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The impeachment trial has brought front and center the terrorism that struck the nation's capital. And, many are calling for revamping the nation's laws that would allow authorities to target - what they deemed - domestic terrorist groups. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Diane Randall,the General Secretary for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, about this push toward stricter scrutinty of such organizations. (Part 2)

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Northern Virginia will mark the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at multiple ceremonies.

Arlington County, where the Pentagon was struck and 184 people died, will hold ceremonies Monday morning on its plaza at the county courthouse.

The ceremony will include a moment of silence at 9:37 a.m., when the plane struck the Pentagon.

In Alexandria, a 10 a.m. ceremony will be held in the city's Market Square in Old Town. The tribute will include a bell-ringing ceremony.

The public is welcome at both ceremonies.

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GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lawsuit is challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban.

The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Maryland by the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Maryland, and National Immigration Law Center.

The groups argue that the executive order violates federal laws and the Constitution, saying it was "substantially motivated" by an intent to discriminate against Muslims. Plaintiffs include U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents from countries named by the ban.

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GREENVILLE, Del. (AP) - A Delaware man wounded in an attack at a New Year's Eve celebration in Istanbul says he survived the attack by playing dead.

William Jacob Raak told NBC News he survived the attack by playing dead and staying silent and motionless, even after being shot.

WCAU-TVĀ  reports that Raak's brother says the 35-year-old, a small business owner from Greenville, Delaware, called around 7:30 p.m. ET on New Year's Eve to say he'd been shot in the leg. Michael Raak says his brother was visiting friends in Istanbul.