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September 11th

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...

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 ...

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...

Judge Sets Deadline In Last Pending 9/11 Lawsuit

Posted 06.28.2011 | New York

Mark Bavis was killed on the second plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9/11. His family's wrongful death claim against United Airlines and other d...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Lawmakers Wanting To Screen 9/11 Responders For Terrorism | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

In 2010, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart committed himself fully to advocating for the passage of the Zadroga Bill, a measure that would "provide $7...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Responders Warned They Will Be Screened For Terrorism Ties (EXCLUSIVE) | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A provision in the new 9/11 health bill may be adding insult to injury for people who fell sick after their service in the aftermath of ...

Michael McAuliff

Ailing 9/11 Responders Aided By Budget Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new budget passed by Congress Thursday fixes a legislative gaffe that could have killed a new program that helps ailing 9/11 respond...

Ground Zero Cross Headed Back To WTC Site

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Mark Di Ionno Religion News Service NEW YORK -- The Cross at Ground Zero was one of thousands of I-beams used to construct the iron skeletons o...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner Mulls 9/11 Visit Everyone Else Wants | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers seeking a special congressional delegation to attend the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks got a quick...

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.

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

Park51: Election Season Is Over, and So Is the Media News Storm

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Raina Wallens

If there was any doubt that the furor over the Park51 Islamic community center was largely fueled by politicians and pundits exploiting 9/11 in the midst of election season, now we know for sure.

WATCH: New Footage Of 9/11 From NYPD Helicopter

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Newly released footage of the World Trade Center attacks shows an NYPD helicopter's perspective of that fated day. The National Institute of Stan...

Is Pamela Geller Starting Judaism's Westboro Baptist Church? (VIDEO)

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

While Geller may not have the knowledge of Jewish text and tradition to become a rabbi, she is creating an edifice of hate all unto her own and building a congregation of hate-filled followers.

The Fallacy Of The 'Clash Of Civilizations'

Charles Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Charles Kimball

One of the most frequently asked questions since 9/11 -- "Why do they hate us?" -- has served to reinforce a simplistic and dangerously misleading framework for understanding.

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.

Theo Spielberg

Project Rebirth: A Conversation With Jim Whitaker On Rebuilding Ground Zero | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Rebirth,' a documentary that follows the transformation of five people whose lives were forever altered on September 11, 2001, premiered to a standin...