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September 11 Attacks

What I Want My Kids To Know About 9/11

Jeannette Bellesfield | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents
Jeannette Bellesfield

I never thought I'd have to explain the events to my own children one day. But here I am, 13 years and two kids later, wondering what to say to them.

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.

Forgetting the 9/11 Victims

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

Now that the museum's opening is over, and the public has been given its space for remembering, it is time for the museum's administrators to return to the private suffering of the victims' families. It is not too late to give the 9/11 families the rights they deserve.

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...

Good Cop, Bad Cop and the Syria Crisis

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Hoyt Hilsman

Since the Syria crisis began, there has been lots of talk from both sides of the political spectrum about how America should not be the "world's polic...

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...

Bachmann Makes Questionable 9/11 Suggestion

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) suggested the Muslim Brotherhood was behind the 9/11 attacks during a press conference in Egypt on Saturday. "We ha...

What the Boston Attack Means for America

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

As of this writing there have been no arrests made, no persons of interest announced by authorities and no terrorist organizations claiming respon...

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, ...

9/11 Pilot's Widow Died Accidentally

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The widow of a man who piloted one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 died accidentally, a Colorado coroner said Friday. Sandy Dahl, 52, died o...

11 Years and Counting: Part 1

Sharon Premoli | Posted 11.14.2012 | World
Sharon Premoli

The demise of Osama bin Laden is obviously welcome, but there is far more to be done. Nowhere is this more pressing than with our nation's refusal to demand that the Saudi government accept culpability for supporting the terrorists who attacked us.

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...

What Al Qaeda Looks Like 11 Years After 9/11

Posted 09.11.2012 | World

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers affiliated with the international terrorist network al Qaeda carried out a string of attacks that t...

How I Escaped The Label Of '9/11 Kid'

Cait Leavey | Posted 11.10.2012 | Impact
Cait Leavey

My process of healing was recognizing the power of resilience -- recognizing how I can transform my experience into a sense of positive action.

For 9/11 First Responders, Every Day Is A Reminder Of Attacks

John Feal | Posted 11.04.2012 | Impact
John Feal

For these responders, September 11th does not merely reflect a day, week or even months. Instead it is a lifetime of psychological digestion, one only truly understood by others that worked on the pile.

Obama, Romney Pulling Ads On One Day

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- For the third straight election, the presidential candidates have agreed to suspend all campaign advertising on the anniversary of the Sep...

The Most Impactful TV Moment

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack is by far the most memorable moment shared by television viewers during the past 50 years, a stu...

Everyone Loses In a 9/11 Show Trial

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

When even the former chief prosecutor opposes a trial in the military commissions he headed, there's something seriously wrong. Since their creation...

9/11 Hero's Mother Responds To Carson Daly's Gay JetBlue Suggestion

Posted 03.29.2012 | Gay Voices

Carson Daly's now-infamous suggestion that gays wouldn't have been able to stop the JetBlue Airways pilot who experienced a mid-flight meltdown led ma...

Michael Bloomberg Says Work On Planned 9/11 Museum Has Stalled

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it...

Last Chance to Get It Right in Afghanistan

John Sifton | Posted 02.28.2012 | World
John Sifton

Afghanistan's future should not depend on Hamid Karzai or any other individual, but on democratic institutions that ensure that citizens get the better lives they deserve.

South Korean Developers May Change 'Twin Towers' Building Design

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

South Korean developers may be backing down from plans to erect two luxury apartment buildings that some say resemble the World Trade Center buildings...

Al Qaeda Owes $9.3 Billion For 9/11 Damage, Judge Recommends

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A magistrate judge in New York has recommended al-Qaida be assessed $9.3 billion for the damage done to properties and businesses in the S...

Al Qaeda Blasts Iran President's 'Ridiculous' 9/11 Theories

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

When he addressed the U.N. General Assembly last week, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reiterated his belief that the U.S. government was involv...

NORAD's Performance on 9/11 and Hollow Conspiracy Theories

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

As someone who knows NORAD from the inside, I know that every one of those men and women is dedicated to keeping our country safe and would have done anything and everything to prevent 9/11.