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September 11

Sept. 11 Reminds Us That Our Life Is Right Now

Penny Love | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

If there is a thimbleful of good that came out of the truckload of devastation from Sept. 11, not that it would be worth it in any way, we all did snap out of our zombie mode and realized, even if only briefly, that our life is right now. And that's what I want to say today.

Remembering Homer on 9/11

Gwen Cooper | Posted 11.11.2013 | Books
Gwen Cooper

Probably no part of Homer's Odyssey has provoked more outraged response than the chapters dealing with 9/11 and my attempts to rescue my three cats who were trapped in my apartment mere blocks from Ground Zero.

'Million Muslim March' Shaping Up To Be More Like A Few Hundred People Walking Down The Street

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: Turns out it was more like 20 people. The "2 Million Bikers" event, on the other hand, had a much larger turnout than initially expected. ...

Watch One World Trade Center Rise And Change The New York Skyline Forever

Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

The construction of One World Trade Center has transformed New York City's skyline more than a decade after the tragic September 11, 2001 attacks. ...

Michael McAuliff

A Pocketful Of Terror: Deciphering Toxic Dust From 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

This post was originally published on September 11, 2011. WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, just before I went on vacation with my family, I went to ...

Haunting Memories Of 9/11 Shape Syria Debate

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twelve years later, haunting memories of Sept. 11 are shaping the debate over what to do about Syria. As Americans mark the anniversary...

LOOK: The Heart-Wrenching Images Of 9/11 That We'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks, these images still resonate, reminding of the absolute physical and emotional devastation that so many people...

Obama, Joe Biden Mark Anniversary Of 9/11 Attack

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are observing a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Obama an...

LOOK: A Moment-By-Moment Chronology Of The Key Events That Shaped 9/11

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The coordinated plot began with the hijacking of four planes and ultimately...

White House Cites Benghazi In 9/11 Security Announcement

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday said it had ordered heightened security of U.S. facilities abroad on the Sept. 11 anniver...

Despite Ongoing Anxiety, Poll Shows Public Doubts On Privacy Rise

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following disclosures about the National Security Agency's massive surveillance programs, a majority of Americans believe the U.S. gover...

9/11 and the Days of Awe

Chef Rossi | Posted 11.10.2013 | New York
Chef Rossi

There was an air about ground zero that was not filled with sadness so much as something like love. No one looked as though they had slept.

How Americans Are Commemorating 9/11 This Year

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with solemn cer...

This 9/11 Sale Will Make Your Head Spin

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Small Business

A Wisconsin golf course decided to run an ad in the Wisconsin State Journal Monday featuring a sale "to commemorate" the 12th anniversary of the Septe...

On 9/11, Remember the Importance of First Responders

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"More people are growing up wanting to become EMTs and paramedics, many of them inspired by the events of Sept. 11. We've also had siblings and children of people who were involved that day join our ranks."

Bachmann Makes Questionable 9/11 Suggestion

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) suggested the Muslim Brotherhood was behind the 9/11 attacks during a press conference in Egypt on Saturday. "We ha...

What I Want You to Hear in Tribute to 9/11

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

Today, may the gentle sounds of our whispered blessings rise up and join together in the September skies, covering our nation with a sheltering blanket of reverence, unity, and meaning.

No Specific 9/11 Threats, Gov't Agencies Say

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government is aware of no credible or specific information that points to any terror plot tied to the anniversary of the Septem...

The Way This Man Is Honoring 9/11 Victims Will Amaze You

Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

Armand Young is more than halfway to his goal of collecting 1 million acts of kindness across the country –- on foot. The ambitious do-gooder gav...

Threat Threshold

Darryl Woodard | Posted 08.15.2013 | World
Darryl Woodard

From recently over a week ago, the unthinkable was feared to be possible once more. And as inconvenient that possibility may be, in this new era such ...

'Million Muslim March' Planned On 9/11 Anniversary Prompts Conservative Freakout

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Conservative media outlets were buzzing Thursday over a Muslim political advocacy group's plans to hold a "Million Muslim March" on Washington, D.C., ...

Presidential Pardon for Bradley Manning? | An Interview with Jill Stein

Dennis Trainor | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

The Green Shadow Cabinet calls on President Obama to pardon Bradley Manning for his courageous work exposing U.S. war crimes and State Department deception

Özge Dogan's Documentary, The Sacred, Reveals Sense of Loss in New York's "Little Syria"

Todd Fine | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.

I'm Not Trying to Be Well-Adjusted

Stacy Bare | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacy Bare

The other day, someone told me that I seemed like a "relatively well-adjusted veteran." It's been six years and counting, and to be honest, I hope I'm never all that well adjusted. None of my heroes ever has been.

A Graduation Reflection

Bruce Kluger | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Bruce Kluger

I recently got into a debate with a friend of mine over a remark I'd made, mostly in passing. "My kids are my life," I said.