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September 11

Why Writing About Grief Makes Me Happy

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

In truth, I'm happy in the face of what I write because I have an outlet for all my feelings. My upbeat attitude has been shaped by creating a new and different conversation about loss, and the relationship I have with my readers.

Japan's Earthquake and Apocalyptic Terror

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert D. Stolorow

Earthquakes, especially catastrophic ones, shake our confidence in the very ground we stand on and confront us with the groundlessness of our existence, wherein no certainty, safety, or continuity of being can be assured.

Why We Need a Fair and Public Trial for the Alleged 9/11 Perpetrators

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

A fair and public trial would reveal the motives and makeup of those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, and yet the very people who claim to be the most militant in combating terrorism have been the most effective in stifling that inquiry.

Obama "Disappointed With the Intelligence Community"

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

While the different agencies will now scramble to prove which one did or didn't drop the ball in an endless game of pass the buck, a pattern of intelligence failure needs to be addressed.

For God, For Good, For Neighbor

Rev. Charles Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Charles Gibbs

The importance of interfaith and intercultural cooperation to peace and economic development is being increasingly recognized by governments and international institutions and organizations.

In Christina's Memory, Let's Refocus on the Children

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Kluger

Of all the tragedies that befell Tucson last Saturday, the one that seemed to tear most deeply at the heart of our nation was the murder of Christina-...

September 11 and the Effects of Trauma

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Trauma is any event outside the usual, expectable realm of human experience that causes a reaction of intense fear, helplessness or horror. The experience of trauma can produce PTSD.

Question for Tea Partiers: Is This What You Voted for?

Larry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Hirsch

Tea Party activists, from someone on the other side of the aisle, I respected the impact you were able to make on the 2010 election. Now is the time to continue to flex your muscles.

Mark Kirk Could Help Lock Down 9/11 Health Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A bill that would give up to $7.4 billion to workers who were sickened while cleaning up the World Trade Center following the September 11, 2001 attac...

WATCH: George W. Bush Praises Mayor Daley In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former President George W. Bush made a stop in Chicago Thursday to promote his new book, "Decision Points" and get some face time with Mayor Daley. ...

INSTALLATION: Jitish Kallat's Political, Religious Stance In Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

CHICAGO, IL.- This fall, acclaimed contemporary artist Jitish Kallat turns the landmark Art Institute Grand Staircase into a meditation on religious t...

Predicting Crime Locations? Computer Guru Helps CPD

Chicago Sun-Times | FakeTeams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Computer guru Brett Goldstein was stuck at Midway Airport on 9/11 when the second plane struck the World Trade Center. "We were watching CNN when i...

Brian Schroeder, Harvard Grad, Says He Was Too Drunk To Remember Torching 9/11 Memorial | By Melissa Grace and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Harvard Law School grad insists he was too drunk to remember - so he was reminded in court that he spent two hours torching a sacred 9/11 chapel. P...

The United States of Apathy's Motto Is 'We Don't Care'

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

America is truly exceptional in its ability to not care, although Americans do care about some things. For instance, we care about having vast amounts of inexpensive food and gas.

Ghailani Trial Showcases NYC Is Safe for Terrorist Trials

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Most people don't even realize it, but one of the most dangerous terrorists in US custody has been quietly appearing in a U.S. federal court in downtown Manhattan for pretrial hearings for weeks now.

Apple, Pear, Banana. Bush, Madoff, Enron.

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kenneth Kales

Bless the souls lost on 9/11 and those of our soldiers and allies who have sacrificed their lives to defend the free world. A related catastrophic ca...

Why I Traveled the Muslim World After 9-11 and What I Learned

Michael Luongo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Luongo

The role of the travel writer is to bring people to places they never see, to explain things to them, to make the unknown, the forbidden, the intangible, known quantities, things to no longer fear.

I Said I Wouldn't Write About the Mosque

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

When people like Terry Jones use our freedoms to provoke and anger and instill hatred, he abuses his right. Don't ever again politicize our day of unity, Terry Jones. It only comes once a year.

Remembering The Sacred Acts Of 9/12/01

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

With so much anti-Muslim hate being spewed in the name of 9/11 right now, we must remember the sacred things that happened on September 12, 2001.

Thousands Rally Near Ground Zero Against, In Support Of Islamic Center

The Huffington Post | Samira Nanda and Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On the anniversary of September 11, thousands of people came within blocks of Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan to rally against and in support of the...

September 11th - New York's Past and Future

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

There will be more terrorist attacks on American soil in the future and some will succeed. This is the world that we live in. As for New York, buildings will built and knocked down, babies will be born and people will die and the New York will continue to thrive.

PHOTOS: 9/11 Memorials Around The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

September 11 memorial services were held today in New York, Washington D.C., and elsewhere throughout the country and the world, remembering the lives...

How Dare You Use My Cousin's Murder on 9/11 to Justify Bigotry and Hatred

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Nine years ago my cousin was murdered when the airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center. It makes my blood boil when Fox News and right-wing politicians invoke the names of those who died on 9/11 for political gain.

The Spiritual Connection Within 9/11

Bonnie McEneaney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bonnie McEneaney

I had always been somewhat of a skeptic concerning the afterlife. Yet, within days of 9/11, I began to have a sense that Eamon was still communicating with me.

9/11: A 'National Day Of Service And Remembrance'

HuffPost | Diana Grubb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Correction: While this article states that is a newly launched website, it was actually launched in 2002 by the nonpartisan nonp...