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September 11th

It's Time to Bring Our Troops Home

Bill de Blasio | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Bill de Blasio

We have spent over $1.3 trillion on the security of Iraq and Afghanistan while at home, America's cities are struggling to balance their budgets and maintain needed public services.

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...

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.

The Real False Sense of Security

Christopher Holshek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

The flow of events may now be creating the conditions to expand our political and military room to maneuver on the Asian landmass and ultimately reorient U.S. foreign-policy priorities.

Can the Congressional Progressive Caucus Become Relevant?

Pearl Korn | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Can the CPC assist the President and our country by becoming a sane, clear voice on the issues that truly matter? And will our suddenly popular-again President hear them?

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...

Osama Bin Laden: He Had It Coming

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

For ten years millions of Arabs were held hostage due to the acts of a minority. During this time tens of thousands of lives were lost in senseless violence that only a megalomaniac would be able to justify.

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....

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...

Is It Really Jewish To Celebrate Osama Bin Laden's Death?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

From a Jewish perspective, there is plenty of material that supports those who choose to celebrate bin Laden's demise, and plenty of other material that suggests celebration is inappropriate.

Celebrating Bin Laden's Death: Why So Many Of My Co-Religionists Got It Wrong

Belmar, NJ Patch | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion

There are times when I am tempted to despise some of my co-religionists, like Sunday night when spontaneous celebrations broke out across the country ...

Praying For An End To The Chapter Of Terrorism

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

As our president reminded us, bin Laden did not represent Islam. The Quran explicitly states that no soul shall be responsible for the sins of another. Terrorism, which targets innocents who had no part in a crime, fundamentally violates this Quranic commandment.

Rob Lowe: I Flew With 9/11 Terrorists

Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment

In the midst of playing one of the most important men in Washington on television, Rob Lowe had a far too close for comfort run-in with the terrorists...

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...

Osama Bin Laden: We Must Never Forget

Amy Parmenter | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Amy Parmenter

At first I was elated. I couldn't believe what I was hearing. I had long ago stopped believing that Osama bin Laden would be found, let alone kil...

The End of an Era: Nation-Building at Home After Bin Laden's Death

Daniel Marans | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Daniel Marans

It will not always unite us as a country, or give us a warm and fuzzy feeling inside the way the hunt for bin Laden did, but maybe we can now turn our attention to the pursuit of domestic nation-building.

The Death of Bin Laden a Definite Game Changer Maybe

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

These events could be a game changer, not just for Obama's presidency but for U.S. foreign policy as well, or they could become another excuse to keep doing the same thing.

Joy Resmovits

How Teachers Approached Bin Laden's Death | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.02.2011 | Education

When Christine Yarzabek, a first-grade teacher in Hershey, Pa., heard that Osama bin Laden had been shot and killed, she was at a loss. "9/11 happ...

Saki Knafo

Across the Country, Family Members of 9/11 Victims React | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Across the country today, family members of those who died in ...

Teacher Shaves Beard For First Time Since 9/11

AP | Posted 07.02.2011 | Education

EPHRATA, Wash. -- A middle school teacher vowed after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, that he would not shave his beard until Osama bin Laden...

Michael Calderone

Network Anchors Head To Ground Zero For Bin Laden Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.02.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Network anchors who recently got their passports stamped in Egypt, Japan and London aren’t rushing out on flights to Pakistan to further...

Dave Jamieson

At Pentagon, Quiet Satisfaction And Somber Reflection Upon Bin Laden's Death | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

ARLINGTON, VA -- Cassandra Johnson has passed by the Pentagon Memorial every workday since it opened on Sept. 11, 2008. Last night, when news broke th...

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 ...

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...