Without set standards, teachers develop own 9/11 lesson plans

Across the country, educational resources abound, and teachers and administrators are approaching 9/11 in the classroom from a variety of academic perspectives.

Studies find no big jump in cancer, deaths from WTC dust

While many scientists consider the results statistically insignificant, firefighter advocates say it is impossible to draw any conclusions just yet.

Ailments in 9/11 workers still puzzle scientists

Those who spent time at ground zero after 9/11 fear their current ailments are a result of particle dust, though the scientific evidence is inconclusive.

Illinois artist creates 9/11 tribute using salvaged World Trade Center beams

The sculpture will be dedicated for the 10th anniversary of the attacks, and is intended to "commemorate the people of that day," according to the artist.

Post-9/11 politics of Rudy Giuliani

Widely known for his performance in office after the 9/11 attacks, the former mayor of New York City reflects on lessons learned and his plans for the future.

Writers are still trying to out-imagine horrors of 9/11

Nonfiction, fiction and classic children's books provide inspiration for writers trying to put the impact of 9/11 on the American psyche into words.

Newspaper cartoonists plan Sept. 11 anniversary tribute

More than 90 cartoonists working with five different syndicates have banded together to dedicate their Sept. 11 strips to those whose lives were lost in the attacks.

Plans for national emergency radio system 'languish' in Congress

Political disagreements have slowed the creation of a national emergency communications plan that would improve coordination and interoperability between public safety agencies.

Finally, World Trade Center rises from ground zero

1 World Trade Center is growing by a floor per week and, while still under construction, is now the tallest building in lower Manhattan.

Retired firefighter recalls famous bullhorn moment at ground zero

Retired firefighter Bob Beckwith remembers the day he became famous, when he and President George W. Bush were photographed together atop a fire truck at ground zero, three days after the 9/11.

Sense of fear lingers in Okla. on 9/11 anniversary

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, residents of Oklahoma City recall the bombing that killed 168 people there in April 1995. People there say both anniversaries serve to remind them that terror can strike anyplace, at any time.

From Army-Navy to Iraq and Afghanistan

Former football players at the U.S. Military and Naval academies say the sport prepared them for the battles they faced overseas after the Sept. 11 attacks.

9/11 Memorial to feature oral histories produced by StoryCorps

Through stories told by friends and family members, the public radio project has already memorialized nearly 600 victims of the 2001 attacks.

Religious groups oppose ban on clergy prayers at ground zero

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office has said they want to focus on and include as many of the Sept. 11 victims' families as possible.

Fastenal to sponsor Carl Edwards for 17 races next year

The Columbia NASCAR driver has a long-time connection with the fastener distribution and supply company. He has won four Nationwide races this season in a car sponsored by Fastenal.

Missouri revenue increase 4.2 percent in first two budget months

Strong sales tax collections in August contributed to a 4.2 percent rise in Missouri's revenues during the first two months of the fiscal year.

UPDATE: Husband of suspect arrested in connection with false report of Subway robbery

Trevor Buckhalter was arrested on suspicion of felony stealing on Wednesday.

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The painful, public journey of the 9/11 families

As the 10th anniversary approaches, people who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks battle with the choice of remaining in the public eye or, as one widow put it, "quitting 9/11."

Sandbags to be removed in some Missouri River communities

Parkville is removing its sandbags in hopes of attracting visitors to the area for the Labor Day weekend.