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September 11th

Honoring Our Past by Serving for Our Future

Evan Neubauer | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Evan Neubauer

Service is incredibly and uniquely important to the people of New York City and I am proud and honored to serve alongside them this September 11.

I Was 13 On 9/11

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Kayley Kravitz

I was a student in Tennessee. My memories of that day are unremarkable but I'm sure similar to those of my peers in other areas far from the epicenter of the attacks.

September 11th

Kevin Powell | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Kevin Powell

Might it be, as my mother said to me on this ugly, sinful day,/ That the world is on its last go-round?/ Hijacked wild birds strip the sky of its innocent morning breath/Steel towers crumple like playing cards on an uneven metal table...

Prayer For What Crumbled On September 11th

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 11.11.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

As we look to the past, we remember a day when towers fell, and buildings blew apart, a day when hatred seemed to have the final say, and we as a country were amazed at our own "failure of imagination."

9/11 Heroes Run: Uniting a Nation

Aloysius Boyle | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Aloysius Boyle

In the days after 9/11 our country stood firmly in our resolve to rebuild, physically, mentally and emotionally from the attacks that day. The rebirth of patriotism was palpable.

Re-Open the 9/11 Investigation Now

Bob Graham | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Bob Graham

Despite the carefully orchestrated campaign to protect our Saudi "friends," ample evidence of Saudi Arabia's intimate ties to al-Qaeda and the 9/11 attacks has come to light.

9/11 Reflections: 'Who You Are Can Disappear In A Moment'

Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living

On 9/11/01, then-Goldman Sachs career coach Roy Cohen was in the South Tower of the World Trade Center when the plane hit it... and he ran outside int...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Responders Still Waiting For Relief | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's been 11 years since terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center towers, and more than a year-and-a-half since President Barac...

That Other Day

Bob Brody | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Bob Brody

It's a perfect day, the sort of day that makes you believe with all your heart that nothing bad could ever happen to any of us, that nothing could ever go wrong, least of all here. Later will be different. Later everything will change.

Feds Expected To Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the federal government is expected to recognize a link between exposure to toxic dusts caused b...

Health Problems, Funding Fights Cloud 9/11 Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

* Politicians excluded from speaking at anniversary * At least 1,000 emergency workers have died from respiratory ailments ...

11 Years After 9/11, Students Return To Fiterman Hall | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Students poured into the newly rebuilt Fiterman Hall Monday morning, nearly 11 years after the collapse of 7 World Trade Center he...

"Reformed" Gitmo Military Commissions Don't Live Up to the Hype

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

No matter how honorable each of those U.S. servicemembers are, the fact remains: the deck is, or at least appears to be, stacked high against the defendants. And that affects the legitimacy of not only the ultimate outcome of the case, but of every judicial ruling before and during the trial.

9/11 Hearing Cancelled But Secrecy Issues Remain (UPDATE)

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

If the defendants' statements about their own treatment at the hands of U.S. agents is classified, will the public ever be allowed to know what the U.S. government did to those suspected of aiding terrorism in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks?

Murdering Innocent Sikhs Does Not Make You A Patriot

Sam Chaltain | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Sam Chaltain

The notion that anyone could think murdering fellow citizens reflects American values tells us a lot about the ways we have failed as a nation to ensure that all people understand, at its core, what it means to uphold those values.

What Does 'The American Experience' Mean To You?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.04.2012 | Teen

This spring, HuffPost Teen published a series of editorials written by students at Oakton High School in Virginia that answered the question, "What is...

The Death of al Qaeda's #2: Time to Wind Down the War on Terror

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

This is the time to start publicly acknowledging we've won the war the United States declared in 2001 against those who "planned, authorized, committed or aided" the September 11 attacks, and those who harbored them. It's time to embark on a more rational counterterrorism policy.

NSA Analyst: "We Could Have Prevented 9/11"

Washington Spectator | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Washington Spectator

The idea is, NSA only tells Congress what it wants them to hear, and Congress will just have to figure out what it really knows. The problem is, how will Congress find something unless it knows what it's looking for and where to find it?

No Medium, No Message, No Closure?

Jody Lyneé Madeira | Posted 07.01.2012 | College
Jody Lyneé Madeira

If the federal government had the capacity to successfully arrange a secure broadcast of the execution of Timothy McVeigh in 2001, then surely it could arrange for a secure viewing of a select number of images of bin Laden's corpse now.

Wounded Warrior Loses 3 Limbs, Becomes Motivational Speaker

USA Today | Posted 04.15.2012 | Impact

DALLAS, Pa. – His was an ordinary tale of a rambunctious boy, raised in a Chicago suburb, immersed in sports and the love and rivalry of an identica...

Religion: More Similarities Than Differences

Antara Afrin | Posted 06.11.2012 | Teen
Antara Afrin

The ability to take the time to learn about someone else's culture and religion and accept them for who they are is a BIG thing -- and by big I mean revolutionary.

Cancer Rates Triple For NYPD Responders To 9/11

Posted 02.08.2012 | New York

New research has revealed that among the 12,000 police officers who responded to September 11th, 297 have been diagnosed with cancer-related disabilit...

City Denies Request For Parade Honoring 9/11 First Responders

Posted 01.25.2012 | New York

The city has denied a request from a disabled Ground Zero worker to organize a ticker-tape parade honoring 9/11 first responders. 51-year old TJ G...

Michael Calderone

Hitchens Defended Iraq War Until The End | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times led Friday morning's paper with a headline over eight years in the making: "U.S. Marks End to a Long War for an Uncerta...

What Does This Design Firm's Prototype Remind You Of?

Posted 12.09.2011 | World

Built to maximize sunlight and outside space, Seoul's planned Cloud Towers undoubtedly took into account numerous design factors... but perhaps not th...