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Financial Firm Cantor Fitzgerald Settling 9/11 Suit With American Airlines

New York-based financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald says it has nearly completed a deal with American Airlines and insurance carriers to settle a lawsuit it brought after the Sept. 11 attacks killed 658 of its 1,000 employees.

12/13/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Congressman Propose Benefits For Fort Hood Shooting Victims

Three Texas Congressmen have proposed legislation in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that would give Fort Hood shooting victims the same benefits as soldiers who have been the victim of terrorist attacks.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (credit: FBI)

Backlash After Magazine Features Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

The magazine Rolling Stone has triggered a firestorm with its new cover featuring Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

07/17/2013

SMU Professor Diana Grumbles was one of more than 900 Texans to participate in the Boston Marathon.  (credit: SMU)

North Texans Finished Boston Marathon Minutes Before Blasts

The first Boston Marathon for North Texan Paul Hudson turned out to be a life-changing experience. Hudson crossed the finish line at 4 hours, 8 minutes and was less than 200 yards away from where the first bomb went off.

CBS 11–04/15/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.

09/20/2012