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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive

    Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive
    My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in 1994, he became psychotic, paranoid and lost touch with reality. He made many attempts to get into the White House for what he thought were scheduled meetings with...
  • Is ISIS' rise the start of World War III? [Letter]

    Is ISIS' rise the start of World War III? [Letter]
    My heart is very saddened today as I listen and read the media reports related to the radical and terrorist units in the Middle East who are speaking out as they describe various avenues by which they eventually hope to destroy the U.S. units in that...
  • Radius-TWC Chief on 'Citizenfour': 'It's Going to Get Heated'

    "Citizenfour" rode the national debate over Edward Snowden to a smashing debut at the art house box office this weekend, positioning itself as one of the year's few documentary success stories. The intimate account of the computer analyst's decision to...
  • PopPolitics: Laura Poitras on Edward Snowden's Reaction to 'Citizenfour' (Listen)

    "Citizenfour" enjoyed a strong box office debut this weekend along with some very good reviews. The reaction from the subject of the movie, Edward Snowden, was of reluctance at being at the center of a story that needed to be told. Director Laura...
  • 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...
  • Treason is treason

    Treason is treason
    There is only one word to describe the behavior of an American citizen who provides "aid and comfort" to the enemy — it's treason ("Girls' alleged attempt to go to Syria worries some," Oct. 23). I've no idea what the federal statutes are today,...
  • Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray

    Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray
    With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at UBS Financial Services in Hunt Valley, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal. Murray appears regularly on...
  • Drones used to capture high school football action

    Drones used to capture high school football action
    The future of sports looks like a UFO, sounds like a weed trimmer and has spent this fall floating 30 feet above the grass of South Elgin High School's football field. The school is one of the first in the area to use a camera-equipped drone to record...
  • Vaccine ignorance -- deadly and contagious

    In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to SARS to Ebola. And even after threats are addressed, a new form of...
  • Spirits of the harvest season summon you to enjoy craft beverages

    Spirits of the harvest season summon you to enjoy craft beverages
    Autumn often brings bright blue skies streaked with sunshine and bedroom windows cracked open to catch the crisp evening air, inviting in the aroma of crackling fireplaces, pine needles and sweet crushed fruit — apples, pears and grape mashes...
  • The new "Ebola Czar"

    The new "Ebola Czar"
    I’m going to be a contrarian on this “Ebola Czar” issue, I’m afraid. A lot of people are saying Barack Obama made a purely political appointment when he named Ron Klain, a former aide to Joe Biden and Al Gore, to the post of...