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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Has The Sun forgotten 9/11? [Letter]

    Has The Sun forgotten 9/11? [Letter]
    I am outraged! On Sept. 11, 2014, I had to get to page 15 of The Sun to read a small article about the New York commemoration of the Sept. 11 attacks. The front page had the Ravens, the Pride of Baltimore II, President Barack Obama's speech on ISIS...
  • 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...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Selfie at Auschwitz -- and why it's wrong

    Selfie at Auschwitz -- and why it's wrong
    In a place haunted by ghosts, on a thoroughfare of the damned, standing upon ground once watered by blood, Breanna Mitchell lifted a camera to take her own picture. She smiled a sunshine smile. And the Internet exploded. The image the Alabama teenager...
  • Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism

     Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism
    Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon? Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...
  • Obama's future may hinge on response to Islamic State [Commentary]

    Obama's future may hinge on response to Islamic State [Commentary]
     In his televised speech to the nation Wednesday evening, Barack Obama has a major opportunity to put his wavering presidency back on track by firmly and clearly saying how he intends to deal with the terrorist Islamic State. He must stop talking about...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]
    This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...
  • Peter O'Brien joins effort to help those with mental illness

    Peter O'Brien joins effort to help those with mental illness
    Peter O'Brien is uncertain talking to me in this crowded tea shop, my iPad set to record. After all, his son never wanted his story told. "I know during his time on Earth he didn't want me to talk about it," O'Brien confided, his jaw clenched,...
  • U.S. needs more balanced approach in Middle East

    Gary Olson hit the nail on the head with his Your View article re the situation in the Middle East. Very few people have the courage to tell the truth about what is truly happening in that area. Here in the U.S., the anti-Israeli voices are squashed by...
  • Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11

    Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11
    On a clear September morning in 2001, the world changed. The 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington changed the way that America looked at safety, security and its role in the world. As the first of the two World Trade Center towers fell, and...
  • 50 people, including poker cashier, seek Apopka administrator job

    50 people, including poker cashier, seek Apopka administrator job
    More than 50 people want Richard Anderson's old job running the city of Apopka — from a former poker room cashier at a dog track to a former New York City firefighter who risked his life when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on 9/...