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September 11

NYC Promotes 9/11 Rebirth Story To Lure Tourists To Lower Manhattan

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Four months ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, New York City started a campaign Thursday to lure tourists to th...

Michael McAuliff

Eric Holder Names Class Action Lawyer To Run 9/11 Fund | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated to include an interview with John Feal. WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder named a veteran New York lawyer to h...

Ground Zero Appointee Named

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A person familiar with the matter says the Justice Department plans to appoint a well-known New York attorney to run the fund that will ...

Justice Stevens: Bin Laden Killing Legal

Diane Marie Amann | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Diane Marie Amann

Stevens said targeting a known individual for death was different from killing anonymous enemies in time of war, but that the May 2 operation that ended bin Laden's life was different.

Preparing For The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 07.12.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Plans for commemorative ceremonies, gatherings, and memorial services are underway. But how we understand 9/11 is still far from certain ten years later.

Obama's Grandmother Reportedly Targeted By Al Qaeda Affiliate

Posted 07.12.2011 | World

Kenyan police are patrolling around the home of President Barack Obama's step-grandmother in Kenya after al Shabaab, a Somalia-based extremist group w...

WATCH: Condoleezza Rice Insists 'Saddam Hussein Was A Threat'

Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sat down with Lawrence O'Donnell Thursday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word.' O'Donnell discussed the de...

WATCH: Children Of 9/11 Victims Grow Up | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

9/11 made their moms widows and took their dads from them. Now, 10 years later, they're (a bit more) grown up -- and wait until you see how they all r...

Matt Sledge

PHOTOS: Obama's Solemn Visit To Ground Zero | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York

President Obama made a brief but solemn visit to the site of Osama bin Laden's most heinous crime Thursday, meeting with first responders and the fami...

Connecting The Dots: How Osama's Death Has Hijacked New York's Grief

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

To anyone who has bought into all of these symbols, I have one thing to say. If you want to honor the 9/11 tragedy, forget about symbols and remember real human beings. More death and killing won't help.

Michael Moore: Bin Laden 'Was Executed'

The Wrap | Brent Lang | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

Osama bin Laden wasn’t killed by a Navy SEAL team, he was straight up executed, Michael Moore told TheWrap on Wednesday....

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Obama's Upcoming Visit To Ground Zero

Huff TV | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Wednesday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss President Obama's upcoming visit to G...

U.S. Officials: Navy SEALs Feared Bin Laden Was Reaching For Weapon

AP | By KIMBERLY DOZIER and ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama ordered grisly photographs of Osama bin Laden in death sealed from public view on Wednesday, declaring, "We don't...

Boehner: U.S. Needs To Maintain Relationship With Pakistan

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration was investigating whether Pakistan knew Osama bin Laden was hiding deep inside the country as House Speaker Joh...

Man Who Hunted Bin Laden After 9/11 Reacts

The New Republic | Dalton Fury | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

If you are in your mid-teens or older, you most likely recall exactly where you were when the hijacked airliners struck the World Trade Center in New ...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering Victims Of 9/11

Posted 07.02.2011 | Impact

While the death of Osama bin Laden has brought the tragic attacks of Sept. 11 into the nation's spotlight once again, that day's events are daily on t...

Elise Foley

Boehner Still Undecided On 9/11 Visit | Elise Foley | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is still weighing whether to send a Congressional delegation to the Sept. 11 anniversary ceremonies ...

A Timeline Of Major Al Qaeda Attacks

Posted 07.02.2011 | World

"The images of 9/11 are seared into our national memory," President Obama said Sunday night in his statement about the death of Osama bin Laden. "Hija...

Community Hit Hard By 9/11 Reacts To Bin Laden's Death

Middletown, NJ Patch | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York

The news of Osama bin Laden's death spread rapidly across New Jersey on Sunday evening, despite the late hour. In Middletown, 37 residents were lost i...

Arab World Reacts To Bin Laden's Death

Posted 07.02.2011 | World

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Those who revered him prayed the news was not true but many in the Arab world felt the death of Osama bin Laden was long overdu...

Saki Knafo

Americans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death: In Towns And Cities Across The United States, A Range Of Emotions | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Rosemary Cain awoke late Sunday to a phone call. “Osama ...

Inside The Raid That Killed Osama Bin Laden

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 07.01.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Helicopters descended out of darkness on the most important counterterrorism mission in U.S. history. It was an operation so secret...

Is The FBI Up To The Job 10 Years After 9/11?

TIME | BARTON GELLMAN | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

FBI Director Bob Mueller glanced at the black chronograph he wears Marine-style, the face inside his wrist. It was 7:38 a.m. Not quite time. He review...

After 9/11, New Yorkers Say 'Thank You' By Helping Others

Posted 06.25.2011 | Impact

After what he describes as an outpouring of support after 9/11, New Yorker Jeff Parness wanted to find a way to give back. "I wanted to make a big...

Al Qaeda Leaders' Whereabouts On 9/11 Revealed In Leaked Files

The Washington Post | Posted 06.24.2011 | World

On Sept. 11, 2001, the core of al-Qaeda was concentrated in a single city: Karachi, Pakistan. At a hospital, the accused mastermind of the bombing ...