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September 11th

9/11: Good War, Bad War, No War

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Today, America needs to reassess what has been done in the name of the victims of 9/11: two horrible and unwinnable wars.

9/11 Memories: Submit Your Photos And Stories

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eight years ago today, the worst terrorist attack in United States history destroyed twin emblems of our country, killed nearly three thousand people,...

Jason Linkins

CNN's Sloppy Reportage Needlessly Panics Nation | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Thanks to CNN's overactive imagination, news consumers experienced a brief dose of 9/11 nostalgia panic as a routine Coast Guard training exercise magically transformed into a touch-and-go bit of terrorist interdiction on the high seas!

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.

National Health Care and September 11th

Dr. Gino Yu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gino Yu

With the confluence of the national health care debates and the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, I couldn't help but put the two together and wonder about the psychological impact of the "War on Terror" and its impact on the health.

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.

The Din of Democracy

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

One has to wonder just how appealing the din of American democracy is when heard from across the ocean. Rather than a "Beacon of Hope" it may seem more like a third rate "Battle of the Bands."

#Whereiwas: Twitter Users Share 9/11 Memories

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Twitter users are taking to the Internet today to share memories of where they were on September 11th, 2001. Scroll down to see a real-time feed of...

President Obama On 9/11 Anniversary: Every Year On This Day, We Are All New Yorkers

New York Daily News | President Barack Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eight years ago, on an ordinary Tuesday morning, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the deadliest attack on American soil in our history. It was an even...

"Moving to New York" -- A Poem on the Anniversary of 9/11

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Larisa Alexandrovna

I wrote this poem years ago as way to deal with the attacks of September 11. On the the anniversary of that horrible day, I am posting it in commemora...

9/11 Mourners Observe Moment Of Silence As Bells Toll

Huffington Post/AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Cold rain mixed with tears as mourners collected under umbrellas and a dreary sky Friday to mark the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 a...

8th Anniversary of Sept 11: Do We Understand Them?

Mohamed Elmenshawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohamed Elmenshawy

For the Obama administration to continue its focus only on improving the image of the United States abroad, through the approach of "strategic communication" or "public diplomacy," is to see only half of the picture.

Keep Your Shoes On: A Modest Proposal for Rational Airport Security

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

The rest of the world is laughing at us. Literally, in some cases -- when I reflexively took my shoes off at a security line in Berlin, the guard chuckled. Stupid American.

9/11 Anniversary iPhone App A Memorial To Attacks

Mashable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

To help you recall and remember what occurred eight years ago today, there's an app called "9/11 Numbers" which brings the sobering realities of Septe...

The Day America Came Together

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

This coming together and commitment to service - not only on September 11th but every day - is one of the things that sets America apart from other countries.

Joe Biden To Mark September 11 Anniversary In New York

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Vice President Joseph Biden has laid flowers in a reflecting pool at ground zero before a ceremony to mark the eighth anniversary of S...

Eight Years Later: Why Is There Still A Hole at Ground Zero?

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

I, along with almost two million other troops, were sent to war because of what happened there. Too many lives were lost that day, and too little attention has been given to memorializing them.

Teaching Our Kids About 9/11

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Crittenden Frum

My youngest child, Beatrice, has no idea how intimately her pre-natal existence and early infancy is tied up with 9/11, at least in my memory.

Interview: The Inspiring Story of 9/11 Survivor Michelle Rosado

2morrowknight | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although the experiences through the years have ultimately shaped my destiny, I wasn't fully aware that my true "destiny" ever existed until September 11th.

Instinct of an American Hero

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

The publication of Instinct will provide Jose Melendez-Perez, a true 9/11 hero, with the well-deserved recognition he's never had among the general populace.

As It Should Be: Moving On From 9/11

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

You can hold onto the past only for so long until looking backward becomes fear of moving forward. Sometimes a day should just be a day.

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...

What World Trade Center? What We Need is a Sheriff

Glyn Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Glyn Vincent

This year, after ninety six months of starts and stops, re-designs and security modifications, court battles and other miscellaneous delays, a few steel columns of the new World Trade Center tower are finally visible.

Eight Weeks of America's War, Not Eight Years of "Obama's War"

Jonathan Morgenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Morgenstein

The Obama administration is trying to salvage the situation in Afghanistan after the Bush Administration lost the war over eight years.

Another 9/11 Ad: BBDO Moscow Uses September 11th Imagery In Moscow News Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here we go again. Just days after DDB Brasil came under fire for using 9/11 imagery in print and television ads, another company is using the Septemb...