9 11 Attacks
Friday, May 01, 2015
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
Twelve years after the September 11th attacks, the loved ones of 9/11 victims are still getting calls from the New York City Medical Examiner's Office about identified remains.
Sandra Grazioso from Clifton, N.J., said her family got one of those calls last week. Two more body parts belonging to one of her sons had been identified.
“An upper arm and shoulder and a tooth,” Grazioso said. “A molar.”
Monday, April 29, 2013
Authorities now say a 5-foot airplane part that's believed to be from one of the jets that struck the World Trade Center is from a wing.
Friday, September 10, 2010
(Washington, DC - David Schultz, WAMU News) This week on WAMU, we aired a story about the closure of Reagan National Airport after the 9/11 attacks.
Some background: all U.S. airports shut down the day of the attacks. All but one reopened a few days later. That one was Washington D.C.'s Reagan National, which stayed closed for three more weeks.
In the terrifying days and weeks following 9/11, it didn't require much of a leap to imagine Reagan National - located just a few miles from the Capitol and the White House - being used as a launching pad for terrorism. So the Bush Administration, acting at the behest of the Secret Service, shut it down indefinitely.
For the details on what happened next,