9/11 Anniversary; Swedish Terror Arrests; Cliff Robertson Passes Away
Commemorations of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks are being held around the country to remember those lost a decade ago. At the site of the World Trade Center memorial--which opens to the general public tomorrow--President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush will speak, as well as other officials who will give short readings. You can watch a live stream here. [NYC.gov]
4 people suspected of plotting a terrorist attack were arrested in Sweden today. Details of the plan are scarce as of now, but a crowded art gallery was evacuated at about the same time the arrests were made. The men lived in Gothenburg, and police say they acted on "probably cause." [CNN]
Cliff Robertson, the actor who played JFK in P.T. 109, died yesterday at the age of 88. Robertson won an Oscar for his role in Charly where he played a mentally ill janitor who temporarily becomes a genius through a scientific experiment. Most recently, he was known for his work as Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man movies. [Washington Post]
The USPS is set to release a Barbara Jordan commemorative stamp. Jordan was the second African-American woman to serve in Congress and her stamp is part of the Black Heritage Series. [Politico]
It's expected to be partly cloudy today with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. [TWC]
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