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Today is Wednesday, and it may seem a day just like any other: But April 19 is an especially deadly date in U.S. history.
House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate Leader Phil Berger called the attacks on two Moore County substations a wakeup call. After 9/11, Moore said, there was talk of hardening facilities against similar threats. What happened in Moore County should re-open a conversation.
Duke Energy is testing substation equipment that was damaged from the weekend's vandalism. Power is gradually coming back to customers and crews hope to fully restore power before midnight.
The student accused of waging a deadly attack last year in a Michigan high school, killing four students and injuring seven other people, is expected to plead guilty Monday to a number of felony charges, including murder and terrorism, the prosecutor in the case said Friday.
Stephanie Saul, New York Times
President Joe Biden announced Monday that Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Kabul.
The leader of the violent Islamic State group was killed Thursday, blowing himself up along with members of his family during an overnight raid carried out by U.S. special operations forces in northwestern Syria, President Joe Biden said.
Theodore John Kaczynski, 79, known as the "Unabomber" for his series of package bombs and anti-technology manifesto published in the Washington Post, was transferred to the federal prison hospital in Butner this week.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, pretrial hearings in the nine-year-long case against five men accused of plotting and executing the attacks continued in a heavily guarded military courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
By Ellie Kaufman, CNN
Much has changed in the past twenty years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks for Muslims in the Triangle.
David Crabtree, WRAL anchor/reporter
WRAL sent news crews to Sept. 11, 2001 after the terrorist attacks. Many of the staff members still work at WRAL to this day. Hear their story.
Journalists say that 9/11 not only changed the country, it changed them. "It changed me, and gave me a perspective on what's really important in life," said Ed Wilson, WRAL photographer.
Amanda Lamb, WRAL reporter
20 years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. On the day of the attacks, WRAL News provided the Triangle with continuous coverage and local updates throughout the day.
A soldier killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan served in Fort Bragg's 1st Special Forces Command, according to a statement on the command's Twitter shortly after 6 p.m. Friday.
As President Joe Biden defended his administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan, he suggested that al-Qaida was no longer a threat there. PolitiFact checks his claim.
Amy Sherman, PolitiFact reporter
It was shortly after federal agents confronted him in May outside a boutique hotel in Lubbock, Texas, seizing his cellphone with a warrant, that Stewart Rhodes, leader of the Oath Keepers militia, made a bold decision: Even though he had just gotten undeniable proof that he was under investigation, he agreed to be questioned about his -- and his militia's -- role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Alan Feuer, New York Times
On April 19, 1995, a truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people.
Police say the man walked into a Red Roof Inn on South Saunders Street with a chainsaw.
There were no signs of disturbance Thursday at the heavily secured building, with Capitol Police and Guardsmen on duty and the streets and grounds around the building closed off with an imposing razor-wire-topped fence erected after the Jan. 6 riot. There was also no evidence of a large group heading to Washington despite the warning.
A Marion man was arrested and held under a $2 million bond for using social media to make threats against a Brunswick County judge, according to officials.
A man who opened fire in central Vienna on Monday night while armed with an automatic rifle, a pistol and a machete and wearing a fake explosive device was a 20-year-old Austrian citizen who had sought to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group, Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said in a news briefing Tuesday.
Durham Fire Chief Bob Zoldos was one of the first responders to the Pentagon on 9/11. He was working for the Fairfax County (Va.) fire and rescue department at the time as a lieutenant.
Leslie Moreno, WRAL multimedia journalist
A North Carolina man was one of two arrested in Minnesota on federal terrorism charges.
A Louisiana man is in police custody after allegedly driving a vehicle into a Target store in Hammond, Louisiana.
By Mallika Kallingal, CNN
An Oklahoma woman accused of purposely coughing and sneezing on a police officer is charged with a terroristic hoax.