terrorism http://wlrn.org en Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks http://wlrn.org/post/nation-pauses-mark-sept-11-attacks It was just after 8:45 a.m. ET on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first jet struck the World Trade Center in New York City and the worst terrorist attack in the nation's history began. Nearly 3,000 people died.<p>At that time this morning, many Americans paused for a moment of silence. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were among them.<p>The White House, <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/live" target="_blank">which webcast</a> this morning's marking of the solemn anniversary by the president, says he will also visit the Pentagon for a 9:30 a.m. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:26:51 +0000 Mark Memmott 20425 at http://wlrn.org Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks In Orlando, FBI Kills Man Linked To Boston Bombing http://wlrn.org/post/orlando-fbi-kills-man-linked-boston-bombing In Orlando, Fla., early Wednesday "an FBI agent was involved in a deadly shooting connected to the Boston Marathon bombing case," <a href="http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/22/18418012-fbi-agent-kills-man-linked-to-boston-bombing-suspects?lite" target="_blank">NBC News is reporting</a>. A man who was being questioned by the agent is dead. Wed, 22 May 2013 15:55:53 +0000 Mark Memmott 14467 at http://wlrn.org Boston Bombings Meets Definition Of "Act of Terrorism," Expert Says http://wlrn.org/post/boston-bombings-meets-definition-act-terrorism-expert-says <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://trevoraaronson.com/" target="_blank">Trevor Aaronson</a> was running errands when he heard about yesterday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. The news coming across the radio caught his attention, maybe more than the rest of us, and he soon found himself forgetting about his dry cleaning and going to Twitter for clues.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:29:40 +0000 Eric Barton 12534 at http://wlrn.org Boston Bombings Meets Definition Of "Act of Terrorism," Expert Says