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September 11

America’s Decade Of Disaster

National Journal | Michael Hirsh | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

On Sept. 10, 2001, the United States of America stood at the pinnacle of its power and prestige. Even Rome, in its heyday, did not have the economic a...

Jaweed Kaleem

UPDATE: Liberal Christians Join Voices Protesting 9/11 Memorial 'Clergy Ban' | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion

UPDATE 9/7/11:Prominent liberal Christians are joining the chorus of protest over the lack of clergy participating in the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony o...

September 11 Anniversary: A Chance for Main Street to Reflect and Take Economic Action

Don McNay | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Until Washington gets the courage to trust the American people to handle hard and sobering decisions -- and develops a plan of action that does not favor one interest group over another -- real economic solutions are not going to come from Washington.

TSA Donates Equipment To Smithsonian For 9/11 Remembrance

Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel

The TSA has donated airport safety screening devices, including a metal detector and a training dummy to the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum o...

Was This The Worst U.S. Decade Ever?

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

What has been the worst 10-year stretch in American life?...

NFL Pledges $1 Million To 9/11 Charities

AP | Posted 10.30.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- The NFL and the players' union are donating $1 million to memorials and charities to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 atta...

September 11, 2001: The Beginning

Terry Strada | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Terry Strada

The second I heard his voice, I knew something was wrong. I had never heard this tone before. "Terry," he said, "the building has been hit by a plane, there is a lot of smoke. We have cell phones and we're going in to the stairwell."

Our Painful Anniversary

Diane Dimond | Posted 10.30.2011 | Media
Diane Dimond

Now that the earthquakes and hurricanes have past we'll be inundated with news about the upcoming 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history. Exploitation of an American tragedy, some might say.

After 9/11, Some Run Toward Faith, Some Run The Other Way

Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service Sean Tallon was nearing the end of his probationary training as a New York City firefighter when the two hi...

Poll: N.Y. May Be More Spiritual, But Not Because Of 9/11

Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) New York-area residents are more spiritually active since 9/11, a new survey shows, but the uptick ...

GW Bush Admits 'Fog of War' Experience of 9/11

Turnstyle | Posted 10.26.2011 | Media

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Interfaith Storytelling For A More Perfect Union

Ralph Singh | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Ralph Singh

Stories have always held the power to change the world. Through our stories we can create a narrative that values everyone's voice and emphasizes shared values.

9/11 Charities Under Fire For Broken Promises

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Americans eager to give after the 9/11 terrorist attacks poured $1.5 billion into hundreds of charities established to serve the victims, ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Hammer GOP Candidate Who Didn't Think Volunteers Deserved 9/11 Aid | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are slamming the GOP candidate trying to replace ex-New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, criticizing the Queens-bred businessman as a...

Yesterday's Earthquake: The Kindness of Strangers

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

As the various parallels between yesterday's earthquake and 9/11 hit me, I was overwhelmed with gratitude for how kind people are to one another in a crisis.

Action America Mobilizes Largest Day Of Community Service On 9/11

Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact

As the tenth anniversary of the September 2001 terrorist attacks approaches, Action America is gearing up to organize the largest day of service in ou...

On 9/11, Preachers Struggle To Find The Right Words

Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service (RNS) Standing in the pulpit on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, what do you say? For clergy called upon...

Vintner Releases 9/11 Wine To Give Back, Critics Cry 'Distasteful'

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- A New York vintner has produced a 9/11 memorial wine that's been approved by the Sept. 11 memorial board. But critics say the wine's in po...

Stop and Remember

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

2011-08-22-Screenshot20110822at1.01.58PM.jpg 9/11 changed our country forever, and a tragedy of this magnitude requires every American to stop and remember -- and show the world how strong we are when we stand together.

As 9/11 Images Resurface, Remember To Comfort The Victims

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.14.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

In exactly one month, America will observe the tenth anniversary of that dreadful day when our country, in so many ways, lost her innocence. Between ...

The Church's Noblest At Ground Zero

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 10.14.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

There are times when the church makes you feel proud. Priests' responses to 9/11, 10 years ago, is one of them.

The Upcoming 9/11 Trial Isn't About Money But Elusive Justice

Perry Binder | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Perry Binder

While Judge Hellerstein has looked after the financial interest of the victims' families it's not always about the money. I believe he dreads sifting through these documents and being held accountable for his ruling.

From JFK To September 11, Conspiracy Theories Thrive

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

DALLAS -- In Dealey Plaza, with the white "X" painted on the spot where President Kennedy was assassinated, ask anyone about the grassy knoll and the ...

Pentagon Memorial Offers Contemplative, But Noisy Spot

AP | By MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 10.10.2011 | Impact

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Pentagon Memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks is a contemplative spot. But it is not a quiet one. Highways surroundi...

9/11 American Red Cross Leader Dies

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Impact

-- Dr. Bernadine Healy, the first woman to direct the National Institutes of Health and the leader of the American Red Cross during the Sept. 11 terr...