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September 11th

A Day That Will Live in Infamy

Warren Rudman | Posted 11.10.2011 | World
Warren Rudman

In 1999 we warned that terrorists "will acquire weapons of mass destruction... and some will use them. Americans will likely die on American soil, possibly in large numbers." Tragically, few in government or the media paid attention.

Lifting Hope Out of Horror -- on that day

Claudia Ricci | Posted 11.10.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

The simple message of Andrea Patel's book continues to move people. Continues to offer hope. As on that day suggests, despite the bad things that happen in the world, each of us can always do something to make the world a better place.

"Love's in Need of Love Today": A Song For the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

David Wild | Posted 11.10.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Ten years after 9/11, my wife and I still have no better explanation to offer our sons -- now 12 and 14 -- for what on earth happened that day than the poetic one that Stevie Wonder somehow understood a quarter century before those twin towers fell.

Matt Sledge

Janet Napolitano On 9/11 Anniversary Terror Threat: 'Let's Go About Our Business' | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Speaking at a conference for 9/11 victims' family members on Saturday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said New Yorkers shoul...

The Call to Love Our Enemies (Including Terrorists)

Eric Simpson | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Eric Simpson

The peacemaker does not use the same weapons as those who live in the world of the beast, but is rather armed with truth, faith, forbearance, forgiveness, mercy, grace and the love of enemies.

9/11: What We Gained

Paula Bernstein | Posted 11.09.2011 | Women
Paula Bernstein

Is it possible that 9/11 added to our overall happiness? The idea sounds preposterous, offensive. But reading an account of four unlikely survivors, I was struck by their sense of gratitude.

At Least 2 Suspects In Possible 9/11 Anniversary Attack May Be U.S. Citizens, Say Officials

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies have found no evidence that al-Qaida has sneaked any terrorists into the country for a strike coinciding...

Lessons From a Tragedy

Gordon Campbell | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Gordon Campbell

As we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11, we cannot forget the tragedy suffered that day, but we are also reminded of the extraordinary compassion displayed by individuals and communities across the country.

September 11 in Perspective

Michael Kaye | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Michael Kaye

My wife, Yolanda and I were in Costa Rica when the planes hit the towers. Our first thought when we heard the news was that our son commutes into Ma...

New Yorkers, Washingtonians Undaunted By Talk Of New Terror Threat

AP | KIM DOZIER and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

By KIM DOZIER and EILEEN SULLIVAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Undaunted by talk of a new terror threat, New Yorkers and Washingtonians...

Help Your Family and You Through 9/11 Anniversary and Terror Threats

Judith Barr | Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Barr

As we go into the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we are all having memories of that day and the shock, grief and terror we felt.

Annemarie Dooling

'If You Had Told Me As a Result Of 9/11 My Life Would Be Better, I'd Never Have Believed You' | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

"If you had told me that 10 years later, as a result of 9/11, of all of this, that my life would actually be better, I'd never have believed you." ...

By Love Alone: Contemplative Communities Converge To Commemorate 9/11

Patrick Groneman | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Patrick Groneman

In a culture where fear and anger are primary motivating factors for action, an understanding of love is one of the best tools we have to fight against terrorism and injustice.

9/11 Victim's Son Reflects On 10-Year Anniversary

Andrew Lenoir | Posted 11.09.2011 | College
Andrew Lenoir

This Sept. 11, the memorial at ground zero is opening for the first time, and as a country we are no closer to agreeing upon what it is we want to remember. We owe the dead, the suffering, the survivors and our posterity more than that.

10 Years and Still Gone

B.D. Gallof | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
B.D. Gallof

We as a nation have not done enough with the World Trade Center ground zero. It lies unfinished like so many other things that America used to stand for before two jets slammed into the Twin Towers.

What Would Buddha Do About A Terrorist Attack?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

Wise teachers throughout the ages have echoed Buddha's wisdom. These leaders have never taught weakness, but they have always taught love. And they have overcome greater foes than al Qaeda.

Interview With Journalist Jenna M. McKnight, Editor of 9/11 Through Our Eyes

Teddy Wayne | Posted 11.09.2011 | Media
Teddy Wayne

On September 16, 2001, Jenna M. McKnight, then a newspaper reporter in Indiana, sent a letter to a few dozen friends and family members, asking for their responses to September 11.

Opinion: One Instructor's Reflection On 9/11

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Belia Mayeno Saavedra Youth Radio ins...

10 Years After 9/11: A Degraded Yet Dangerous Al Qaeda Adapts & Inspires

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

The news of a specific, credible, yet uncorroborated terrorist threat to coincide with the tenth anniversary period of the 9/11 attacks highlights the amorphous nature of the contemporary risk landscape.

Remembering The Past, Re-membering The Future

John Philip Newell | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
John Philip Newell

How do we avoid getting stuck at simply remembering the past instead of also re-membering the future, of bringing back into relationship what has been torn apart?

Jaweed Kaleem

Prominent Evangelicals Make Appeal Ahead Of 9/11 | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- As Americans continue to debate the controversial decision by New York City officials to not include clergy-recited prayers in the Sept. 1...

No Place To Mourn: The Remains Of 9/11 That Were Never Found

CARLA CANDIA/EDLP | Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Whenever she wants to feel close to her son Paul, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, Sophie Ortiz pulls out her journal and writes to him, usually the ...

How the Arts Helped Us Through the September 11 Tragedy

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts are how we communicate about our emotions and our resolve. Every single memorial event that I have ever seen relating to the horror of 9/11 has included the arts as a necessary core of activity.

Longing To Run Away

Barbara Crafton | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

I wanted everyone to visit the smoldering site of the World Trade Center. I wanted everyone to see. And now, 10 years later, I want to run away.  

On 9/11 And Forgiving Too Quickly

Rabbi Daniel Greyber | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Greyber

God's forgiveness does not extend to sins committed by us against other people unless they've made things right. Neither should ours.