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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • Keeping intruders out of the White House

    Keeping intruders out of the White House
    If you climbed over the White House fence and headed for the front door of the presidential residence, how far would you expect to get before being intercepted and subdued? Ten yards? Twenty? Fifty? Wrong. Someone did it Friday evening, and he...
  • Pull a 180,000-pound plane for Special Olympics Illinois this weekend

    Pull a 180,000-pound plane for Special Olympics Illinois this weekend
    When Brent Kampert was 3 years old, it wasn’t clear if he’d be able to walk or talk properly. Now, at 28, Kampert is a Special Olympics USA Games silver medalist, and he'll be competing in a 180,000-pound plane pull at O’Hare this...
  • Lori Andre, entrepreneur, sets the pace selling designer shoes

    Lori Andre, entrepreneur, sets the pace selling designer shoes
    As a 24-year-old newlywed in 1983, Lori Andre rented a vacant storefront on Armitage Avenue just west of Halsted Street, unsure how she would fill it. It was an unlikely address for either of her ideas — gourmet takeout or women's footwear —...
  • Timing a debate on war-making

    WASHINGTON -- Now that President Obama has laid his case before the United Nations for a concerted international war on the emerging Islamic State, if and when should the argument be debated in Congress? Obama legal experts have insisted that the...
  • UN speech may indicate a tougher Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The President Obama many fellow Democrats have been looking for ever since his 2008 election may have shown up this week at the United Nations. His tough and direct call on the rest of the international community to step up to the...
  • Hyperpartisan Congress can't act rationally

    This Congress has difficulty in putting aside hyperpartisanship and rigid ideology long enough to do anything rational. So it may be just as well that members ran for the hills to avoid voting on bombing Iraq (and now Syria). Republicans want to avoid...
  • The Mideast horrors grow

    The Mideast horrors grow. Latest are the Syrian Kurds in unthought-of numbers, in flight to Turkey, where there already are more than a million refugees from Syria. As if the region were not already thick with refugees from the terrorism practiced by...
  • Should Congress have approved ISIS airstrikes?

    President Obama says he doesn't need authorization for military actions against ISIS, saying Congress after 9/11 permitted a president to attack terrorists. Congress last week didn't address the war powers question when it authorized the U.S. to arm and...
  • President Obama correct to bomb ISIS

    Given Congress' inability to act on anything other than engaging in partisan politics, I think the president had to act if the intelligence reports are accurate. We all have seen and heard the ISIS threats and acts of barbarianism. If we are to believe...
  • Travelers Tournament Donates $1.6M To Charities

    Travelers Tournament Donates $1.6M To Charities
    HARTFORD – The bleachers, corporate boxes and concession stands from the Travelers Championship were stored away and the $6.2 million purse was distributed to those PGA Tour players just over four months ago. But don't tell Scott Young, a member of...