iOS app Android app

September 11

Obama Administration Significantly Redacted Torture Report

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

The release of a highly anticipated Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's interrogation tactics has been delayed due to "significant redac...

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

Requiem for the American Century

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Seventy-three years ago, Henry Luce, the publisher of Time and Life magazines, called on his countrymen to "create the first great American Century." No one today could claim that this is Time's century, or the American Century, or perhaps anyone else's. Even the greatest empires now seem to have shortened lifespans.

Appeals Court Issues Partial Win To Bin Laden's Personal Assistant

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama bin Laden. Th...

The Worst President Since World War II? Uh, Guess Again

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

Oh, Americans have such short memories -- made only worse by how pathetically poor many choose to be informed.

What We've Lost Since 9/11

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Almost 13 years after the 9/11 attacks, it remains "wartime." For the war on terror, the driver, excuse, and raison d'être for the tattering of the Bill of Rights, there is no end in sight.

NYC Company Exploits 9/11 To Sell Concert Cruise Tickets

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

Add this to the list of shameless attempts to exploit 9/11. A company that sails concert cruises around New York Harbor, including past the World T...

Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden recalled his own experience on Sept. 11, 2001, to express his understanding of terrorism in an interview Wednesday with NBC News' Brian...

Defining America's Exceptionality: The Unveiling of the 9/11 Museum

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

A nation's politicians and foreign policy do not define its people; ordinary citizens reacting extraordinarily define its people. My neighbors, friends and thousands of other people like them make America strong, rich and resilient.

Obama Remembers Victims, Heroes At National 9/11 Memorial Museum

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the ...

Behemoth in a Bathrobe: A Dialogue

Carla Seaquist | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

I am that still, small voice -- inside, at the back -- that says, "I can." And I've pushed my way to the front, because, even a dozen years after 9/11, "the day everything changed," I'm hearing, "I can't." What has happened to us?

What Is Gained From the Death Penalty?

Andrew Rice | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Andrew Rice

When a Navy SEAL killed the man responsible for the murder of my brother, I was satisfied. But I would have been equally content had he been taken out of that compound in Pakistan in handcuffs and spent the rest of his life sitting in a cell.

Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

Former ABC News President Explains His 9/11 Coverage Decisions

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media

To mark the anniversary of the city-wide lockdown in Boston after the bombing at last year's marathon, HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski hosted a discu...

Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Convicted In NYC Terror Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted Wednesday ...

Goverment To Allow Lawyers To Interview Alleged 9/11 Plotter

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government will let lawyers for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law interview alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed at...

Reflecting on George Harrison's Death: A Visit to Ground Zero During Thanksgiving 2001

Elan Barnehama | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York
Elan Barnehama

Since September 11, I have often turned to music to remind me of what is important. I am inspired by new bands that do their part to promote community and compassion over consumption.

The Kennedy Assassination: More Important Than 9/11?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As I watch the footage of the grief-stricken people who lined the streets, I can't help but feel a nostalgia for that horrible time because it seems to me that it represents an America more unified than today.

A Little Boy Meets the Pope: Remembering a Special Moment

Al Eisele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Al Eisele

We still don't know the name or age of the little boy who joined Pope Francis Saturday during a papal address at the Vatican -- and the Pope's graciou...

Government Shuts Down But Dysfunctional Military Commissions Continue

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.02.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

A little government shut-down wasn't going to deter Army Colonel James Pohl. While most federal employees were furloughed, the judge presiding over the 9/11 case at the Guantanamo Bay military commissions on Tuesday insisted the pre-trial hearings continue apace.

Guantanamo Computer Problems Getting Worse

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

(Updates with comments from prosecutor, Mohammed's lawyer) By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Sept 18 ...

Big Problems Could Delay 9/11 Case

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A defendant in the Sept. 11 case at Guantanamo Bay was ejected from the courtroom Monday after arguing with th...

Sarah Palin's Super PAC Sued Over Use Of 9/11 Photo

AP | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A New Jersey-based newspaper publisher is suing Sarah Palin and her political action committee for copyright infringement over the use of ...

The Airport Realization That Changed This Jet-Setting Mom's Ways

Kerry Lyons | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

I admit that business travel as a working mom has its perks -- room service, going to the bathroom alone and no one waking you up in the middle of the night, just to name a few! But, as glam as that all sounds, the reality is far more grim.