The last US prisoner of war held in Afghanistan has been handed over to the US Special Operations in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees.
Whistle-blowers have become the ultimate patriots in the age after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, writes Gary Younge.
Lower Manhattan has blossomed from tragedy into tourist magnet in the years since the September 11, 2001 attacks. But there also have been downsides.
Five men detained in connection with the September 11 attacks will appear at a military court, where lawyers aim to address claims they were tortured.
Sikhs in Wisconsin in the US have been routinely abused and taunted before the temple shooting. Chris McGreal reports.
The new skyscraper at Ground Zero has now reached a significant 6m above the Empire State building.
New documents show that Osama bin Laden was not the "puppet master" of jihadi groups around the world and complained of what he called "incompetence".
Republicans are strategising to win more votes from the demographically critical US Hispanic group, without alienating the party's conservative base.
An "al-Qaeda sympathiser" has been arrested in New York for allegedly planning bomb attacks targeting soldiers, police cars and post offices.
American-owned English club Liverpool has said it is investigating striker Nathan Eccleston for tweets he posted about the September 11 attacks.
In the long run, the 15 September 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers is likely to be seen as more significant than the fall of the Twin Towers.
The terror attacks have led to an explosion of military contracting firms raking in billions.
America's response to the 9/11 attacks was -- and remains -- wrong in almost every respect.
For the past decade "9/11 Truthers" have claimed the tragedy was part of a bigger conspiracy. Does the evidence stack up?
The day began exactly as it did on that fateful date 10 years ago: under a crystal-clear sky that heightened the colours of the city.
A jittery US has come together in grief during the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which killed almost 3 000 people and plunged it into war.
Americans on Sunday remembered the horror of September 11 2001, and the nearly 3 000 people who died in the hijacked plane attacks.
Ten years on from the day the 9/11 attacks changed so much for so many people, the world's leaders and millions of citizens are pausing to reflect.
Alex Clarke, who chairs the September 11 UK Families Support Group, recalls the day her daughter Suria died.