The Latest: Mass held on 25th anniversary of WTC bombing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Survivors, families, investigators and prosecutor...

Taiwan's Future Tech Exhibition features real time computer-animated performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Science and Technology organized an Expo which features a real time computer-animated dance performance, performed by a dancer wearing costumes fitted with elec...

Three marathons and a triathlon to take place in Taiwan’s island county of Penghu from Sep to Nov

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Three marathons and a triathlon will take place on Taiwan’s offshore island county of Penghu from September to November, 2017.   Runners would like the cool an...

AP FACT CHECK: Fire, not demolition, brought down WTC towers

NEW YORK (AP) — The twin towers and another skyscraper at the World Trade Center were destroyed in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, because fires that started from planes crashing into the buildings wea...

Escalator steps buckle at WTC transportation hub, 2 hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — An escalator malfunctioned at New York's World Trade Center Transportation Hub and officials say two men sustained minor injuries. Port Authority spokesman Steve Cole...

Observatory at One World Trade Center opens to public

NEW YORK (AP) -- There's a new bird's eye view of New York City.The One World Trade Center observatory is officially opening to the public on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.Visitors will get a ...

Site for Greek church near WTC gets blessing

NEW YORK (AP) -- Greek Orthodox Church officials have gathered in lower Manhattan for a blessing of the site where a church that was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks will be rebuilt.The ceremo...

WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and an adjacent transit cent...

Appeals court allows Sept. 11 steel cross display

NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.The 2nd Circuit ...

Incidents force security changes at NY's WTC

NEW YORK (AP) -- Recent incidents of illegal access to the World Trade Center tower have led to a security shake-up.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Wednesday that a company tha...

Plan for unidentified 9/11 remains draws protest

NEW YORK (AP) -- Some family members of Sept. 11 victims say they will protest when the unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center are returned to the site.The family members said ...

Plan for unidentified 9/11 remains draws protest

NEW YORK (AP) -- A group of Sept. 11 family members vowed Thursday to protest when the unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center are moved to a repository at the site this weekend...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:THAILAND-POLITICSBANGKOK -- Thailand's prime minister faces a legal showdown as the country's highest court is expected to rule against her in a case that could toss her out of office and plunge ...

Parachutists: We spent 4 hours atop trade center

NEW YORK (AP) -- Three skydivers spent about four hours atop the World Trade Center's signature skyscraper before parachuting off it, they said Tuesday in detailing a stunt that raised questions about...

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1445

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.HIGHLIGHTING:Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 1445 GMT:-- CLIMATE REPORT (sent;...