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September 11

Senate Committee Hearing on Ethics Report Disappoints

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

For anyone hoping the Justice Department would commit to further investigations that the White House instructed its lawyers to find legal justifications for torture, today was a disappointment.

What We Need To Hear About the Torture Report

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

On Friday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the investigation into the Justice Department memos that authorized the torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the Bush administration.

Lindsey Graham v. the U.S. Military

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The overwhelming majority of actual military leaders, with hundreds of years of military experience behind them, all disagree with Lindsey Graham over advocating military trials for all suspected terrorists.

The Terrorists Next Door

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gerdy

We have crossed over to the dark side when political posturing is more important than solutions to our problems. The end results can not be positive if the truth is cast aside in favor of fearmongering.

Japan's PIKADON Project & Hiroshima Yes! Campaign in New York City

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Manhattan said "Yes!" to a non-nuclear world last week as famed Japanese artist Seitaro Kuroda (video) and the Hiroshima Yes! Campaign kicked off "The...

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed And The Death Penalty: Why We Can't Kill Him

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

There is no solving the problem of mass murder. We can only hope to move past it, and perhaps that the spiritual and emotional wounds of 9/11 will turn into the proud flesh of a new humanist outlook.

Eric Holder: Thwarted New York-Denver Terror Plot Was Most Serious Since 9-11

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the alleged terror plot disrupted in New York was "one of the most serious in the United ...

Jason Linkins

Rudy Giuliani Spokesman Clarifies Statement, Gets It Wrong Again | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, earlier this morning, an eye-popping moment on Good Morning America occurred when Rudy Giuliani appeared to forget that the September 11th Attacks...

Ward Churchill Asked To Pay $52,000 For Legal Fees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado is seeking to recover funds it spent fighting a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a professor wh...

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed To Face New York Trial

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will be brought to trial in a ci...

9/11 Memorial & Museum Receives Thank You Letters, Drawings From "Dear Hero" Collection

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More than 3,000 letters, drawings and other objects of appreciation sent to New York firehouses after the 2001 terror attacks are bei...

CU asks court to bill Ward Churchill for $52,000 in legal costs

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado is seeking to recover more than $52,000 from Ward Churchill to cover costs the school incurred fighting a lawsuit filed by ...

Astrology & Politics, Washington's New Odd Couple

Virginia Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Virginia Bell

Even if you are not a fan of astrology you can't easily dismiss Ms. Murray; her book is well researched and well written; she is politically astute, and deeply passionate about America.

No 9/11 Talk Allowed At Bernie Kerik Trial

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The terror attack on the World Trade Center, which made New York City's police commissioner a national figure, cannot be br...

FBI Terror Investigation: Agents Raid Two Denver Houses, Take Suspect In For Questioning

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley, Tom McGhee and Kevin Vaughan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Federal investigators released an Aurora man late Wednesday night after 8 1/2 hours of questioning in connection with a multi-state anti-terrorism inv...

Boulder: You're Not in Kansas Anymore ...

Kimbal Musk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kimbal Musk

Boulder was not the small town I had expected. It is a vivacious community of sophisticated people, who have the same aspirations and expectations you find in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Glenn Beck's Crazy 9/12 Tea Party Had Nothing to do With 9/11

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

Beck wants this country to return to the values it held on 9/12/2001. As someone who was in New York on 9/11 (and 9/12) I remember those values being terror and a profound grief.

I've Got My 9/11 Story. What's Yours?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

For the past eight years, the most important story regarding 9/11 has been locked away, hidden, out of sight. Today is the time to open that drawer, take that story out and share it with the world.

Most Americans Wish The 9/11 Families Peace Today. And Then There's Glenn Beck.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

As emotional as 9/11 was for all of us, nothing compares to what families who lost a loved one experienced that day. A fact that is totally lost on Glenn Beck.

Coast Guard Fires On Boat In Washington, D.C. On Potomac River

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A morning of remembrance turned into one of flashbacks, fear and media missteps Friday when a Coast Guard exercise – unfoldin...

9/11 Eight Years After

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

It was not and is not inevitable that we demonize each other when, quite frankly -- we are not the problem -- the terrorists are.

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The selfless spirit that helped mend a stricken nation eight years ago was renewed. Volunteers marked 9/11 Friday by tilling gardens,...

First Moments for 9/11 Parents Still Haunt America

Mark Shriver | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Shriver

When disasters like the 9/11 attacks or Hurricane Katrina strike, it's crucial to protect the 67 million children who are in school and child care facilities on any given day.

9/11 Events In New York City

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As usual, there is a multitude of events happening tomorrow to honor the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Here is a brief rundown of what's...

World Trade Center Redevelopment: The Biggest Shrug

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, the World Trade Center occupied a prominent stage in New York politics, as elected officials jostled over questions of design, governance a...