Investigators worked overnight to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a bike path near the World Trade Center on Tuesday. Eight people were killed and 11 seriously injured in the attack. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, was detained by police after they shot him in the abdomen.
President Donald Trump denied telling the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson the serviceman "must have known what he signed up for" — a claim made by Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson, who was present for the call.
Massive wildfires continue to sweep through Northern California's wine region, forcing emergency evacuations and destroying more than 2,000 buildings. The fires began Sunday evening, though the initial cause is under investigation.
Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith appeared before a House committee on Tuesday to testify about the data breach that has now impacted Americans. He apologized for the company's mistakes and talked about how its taking steps to prevent the same issue from happening again.
Authorities at the American University in Washington are trying to identify a suspect who put up posters of the Confederate flag around campus on the night of September 26. Photos by an American University student show the posters with the words “Huzzah for Dixie” on them. A branch of a cotton plant can also be seen attached to the posters, which were placed on bulletin boards for the Center for Israeli Studies, American Studies Month and a list of visiting writers to the college MFA program. CCTV footage released by the university showed a “person of interest” in a hard hat and hi-vis vest.
During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 22, 2017, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sept. 24, 2017.
Nearly 3,000 people were killed when four hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania in 2001. Moments of silence, memorial rides and speeches marked the 16th anniversary of the attacks.