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September 11

The Heroes of September 11th

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

When those Twin Towers were struck and imploded on that fateful September 11 morning our minds and souls were also struck and imploded.

Obama: 'No Regrets' Over Ground Zero Mosque Comments

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Despite criticism from Republicans and others, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has "no regrets" over the comments he made ...

9/11 Memorial Vandalized

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Staten Island's monument to World Trade Center victims has been vandalized for a third time in four years. The "Postcards" memorial co...

GOP Calls Obama Insensitive Over Stand On Ground Zero Mosque

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican candidates around the country seized on President Barack Obama's support for the right of Muslims to build a mosque near...

Ground Zero Mosque Opponents Have a Lot of Work to Do

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If Newt, Sarah and Glenn were truly so driven to maintain the sacred purity of American "hallowed ground," they can start by campaigning for the removal of the General Robert E. Lee statue of Gettysburg.

Sarah Palin's 'Ground Zero' Mosque Tweets Demand Answers From Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin took to Twitter and Facebook Saturday and demanded that President Obama explain whether or not he supports the decision by a Muslim Center...

Obama Supports 'The Right' To Build Ground Zero Mosque

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Weighing his words carefully on a fiery political issue, President Barack Obama said Saturday that Muslims have the right to build a mosque near New Y...

Terrorism in Times Square

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bruce Kluger

For whatever reason Osama bin Laden drew a bright red circle around lower Manhattan when he first concocted his insidious call for attention, it has changed this metropolis forever.

Court Order Highlights U.S. Legal Distortions

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

A judge found that a young man from Yemen, seized at the age of 17, has been imprisoned in the United States detention center in Cuba for the past eight years without cause. Sadly, such opinions are now common.

It's Not All Fun and Games at "Camp Justice"

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

If efficient justice was even part of the goal at Guantanamo Bay, the case of Noor Muhammed, who appeared for a hearing in the military commission today, is a great example of just how spectacularly the government has failed.

Roy Sekoff On Ground Zero 'Mosque' Uproar: The Key to Pissing People Off: Location Location, Location (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Huff TV

Plans to build a "mini-mosque" and Islamic community center near the site of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks have been received with praise and ...

Pictures of Unnecessary Events

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

If our political leaders and our government had taken warnings seriously and had their hair on fire sufficiently to stand up all agencies on high alert, the 9/11 airplane highjackers could have been stopped.

CIA Sought Ahmad Hikmat Shakir, Alleged 'Gay Terrorist,' To Penetrate Al-Qaida

New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

... A new story about the run-up to 9/11 has emerged--a previously undisclosed, covert C.I.A. effort to recruit a spy to penetrate Al Qaeda a year and...

Looking ahead to 9/11/2011: The Time for National Healing Begins Now

Deepa Iyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepa Iyer

Let's not wait fifty years to recognize the impact of post 9/11 policies on our communities and our country. The movement towards national healing must begin now.

Senate Committee Hearing on Ethics Report Disappoints

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

For anyone hoping the Justice Department would commit to further investigations that the White House instructed its lawyers to find legal justifications for torture, today was a disappointment.

What We Need To Hear About the Torture Report

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

On Friday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the investigation into the Justice Department memos that authorized the torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the Bush administration.

Lindsey Graham v. the U.S. Military

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The overwhelming majority of actual military leaders, with hundreds of years of military experience behind them, all disagree with Lindsey Graham over advocating military trials for all suspected terrorists.

The Terrorists Next Door

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gerdy

We have crossed over to the dark side when political posturing is more important than solutions to our problems. The end results can not be positive if the truth is cast aside in favor of fearmongering.

Japan's PIKADON Project & Hiroshima Yes! Campaign in New York City

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Manhattan said "Yes!" to a non-nuclear world last week as famed Japanese artist Seitaro Kuroda (video) and the Hiroshima Yes! Campaign kicked off "The...

9/11 Memorial & Museum Receives Thank You Letters, Drawings From "Dear Hero" Collection

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More than 3,000 letters, drawings and other objects of appreciation sent to New York firehouses after the 2001 terror attacks are bei...

CU asks court to bill Ward Churchill for $52,000 in legal costs

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado is seeking to recover more than $52,000 from Ward Churchill to cover costs the school incurred fighting a lawsuit filed by ...

Astrology & Politics, Washington's New Odd Couple

Virginia Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Virginia Bell

Even if you are not a fan of astrology you can't easily dismiss Ms. Murray; her book is well researched and well written; she is politically astute, and deeply passionate about America.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed And The Death Penalty: Why We Can't Kill Him

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

There is no solving the problem of mass murder. We can only hope to move past it, and perhaps that the spiritual and emotional wounds of 9/11 will turn into the proud flesh of a new humanist outlook.

Eric Holder: Thwarted New York-Denver Terror Plot Was Most Serious Since 9-11

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the alleged terror plot disrupted in New York was "one of the most serious in the United ...

Jason Linkins

Rudy Giuliani Spokesman Clarifies Statement, Gets It Wrong Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, earlier this morning, an eye-popping moment on Good Morning America occurred when Rudy Giuliani appeared to forget that the September 11th Attacks...