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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole

    5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole
    On Wednesday, John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, met with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board to discuss TSA's Pre-Check program, which provides pre-screened trusted travelers with expedited passage through security at...
  • U.S. militarism won't eradicate 'traces of evil'

    Barack Obama's central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the 13th anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness of U.S. foreign policy over the last decade-plus...
  • Not Bombing In Iraq Again

    Let me get this straight. We have been meddling in the Middle East for decades now which, ostensibly, led to the attack on 9/11. So now we are going to bomb in Iraq again and add Syria to our list of targets. As the saying goes, those who forget history...
  • California's crime rate may be falling, but my dystopian nightmares are rising

    California's crime rate may be falling, but my dystopian nightmares are rising
    Crime is falling in California. Yet the state's police agencies have one of the highest concentrations of surplus military hardware in the United States. People started paying more attention to a post-9/11 Defense Department program to transfer military...
  • Michael Smerconish: Congress needs to take a stand on Islamic State fight

    While President Barack Obama made a convincing case for military intervention against the Islamic State last week, there's something else that should occur before the United States again pursues a strategy of war: It's time for Congress to have an up-or-...
  • Senators assail Obama plans to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

    WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday tore apart the Obama administration's strategy to fight the Islamic State, expressing skepticism about the scope, duration and partners involved in what Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged would be a "multi-...
  • Bruce Springsteen headlines Nov. 5 Stand Up For Heroes benefit

    Bruce Springsteen will join comics Louis C.K., John Oliver and John Mulaney for the eighth Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert Nov. 5 at Madison Square Garden in New York to raise money to assist injured military service personnel and their families....
  • Martin Schram: Winning Islam's other battle � for hearts and minds of Muslim youth

    This is the week Washington pounced on the question of whether or not American "boots on the ground" will be needed in our newest war against the terrifying forces of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq. It erupted Tuesday when the chairman of the...
  • White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary

    White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary
    Years before he was convicted of plotting to kill a Chicago federal judge, white supremacist Matthew Hale was an accomplished violinist said to favor the wistful and passionate concertos of Tchaikovsky. Now Hale wants to take up the instrument again...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Entrepreneur aims to improve women's safety

    If Yasmine Mustafa's business goal for her self-defense technology company, Roar for Good L.L.C., is met, the world will be a safer place for women. It's an ambitious undertaking, inspired more by empathy than earnings an empathy for the mistreated, a...