Japan Jam, 1979
Enoshima, Japan, August, 1979: Guitarist Roger Fisher of Heart stands atop a huge bank of speakers as he plays for a crowd of 60,000 people — including about 1,000 American service members — during the group’s encore in the Japan Jam at Enoshima Beach.
Ceremony honors first responders lost in years since 9/11
The foundation holds an annual 5K run and walk that retraces Stephen Siller's footsteps. The event, which raises money for wounded veterans and families of fallen first responders, was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Death and suffering in Iraq a painful legacy of 9/11 attacks
After decades of conflict, Iraq today has a relatively stable government, and the car bombings, suicide attacks and death squads have subsided. But the economy is in tatters, its infrastructure is crumbling and corruption is rampant. The government, with its fractious politics, is unable to control the dozens of powerful Iran-backed militias that wield enormous control.
FBI releases newly declassified record on Sept. 11 attacks
The 16-page document is a summary of an FBI interview done in 2015 with a man who had frequent contact with Saudi nationals in the U.S. who supported the first hijackers to arrive in the country before the attacks.
US flag, sewn at POW camp, settles at Smithsonian
An American flag, assembled secretively and at risk in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, was fashioned out of pieces of red blanket, white bedsheets and blue denim dungarees. It is on its way to the Smithsonian.
Fallen Marine returns home as US marks 20 years after 9/11
Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, was among the U.S. service members and Afghans killed in the Aug. 26 bombing near the Kabul airport.
After 9/11, a rush of national unity. Then quickly, more and new divisions
On Monday, members of Congress are set to gather for a ceremony marking the 9/11 terrorist attacks, similar to the gathering on the night of the attacks, when members of Congress, many holding small American flags, stood on the Capitol steps and spontaneously sang "God Bless America." But so much has changed.
Goodbye for now Elvis, 1960
Germany, March 1960: Among those turning out to bid farewell to Sgt. Elvis Presley as he left for the U.S. upon completion of his overseas tour of duty was 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu, the stepdaughter of an Air Force officer stationed at Wiesbaden. Seven years later, she and Presley would be married in Las Vegas.
Biden finds closing book on 9/11 era fraught with perils
The wake-up call that was the 9/11 terrorist attacks, would reshape the world in multiple ways, and few politicians would play a more central role — or for as long — as Biden, who has been inextricably bound to every stage of the wars over the past two decades.
Pentagon leaders remember 9/11 victims in first ceremony held after ending of Afghanistan war
The Pentagon’s 9/11 observance ceremony on Saturday morning began with reading the names of the 184 victims of the attack on the building, the clang of a ship bell punctuating each one.