Potomac River Scare: Coast Guard 'Shots' During 9/11 Memorial

Washington, D.C., mourning the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks this morning, heard an eerie echo less than an hour later -- reports that a Coast Guard vessel had fired shots at a boat in the Potomac River near the Pentagon. But after half an hour of anxiety, the Coast Guard and local police said the whole thing was a training exercise, and no shots were fired at all. The exercise took place before mourners had left the memorial ceremony at the Pentagon where President Obama spoke, and while...Full Story
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