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September 11th

Dems, GOP Split On NY Terror Trials

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Bringing those accused in the Sept. 11 attacks to New York for trial would increase the security threat to the city and give radica...

Think It's Over Once You're 60? Check Out The Purpose Prize

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

This is the true story of a couple of ordinary Americans who thought, once they turned 60, that life would be uneventful. Instead, they've just won a prestigious award that honours their world-changing work.

Jason Linkins

The End Of A Decade: We Are All Harry Whittington

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A few weeks ago, Newsweek produced a video, which condensed the major news events of the past decade into one seven-minute mashup video. At the time, I thought: "Oh, this will be fun." It was not fun. Not at all.

Flickr, YouTube Feature World Trade Center Rebuilding

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New pictures and video showing the rebuilding at the World Trade Center site are now on two social networking sites. The Port Author...

Jason Linkins

Washington Post Forced To Correct Report That Public Enemy Called 9/11 A Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper offers up, via Twitter, a Washington Post correction that addresses what Tapper terms an example of "un...

Holder Acts Like a Patriot As Republicans Continue to Shriek in Terror

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

When contrasted with the recent statements by Attorney General Eric Holder on the KSM trial, the Right really does look like a bunch of sniveling cowards.

If This Is War, What Are We Doing?

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

The government's easier path toward execution is through a tribunal, and yet Holder has chosen the risky path of seeking the death penalty in New York. This is political correctness run amok.

Good Reason for Muslims to Fear Ft. Hood Backlash

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The pack of shrill rightist bloggers and talk radio chatterers jumped all over the shooting and gleefully fanned anti-Muslim passions. It didn't take much to get the anti-Muslim hate juices flowing.

New Ground Zero Subway Will Rise With Building

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fresh bread will soon be baking high above ground zero. The new World Trade Center got its first restaurant Wednesday – a sand...

Cheney: Trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed In NYC Could Make Him 'More Important Than Osama bin Laden'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Vice President Dick Cheney says trying suspected Sept. 11 terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (HAH'-leed shayk moh-HAH'-med) in New Y...

Obama & Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: If One Branch is Good, Two Must be Better?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

President Obama is judging Khalid Sheikh Mohammed guilty of the 9/11 crimes before the system Obama is supposed to uphold even brings the guy to court.

Giuliani the Brave

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The outcry against trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York is strange. The same people who tell us to stand up to terrorists feel it's too scary to have them in a U.S. courtroom. Giuliani is livid at the idea.

Giuliani: Terror Trial Puts New Yorkers At 'Risk'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) -- The former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, says putting suspected Sept. 11 terrorists on trial in New York Cit...

Congratulations President Obama on the Nobel Peace Prize -- Now Please Earn it!

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Moore

Freedom can not be delivered from the front seat of someone else's Humvee. You have to end our involvement in Afghanistan now. If you don't, you'll have no choice but to return the prize to Oslo.

Thwarted Plane Bombing Shows Continuing Threat and Diversity of Jihadist Radicalism

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

A worldwide struggle by a transnational movement aided by the Internet and social media enables would-be "lone" fanatics anywhere to market themselves to terror groups as recruits.

Afghanistan: The American Experience (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: Two major powers have struggled for control of Afghanistan over the last few decades, The Soviet Union and the US. Facing ...

9/11 Families Speak Out On Afghan Surge

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Families of some of those killed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks welcome President Barack Obama's plan to deploy thousands more troops...

Could Fort Hood Tragedy Been Avoided?

Lawrence J. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence J. Siegel

As a child psychologist, I worked with families who were affected in the aftermath of September 11. My three decades as a mental health professional did not fully prepare me for this task.

Just a Few Blocks Away...

Gerald Shargel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gerald Shargel

Even Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a self-described "jackal," will be presumed innocent. But with all the constitutional embroidery, will Mohammed receive a fair trial in Manhattan?

Men Wrongly Detained After 9/11 Get $1.26M From Government

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Five immigrant men who were detained in roundups in New York and eventually deported following the Sept. 11 attacks have reached a $1...

Terror Suspect Was Committed To Using Explosive Device: Prosecutors

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As a suspected al-Qaida operative pleaded not guilty Tuesday to plotting a bomb attack in New York, the city's police commissioner pr...

Najibullah Zazi: Terror Suspect Was 'The Donut Guy'

nytimes.com | MICHAEL WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, he was a fixture in Lower Manhattan, as regular as the sunrise. Every morning, Najibullah Zazi would be there on Stone Street with his past...

Terror Attack Was Planned For 9/11

AP | IVAN MORENO and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DENVER — An Afghan immigrant was on the verge of unleashing a terrorist attack on New York City on the Sept. 11 anniversary but was scared off a...

Abdallah Higazy: FBI Pays Wrongly Detained 9/11 Egyptian Man $250,000

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The FBI paid $250,000 this week to an Egyptian man detained when a pilot's aviation radio was found after the Sept. 11 attacks in his...

Al-Qaida Video Predicts Obama's Fall By Muslim Nation

AP | PAUL SCHEMM and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Al-Qaida on Tuesday released a new 106-minute long video predicting President Barack Obama's downfall at the hands of the Muslim world. ...