith is a commander for the southern region of a federal program that handles disasters known as DMORT, or Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Team. Smith spent close... more »

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