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September 11

Remembering 9/11 With Our Children

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.12.2011 | Parents
Mallika Chopra

Rather than hide the truth from them, how can we use the tragedy of 9/11 to find, with and through our kids, connection, community and a way to be of service in our ailing world?

Fallen Firefighter's Dad Reflects On 9/11 Memorial

Lee Ielpi | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Lee Ielpi

Over the past few days, as I've welcomed many visitors to our museum on Liberty Street across from the World Trade Center site, I've met some remarkab...

The 9/12 Generation Project

Tracey E. Vitchers | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Tracey E. Vitchers

Over the next two and a half years we will use the positive lessons of 9/12 to inspire, educate and activate 1.5 million schoolchildren in measurable projects throughout the nation.

Finding the American Spirit After 9/11

Mark Penn | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Mark Penn

Just as the Vietnam war reset expectations about America in the world, so 9/11 changed America's outlook in the opening of the 21st century.

Six Things to Grieve on 9/11 Anniversary

Lisa Schirch | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Lisa Schirch

Without any real public deliberation or contemplation, the U.S. rolled out the Global War on Terror playbook that instead of bringing security, has brought an expanded list of reasons to grieve and things to think about on this anniversary.

The Sorry State of Pakistan

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

Ten years later, the diseases that had been contained in Pakistan metastasize more rapidly than ever. If the West's strategy for combating radicalism continues on its present parochial course, the world will feel the heat.

9/11: Survival Comes First

Len Levitt | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Ten years later, the terror has become a low-grade, chronic fear that New Yorkers live with. Fear has made normally cynical New Yorkers more accepting of authority, especially law enforcement authority.

Paul Krugman Draws Conservative Outrage With 9/11 Post

Posted 11.12.2011 | Media

Paul Krugman drew conservative outrage on Sunday when he wrote that the anniversary of 9/11 had become a marker of "shame" for the U.S. (Scroll down f...

Honoring The Memory Of 9/11 By Honoring The Memory Of 9/12

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.11.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

As we commemorate 9/11, we should remember that this is also the 10th anniversary of 9/12 -- the day when the shock began to wear off, and the country began to decide what its reaction was going to be.

Beyond the Brutal Weather: A Muslim Spring?

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 11.11.2011 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

As the Internet unleashed a surge of idealism in the large youth cohorts of the Middle East, a new hope emerged in the Muslim world: a civil war for the future of the faith is underway.

Gaining Inspiration From Flight 93 Crash Site

Michael Smerconish | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

Here is a permanent memorial to the heroes of Flight 93 and a tribute to the victims of 9/11. It is a site where unparalleled tragedy has been converted into hope and healing -- and a place whose sacredness must be experienced in person.

Days in New York City, September 11, 2001-May, 2002, a Photo Essay

Mira Schor | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
Mira Schor

2011-09-11-Screenshot20110911at6.46.40PM.jpg I have often wondered how many people in the metropolitan area saw some part of the events of September 11 in New York City with their own eyes.

Remembering 9/11 a Decade Later

David de Sola | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
David de Sola

Looking back on it now with the benefit of a decade of hindsight, that day had a profound impact on me in ways I couldn't have imagined at the time.

America the Amnesiac: On Remembering to Forget on September 11

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Perhaps it is only right that we be reminded of the "dark side" of the decade, if only so that we might ask of ourselves: What kind of society have we become?

Ten Years Later: Keeping The Spirit Of The American Revolution

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Have we allowed domestic and foreign terrorists to control our policies, and thus allowed them to create a deep-seated fear within us? And have these policies continued to chip away at our freedoms?

September 11th

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.11.2011 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Our offices were only a few blocks from the catastrophe. Putting on my Walkman, letting Mozart drown out my anxiety about the predicament of my colleagues who were already at work, my priority was to get to Wall Street as soon as possible.

Keeping Nuclear Terrorism a Threat Only in Theory

Mark Fitzpatrick | Posted 11.11.2011 | World
Mark Fitzpatrick

As the world mourns September 11, some solace might be found in noting that the events that day are still the world's most deadly terrorist attack to date. Osama bin Laden did not fulfill his self-professed religious obligation to obtain nuclear weapons.

9/11 Took A Generation From Classrooms To War

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 11.11.2011 | Education

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press PATROL BASE FULOD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Marine swings his metal detector, scanning debris, rocks and sw...

9/11 and Its Great Transformations

Cliff Schecter | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

On September 11th, 2001, on what was a perfect morning-right up until the very moment a Boeing 767-223-ER slammed into the North Tower of the World Tr...

WATCH: Chief Obama Counterterrorism Adviser Discusses 9/11 Terror Threat

Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) — The Obama administration is taking serious the still unconfirmed intelligence tip of a possible al-Qaeda plot ...

Memories Of Horror, Heroism Echo At Pentagon On 9/11 Anniversary

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Memories of horror and heroism echoed Sunday across the west side of the Pentagon where, a decade ago, a hijacked airplane carrying 59 d...

Scenes From Wall Street On September 11, 2001

AP | By DAVID K. RANDALL | Posted 11.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- It was 8:46 a.m. and Wall Street was almost ready for business when the first plane hit the World Trade Center a decade ago. Dick Grasso, ...

PHOTOS: A Look At 9/11 Memorials Around The World

Posted 11.11.2011 | World

The tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was marked not just in New York City and Washington, D.C. but also with poignant tributes in c...

A Noun, a Verb and 9/11

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Joe Biden famously said of Rudy Giuliani, "There's only three things he mentions in a sentence -- a noun, a verb, and 9/11. There's nothing else! There's nothing else!" Great line. But this is not a day to talk about Joe Biden or Rudy Giuliani.

Lucy Blodgett

PHOTOS: Beverly Hills Unveils 9/11 Memorial Garden | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 11.11.2011 | Los Angeles

All four hijacked flights involved in the September 11 attacks were headed to California -- the planes that struck the North and South towers of the W...