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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • New York Film Fest: Kathryn Bigelow's small film on a big topic

    New York Film Fest: Kathryn Bigelow's small film on a big topic
    In her recent work, director Kathryn Bigelow has shown a flair for the maximal, taking on epic characters and big subjects such as the futility and meaning of foreign wars. "Zero Dark Thirty" was a nearly three-hour look at a globe-hopping quest over...
  • Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

    Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology
    Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...
  • Bank robber claims cellmate coerced him into jailbreak

    Bank robber claims cellmate coerced him into jailbreak
    A convicted bank robber who escaped from a high-rise Loop federal jail nearly two years ago was coerced into the daring, dead-of-night jailbreak by a cellmate who appeared to have connections with corrupt guards, his lawyers claimed in a court filing...
  • Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult

    Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult
    The only church destroyed by the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center will be rebuilt, more than a decade later. Groundbreaking on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church took place over the weekend. Construction is expected to be...
  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...
  • Step One In New UConn-Quinnipiac Hockey Rivalry Tuesday

    Step One In New UConn-Quinnipiac Hockey Rivalry Tuesday
    STORRS — The UConn and Quinnipiac hockey teams face each other Tuesday night at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, the resumption of a rivalry that took shape in the late 1990s and early 2000s at Northford Ice Pavilion and Freitas Ice Forum. As...
  • Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us

    Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us
    Americans are living under a dire threat that could quickly escalate into a national emergency. No, not Ebola or the Islamic State but the hugely overhyped fear of them. The public resembles one of those cartoon elephants perched on a chair in trembling...
  • World Trade Center site, a work in progress

    NEW YORK — With next month's planned opening of One World Trade Center, the slow-moving, always-contentious reconstruction of the 16-acre site devastated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will take a major step forward. Here's a status report on the...
  • Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace

    Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace
    Remember the suburban shopping mall? Supposedly it's dying in the United States. Almost no new malls are being built, companies that specialize in malls have declared bankruptcy and — worst of all, if you grew up in 1980s shopping-mall culture...
  • One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'

     One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'
    NEW YORK — Ever since that awful day, when the hijacked jetliners tore into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and the decision to rebuild was made, the question lurked: Could a new skyscraper deliver more than just a blunt statement that...
  • Wethersfield's Keane Carnival Is This Weekend

    WETHERSFIELD — The Richard M. Keane Foundation is sponsoring its sixth annual carnival at Cove Park this weekend. The carnival began at 5 p.m. Friday and will continue from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The event is free and...