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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • A crisis in Central America

    A crisis in Central America
    A crisis of enormous economic and humanitarian impact is unfolding in Central America, and it's hard to find much mention of it in our national media, other than constant references to a result of the crisis: tens of thousands of human beings, many of...
  • U.S. Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance backstop

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reauthorize a federal terrorism risk insurance program that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Senators voted 93-4 in favor of a bill that gives the federal...
  • Israel's goals are honorable

    Israel does not want to maintain military control of another people, nor does it wish to be destroyed. The goal of Hamas, as well as Fatah and the Arab League, is the elimination of Israel. They have pledged repeatedly not to recognize Israel as a...
  • Republicans can't seem to agree on Iraq and Middle East strategies

    The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era. Unfolding...
  • Easton's Lasko is more than a star for Wounded Warriors

    In 2004, then-U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Dan Lasko lost part of his left leg during a mission in Afghanistan. In the 10 years that have elapsed since, he's gained so much more back. The Easton Area High School graduate and Hanover Township resident...
  • B-2 stealth bomber, at age 25, to get major upgrades from Air Force

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The most intimidating aircraft in the world is 25 years old this week and is about to become even more advanced. The nation's fleet of B-2 stealth bombers, the pride of Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, is poised to get nearly $10...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • U.S. judge imposes lighter sentences on Britons who supported Taliban

    NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday sentenced two British nationals to far shorter prison sentences than prosecutors were seeking after the men pleaded guilty in December to supporting Muslim militants through print and online...
  • Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at L.A. summit on homeless veterans

    Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at L.A. summit on homeless veterans
    Facing a 2016 deadline to make good on pledges to end veteran homelessness, First Lady Michelle Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are scheduled to speak at a conference Wednesday in Century City, where they are expected to reveal new initiatives...
  • Brit Tied To Terror Groups, Sentenced To 12 Years, Could Be Out In Months

    NEW HAVEN — A British engineer who U.S. prosecutors claim pioneered the use of the Internet as a support system for terrorists in Europe and the Middle East was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison Wednesday but could be free in months because of...
  • Swimming: It's never too late to learn

    Swimming: It's never too late to learn
    The moment brings laughter now, but it sure wasn't funny then. Michelle Simmons swam to the middle of the deep end at the YMCA pool and froze. She was too tired to go all of the way to the wall. She was too scared to turn around and swim back to the...