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How Pop Culture Can Help Us (Appropriately) Find Humor In 9/11

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

At the University of Colorado, Dr. Peter McGraw runs the Humor Research Lab, a group that tries to empirically prove what's funny and what's not. In t...

Why We Continue To Memorialize 9/11

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact

It's been more than a decade since the tragic attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, changed America forever. As each year passes, one essential question remains:...

The Most Cringeworthy 9/11 Tweets From Brands

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

It's the annual 9/11 tribute that no one asked for and everyone hates: companies on Twitter using the worst day in recent American history to promote ...

13 Years On, Our Choice Is Between America and Fear

Robin Koerner | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Minimizing risk at reasonable cost is the action of a sensible man or nation. Trying to eliminate all risk at any cost -- not only financial, but also of principle -- is the action of a man or nation that has become obsessive, compulsive, scared, or all three.

Strength in the Crucible of Crisis

D. Michael Lindsay | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
D. Michael Lindsay

Our greatest leaders guide us decisively through the crucible of crisis with a strength of character formed long before the moment came to act.

The Kennedy Assassination: More Important Than 9/11?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As I watch the footage of the grief-stricken people who lined the streets, I can't help but feel a nostalgia for that horrible time because it seems to me that it represents an America more unified than today.

Faith in Action: When #NeverForget Becomes Remember to Live Your Dreams

Cecilia T. Capers | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Cecilia T. Capers

My friend put her dream on hold because of financial concerns hoping that time and the right circumstances would eventually work in her favor. Her life and untimely departure from this world left an indelible impression on me to pursue my aspirations.

Twelve Years After 9/11: Let's End the Politics of Fear

Robin Koerner | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Since 9/11, it seems that the American Left and the American Right have agreed on something of profound importance: We're scared. The politics of the last 12 years have been the politics of fear.

Watch One World Trade Center Rise And Change The New York Skyline Forever

Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

The construction of One World Trade Center has transformed New York City's skyline more than a decade after the tragic September 11, 2001 attacks. ...

LOOK: The Heart-Wrenching Images Of 9/11 That We'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks, these images still resonate, reminding of the absolute physical and emotional devastation that so many people...

How Americans Are Commemorating 9/11 This Year

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with solemn cer...

Commemorating September 11th Through Volunteering

Ryan Scott | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
Ryan Scott

As September 11th approaches, now is this the right time to ask your company, your co-workers and yourself, "What will you do?"

'Nobody Is Listening to Your Phone Calls'

Joel Sucher | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Joel Sucher

Chronic surveillance is an addiction and one that's fed by an industry that has billions invested in creating the technology and supplying the operatives (like Snowden) that become cogs in the machinery that supports the larger matrix.

West Blast Obliterates Safety Lie

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

You are not safe. Not at work. Not at home in your bed. The biggest threat is not terrorism. It's corporate negligence leading to a blast or collapse or release of toxic chemicals.

Marathoner's Daughter: 'Are We at War, Mommy?'

Kerry Patton | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Kerry Patton

The recent bombings in Boston should serve as a reminder that the United States is in fact fighting a war. It should also serve as a reminder that the war is not just one being fought abroad, but also here inside the United States.

WATCH: What 9/11 Was Like For Tom Brokaw

OWN | Posted 03.18.2013 | OWN

The OWN series "Oprah's Master Class" features intimate first-person stories told by newsmakers who have impacted the world. In the March 17 episode, ...

From 9/11 to Targeted Killing

D. Robert Worley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
D. Robert Worley

Targeted killing by drone has proven to be tactically effective but, as evidenced in Vietnam, overwhelming success at the tactical level does not necessarily translate into success at the strategic level.

Of Guns, Whales, Freedom, and Justice

John Fullerton | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
John Fullerton

Like the disaster of 9-11, Newtown points to a larger and more profound societal instability that defines our transitional era.

Terrorist Attacks More Than Quadrupled In Decade Since Sept. 11

Reuters | Peter Apps | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The number of terrorist attacks each year has more than quadrupled in the decade since September 11, 2001, a study relea...

WalMart CALLS THE COPS On Students' 9/11 Tribute

Posted 11.13.2012 | Miami

Walmart has apologized for booting 75 elementary school students from a South Florida store Tuesday after they arrived to honor the fallen of 9/11 by ...

WATCH: Lost Footage From 9/11

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

Raw footage from Sept. 11 can be alternately terrifying, heartbreaking and fascinating. Although 11 years have passed since the attacks, the images an...

'TOON: Remembering Sept. 11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

There's no way around it. Every year, as summer winds down and fall starts making itself known, we all feel it in the air, we all see it in our mind's...

Talking To My Daughter About 9/11 And Dreams

Raluca State | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Raluca State

What could a five-year-old possibly learn from all this sadness? What could she possibly gain from all the heartache? What about this moment in history could actually have a positive impact on her little life?

Christopher Mathias

Uncertain Future For Sphere, A Symbol Of Resilience On 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

After the 9/11 attacks, Fritz Koenig's "Sphere for Plaza Fountain" became one of the city's most significant memorials to the nearly 3,000 people who ...

Does This Casino Promotion Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.11.2012 | Money

Many Americans use Sept. 11 as a reminder to be thankful, to remember loved ones and to honor the fallen, but some businesses are also using the day ...