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Super Bowl Ad Uses Footage Of 9/11 To Sell Historical Vacation

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports

Watching the Super Bowl for the commercials was an unexpectedly bleak way to spend a Sunday night this year. Colonial Williamsburg, that place...

Two Hours in Time on 9/11 with Phil Penman

Brad Hobbs | Posted 02.01.2016 | New York
Brad Hobbs

Phil Penman is a British photographer who has been living in New York for over 15 years. During his time in NYC Phil has photographed some iconic imag...

How Our Misguided Attempts at Tolerance Make Us Islamophobic

Ria Chakraborty | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Ria Chakraborty

There is no doubt in my mind that we are all trying our best to be accepting of others. As a student at a fairly liberal college campus, I can honestl...

On the Eve of Iowa

William Bradley | Posted 02.01.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Voting is finally about to begin in the Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests. That's exciting. But it may not last.

Blowback: The Potential Lethal Fallout From the Secret CIA-Saudi Deal to Arm the Syrian rebels

Peter Lance | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Peter Lance

If we're to accept George Santayana's dictum that those who forget the past are "condemned to repeat it," the U.S. should be extremely cautious about who we're arming and the deadly long-term effects that could easily blowback to the American homeland.

Why Hillary Is the Right Choice for Iowans, and Bernie Isn't

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Iowa has a choice between one candidate who understands the reality we face in the world today and has the experience to handle it; and the other whose policies suggest he believes in an alternative reality and a record with a distinct lack of real accomplishments.

Old Laws, New Enemy -- The AUMF Debate and The War on Terrorism

Khalil Dewan | Posted 01.18.2016 | Politics
Khalil Dewan

As the U.S. tries to pen down a draft AUMF law to take on the Islamic State group and those it classifies as its affiliates, it's clear that armed groups in Syria and Iraq are observing any alliances made with the U.S.

Isis Crisis: Chaos Beckons Despite Obama's Hopeful State of the Union

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address painted a hopeful vista for that looks to be a busy year of geopolitical action and beyond. ...

Remembering the 9/11 Story Beyond the Zadroga Bill

Dr. Benjamin J. Luft | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Dr. Benjamin J. Luft

As our nation and the world wrestle with how acts of terrorism are insidiously impacting our way of life and grapple with how to shape the contours of...

Donald Trump Actually Channeled Jon Stewart During The GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump scored his biggest hit of Thursday's GOP debate by borrowing rhetoric from former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. (function(){var src_url...

Donald Trump Touted 9/11 But Never Supported The Bill To Help 9/11 Heroes

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

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Donald Trump Just Gave A Great Definition Of 'New York Values'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

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The Arts Help Us Find Comfort, Peace, and Unity

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 12.29.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

As we embrace with joy and hope a new year celebrated world-wide through art, it is important to remember what was sacrificed to get us here.

Al Qaeda Re-emerges As U.S. Focuses On ISIS And Taliban

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

WASHINGTON — Even as the Obama administration scrambles to confront the Islamic State and resurgent Taliban, an old enemy seems to be reappearin...

Why Jon Stewart Fought So Hard For 9/11 Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.25.2015 | Politics

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The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don't Let Them!

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.24.2015 | Politics
Bill Moyers

After three decades of engineering a winner-take-all economy, and buying the political power to consummate their hold on the wealth created by the system they had rigged in their favor, America's plutocrats have been taking the final and irrevocable step of separating themselves permanently from the common course of American life.

The Reason Why Trump Gets Away with Saying Anything He Wants

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The answer is simple: because no one, not even his most loyal "supporters," take him or his candidacy seriously. He's simply entertainment. A show. A modern day Morton Downey Jr., whose pugnacious, hockey-fight persona appeals to the lowest common denominator.

A Christmas and Holiday Tribute to Military Families

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.21.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

The song "I'll be Home for Christmas (if Only in my Dreams)" always brings a tear to my eyes. The song is sung from the point of view of a soldier stationed overseas during WWII, and it initially was rejected by the music industry for being so sad.

Congress Finally Passes A 9/11 Health Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over 14 years after extremists hijacked airplanes to perpetrate the worst terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in history, Congress voted Fri...

Congress Finally Comes Through For Ailing Sept. 11 Heroes

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

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Can it Be Possible to Interrupt the Fear? America, 2015

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Sometimes it's the sanest thing to be scared, to perceive danger or the threat thereof. But so that fear doesn't feed on itself, we need to feel there are ways to feel safer, and I would suggest that include sober paths to solutions. The people who make it all simple and do the cowboy routines with their talk or manners, are trying to simplify things for us--to oversimplify.

Open Letter to Donald Trump

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

Humanitarian considerations aside, many counter-terrorism experts assert that your proposed courses of action could undermine rather than advance U.S. national security interests in part by perpetuating ISIS' narrative that the West is at war against Islam, generally a boon for radicalization.

We're This Close To Getting A Permanent Health Bill For 9/11 Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new bill to aid ailing 9/11 responders was on the cusp of completion Tuesday, with legislators and staff scrambling to tie up the las...

She Was Pregnant When She Became A 9/11 Widow -- Here's Her Life Today

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.15.2015 | OWN

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Muslims Are the Biggest Allies Against Groups Like ISIS

Ahmed Khan | Posted 12.15.2015 | Religion
Ahmed Khan

Muslims are among the first to support and protect this great country. One of the main examples is the Ahmadiyya Musilm Community, the largest worldwide Muslim organization under a single spiritual leadership.