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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Ellison Banks Findly Presents Inaugural Lecture

    In her inaugural lecture on April 2 as the Scott M. Johnson '97 Distinguished Professor of Religion at Trinity College, Ellison Banks Findly examined the tension between "the worldly" and "the other worldly" in Indian culture, exploring three models for...
  • China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station

    China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station
    BEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140. Reporters leaped into...
  • Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity

    Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity
    BOSTON — There's a tense excitement running through this city as it prepares for the 118th Boston Marathon, a uniquely Bostonian event, held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April, which celebrates the first battles of the Revolutionary War....
  • World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit

    World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit
    Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
  • A somber bon voyage for Titanic exhibit

    Anna Sophia Turja was just 18 when she boarded the Titanic, bound for her new home: America. An immigrant from Finland, Turja shared a third-class cabin with several other women. They were inside that room when an iceberg scraped along the ship's side...
  • New tour, new material for comedian Demetri Martin

    "A drunk driver is very dangerous. Everyone knows that. But so is a drunk backseat driver if he's persuasive." That's just one of approximately 10 million jokes that the wildly prolific standup comic Demetri Martin has written over his career. His comedy...
  • Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake

    Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake
    When he turned 65, Billy Crystal decided to reprise "700 Sundays," his Tony Award-winning 2004 one-man show. The title refers to the number of Sundays he had with his father, Jack, before he died of a heart attack when Crystal was just 15. "I never felt...
  • Construction On Veterans Memorial In Middletown To Begin In May

    MIDDLETOWN — Sixty-five trees will be planted at Veterans Memorial Park this year in honor of the 65 state soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002. Veterans groups and state officials attended a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday...
  • GM could benefit, too, from an ignition-switch victims fund

    (Reuters) - If General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an option that a top legal adviser suggested it is exploring, the company could give up strong defenses to a wave of lawsuits. But it could stand to...
  • Pennsylvania lieutenant governor candidates battling anonymity

    PITTSBURGH — "If you want to hide a secret from someone," state Sen. Mike Stack advised the audience, "talk about it at a lieutenant governor forum because no one will hear it." The Philadelphia Democrat dabbles in standup comedy, but he spoke to a...
  • Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war

    Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war
    The "culture wars" have been a feature of American politics for almost a century, but recently a number of commentators have declared their end. Conservatives have lost, swept aside by a wave of enthusiasm for marriage equality and sexualized mass...