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September 11 2001

Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11: Revisited

Kimberly Tan | Posted 09.08.2014 | College
Kimberly Tan

As an incoming sophomore in college now, I understand even more about the extraordinary impact that 9/11 had on America.

Actions Speak Louder: Reflections on Sept.12

Daniel Scott | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

It was the 12th of September 2001, and insomnia had only just begun to run rampant worldwide. Thousands of miles away from where my terrified heart wa...

Big Problems Could Delay 9/11 Case

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A defendant in the Sept. 11 case at Guantanamo Bay was ejected from the courtroom Monday after arguing with th...

Guantanamo Detainee Pictures' Release Nixed

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — The government does not have to release photographs and dozens of videotapes of a Saudi citizen detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in ...

Finding Happiness in the Face of Tragedy

Leah Yomtovian Roush | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Leah Yomtovian Roush

Focus your lingering anger, despair and frustration on helping those who lost loved ones on that tragic day. Find a way to support the young men and women who committed themselves to defending our nation as a result of the attack.

A Look At September 11 Commemorations Around The U.S.

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

A look at events marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks: NEW YORK CITY...

September 11 Memorial Honors Victims From Flight 93

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Under a blue sky and against a backdrop of rolling hills, family, friends and others gathered Wednesday in a western Pennsylv...

Obama Marks 9/11 Anniversary

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama, the prospect of more U.S. military action in the Middle East hung over his observance Wednesday of the ...

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. ...

Michael McAuliff

A Pocketful Of Terror: Deciphering Toxic Dust From 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

This post was originally published on September 11, 2011. WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, just before I went on vacation with my family, I went to ...

Haunting Memories Of 9/11 Shape Syria Debate

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twelve years later, haunting memories of Sept. 11 are shaping the debate over what to do about Syria. As Americans mark the anniversary...

Obama, Joe Biden Mark Anniversary Of 9/11 Attack

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are observing a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Obama an...

Despite Ongoing Anxiety, Poll Shows Public Doubts On Privacy Rise

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following disclosures about the National Security Agency's massive surveillance programs, a majority of Americans believe the U.S. gover...

What I Want You to Hear in Tribute to 9/11

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

Today, may the gentle sounds of our whispered blessings rise up and join together in the September skies, covering our nation with a sheltering blanket of reverence, unity, and meaning.

Threat Threshold

Darryl Woodard | Posted 08.15.2013 | World
Darryl Woodard

From recently over a week ago, the unthinkable was feared to be possible once more. And as inconvenient that possibility may be, in this new era such ...

Is the War on Terror Worth the Price?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

When one considers how completely out of whack our defense budget is in the post 9/11 age of perpetual war, the cuts will still leave us with a military budget that dwarfs all other countries combined.

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...

Did Obama Or Romney Break The 9/11 Truce?

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and BEN FELLER | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney declared a fleeting truce for partisan digs Tuesday as the nation remembered the ...

'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...

The Only American Not On Earth On Sept. 11, 2001

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science

While almost every American can recall where they were and what they were doing during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, no other person sh...

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 ...

Congress Remembers 9/11 With Memorial Ceremony

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the House and Senate have filled the steps on the east front of the Capitol to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. ...

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 ...

Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11

Kimberly Tan | Posted 11.11.2012 | Teen
Kimberly Tan

I was only five on September 11, 2001 when I heard that the United States was attacked. Over a decade later, at the age of 16, I now realize how September 11 has reshaped our nation.