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September 11

Donald Trump Actually Channeled Jon Stewart During The GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

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Trump Leverages Fear in Americans, Wrong Candidate for Our Nation's Future

Amit Jani | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Amit Jani

As you walk through the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston, steam rises up through the metal floor grates and fills each of the six glass towers...

Democrats Accuse Mitch McConnell Of Holding Up Funding For 9/11 First Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) insists he will pass a new 9/11 health and compensation bill, but multiple sources told ...

Trump's 9/11 Lies Will Bring Him Down

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

To be sure, there are lots of reasons to utterly despise Trump. The litany of unconscionable racist, sexist, homophobic and xenophobic comments, as well as his buffoonish behavior, is more than enough. But now he's trampled on sacred ground.

Clinton Campaign Defends 9/11 Remark By Pointing To 9/11

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton incited a broad backlash during the most recent Democratic presidential debate by suggesting that her popularity among Wall Street do...

Jeb Bush Doesn't Know Why People Won't Say 'Radical Islam.' He Should Ask His Brother.

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

Since the attacks in Paris last week, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) -- and other GOP presidential candidates -- have made a point to use the term ...

5 Truths About Counterterrorism Presidential Candidates Should Keep in Mind

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Before jumping on the "tough on terrorism" bandwagon, candidates should reflect on the lessons learned in the 14 years since the 9/11 terror attacks, and consider what actually works to counter this global problem - and what doesn't.

Four Score and Seven Years Ago... at Disney World

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Make no bones about it, so far this has been a bizarre American century. To get a full frontal sense of what that means, however, let's return to late September 2001.

Confusing Commission Rules Continue to Hamper 9/11 Case

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.28.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

The hearing ensued in confusion, as the attorneys and judge argued over what the law is, who's required to explain it to the defendant and how bin Attash can inform the judge why he wants a new lawyer. Underlying the entire discussion was a sense that no one in the room knows all the relevant facts.

Someone Out There Thinks 'Back To The Future' Predicted 9/11

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

There are a lot of fan theories out there, but this one deserves a giant eye roll.  A YouTuber by the name of BarelyHuman11&n...

Gay Activist: 9/11 Felt Like The AIDS Epidemic Unfolding In 24 Hours

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It's hard to fathom the devastation the queer community faced during the 1980s AIDS epidemic unless you witnessed it firsthan...

Russia Responds To U.S. Criticism By Recalling Post-9/11 Support

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.06.2015 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Russia strongly rebuffed U.S. criticism of its air strikes in Syria on Tuesday, reminding Washington how it had supported t...

Jeb Bush: My Brother Kept Us Safe ... After 9/11

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush won a big round of applause at last week's Republican presidential debate when he defended his brother's legacy ...

How the National Security State Becomes Us

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Microscopic act by microscopic act, whoever we are, whatever we think we think, we can't help but absorb the limits, the directives, the intentions that our ascendant national security state wants to impose on us.

Bank That Lost Dozens Of Employees On 9/11 Has Sent 54 Of Their Kids To College

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.17.2015 | Good News

An investment bank is helping the families of its employees who were killed on Sept. 11 build a bright future. Sandler O’Neill & Partners, ...

Jon Stewart Warns 9/11 Heroes Of 'Toxic Bulls**t' From Congress

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

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Can We Keep the Empathy State of Mind Alive?

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact
Alyssa Piperis

The 14th anniversary of 9/11 has come and gone. My social media newsfeeds are filled with less outward sensitivity and commemoration today than they w...

Budweiser Honors 9/11 Victims With This Touching Ad | Posted 09.11.2015 | Good News

As you can see in the following video, the ad was recreated on the 10th anniversary in 2011 to include the newly-constructed Freedom Tower, but again, only to acknowledge that awful day and pay tribute to the heroes who were affected.

Remembering The Bravery Of The 9/11 Rescue Dogs

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.11.2015 | Green

It's been 14 years since the day the hijacked planes hit the twin towers. As the anniversary of 9/11 approached, people turned their thoughts to the ...

Never Forget

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Barbi Appelquist

I've traveled to/from New York City's three major airports a countless number of times since my first flight to New York when I started Barnard College this time of year 21 years ago. But flying from LaGuardia Airport today on September 11 to the Toronto International Film Festival has been a surreal experience.

How You Can Still Help 9/11 Victims, Family Members

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact

Friday marks 14 years since nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and a handful of groups have endured in honoring victims'...

He Drove 700 Miles To Help After 9/11. It Altered The Course Of His Life.

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.11.2015 | OWN

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Why I Hope Our Youth Never Completely Understand Our Need to Remember Events Like September 11

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

As September 11 approaches, I find that a wash of memories and emotions have settled on me once again. Not vague, fuzzy memories but moments of intense clarity, where even the smells and sounds of that day are as clear as if it were happening today.

Obama Marks Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks With Moment Of Silence

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

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September 11: A Time for Reflection

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

On September 11 I will arise remembering those with whom I served, those first responders in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC, and the victims of that terrible day in our nation's history. I invite you to do the same.