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September 11

A Look At September 11 Commemorations Around The U.S.

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

A look at events marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks: NEW YORK CITY...

This Was A Really, Really Bad Idea

Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

What pic.twitter.com/L35ytAtCWP— Drink and Fight (@eclectrica) September 11, 2013 UPDATE: Marriott emailed a statement to The Huffington Post W...

September 11 Memorial Honors Victims From Flight 93

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Under a blue sky and against a backdrop of rolling hills, family, friends and others gathered Wednesday in a western Pennsylv...

LOOK: How These Celebs Remember 9/11

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Latino Voices

Wednesday marks 12 years since the tragic morning that thousands of lives were lost when the World Trade Center came under attack by terrorists. On...

Moving Memorial Up Eastern Seaboard Pays Homage to 9/11 in First Ever 'Never Quit Challenge'

Katherine Kostreva | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Katherine Kostreva

Former US Army corporal, Roberto Cruz was deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom. On August 14, 2005 while on guard duty in a watchtower in Tikrit, he was shot by a sniper.

Jessica Prois

Son Who Lost Dad On Sept. 11, Also Witnessed Boston Marathon Attacks Now Dedicated To Giving Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact

Kevin Parks was celebrating his charity run in the Boston Marathon this past April when he heard the cataclysmic blasts. Just six blocks from where th...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Remembering 9/11

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Twelve years ago we were hurt, wounded, scared and maybe even downtrodden, but we were never defeated.

Reporting for Duty. Again.

Eric Greitens | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Eric Greitens

Five million volunteers. Five million husbands, wives, sons, and daughters. Five million soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who have fought for a dozen years. Next year, the last of these men and women will come home from Afghanistan. What comes next for this generation of veterans? What will their legacy be?

Obama Marks 9/11 Anniversary

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama, the prospect of more U.S. military action in the Middle East hung over his observance Wednesday of the ...

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...