Logan Airport 9/11 Fire Drill Sharply Criticized

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9c197d9462.jpgKalim Saliba/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- Timing is everything and the timing of Boston's Logan International Airport couldn't have been worse. In a move that Gov. Deval Patrick called "just dumb," the airport decided to hold a fire drill Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The two hijacked planes that were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 took off from Logan.

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Officials: Dozens in US Under Surveillance as Potential Terror Threats

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9b98d15257.jpgFBI (WASHINGTON) -- Twelve years after al Qaeda slaughtered nearly 3,000 Americans on U.S. soil, the FBI has under watch as many as 100 people inside the homeland suspected of being linked to or inspired by the terror group. Law enforcement officials had anticipated -- even before April's Boston Marathon bombings -- that this approximate number of terror cases wouldn't change in the years ahead, even with arrests made, because of new cases expected to surface.

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Nation to Commemorate 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_b04a1e9a8e.jpgJohn Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks against the United States. It was on this day in 2001 that al Qaeda hijackers flew planes into the World Trade Center towers in lower Manhattan as well as the Pentagon building in Washington D.C.  A fourth plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pa., after passengers and crew rushed the cockpit.

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Swimmer Diana Nyad Tries to Sink Allegations of Cheating

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_374bc5097a.jpgADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Swimmer Diana Nyad jumped into a different kind of shark tank on Tuesday, when she confronted critics of her swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys. The online Marathon Swimmers Forum and others charged that the 53-hour length of the swim was suspect, suggesting that the 64-year-old athlete might have held onto or actually got into one of the boats accompanying her on the record-setting journey.

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Wash. Couple Could Face Decades in Prison for Adopted Daughter's Death

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_7d6d693662.jpgRemembrance of Hana Williams/Facebook (SEATTLE) -- A Washington couple could face decades in prison following their conviction in the death of a teenage girl they adopted from Ethiopia. Larry Williams, of Sedro-Woolley, was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter on Monday in the death of his adopted daughter, Hana Williams, who died of malnutrition and hypothermia. Hana's adoptive mother, Carri Williams, was found guilty of homicide by abuse as well as manslaughter.

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