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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'

     Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'
    When reports surfaced in Washington this month that the Obama administration has been holding secret back-channel talks with Hamas over the last six months, the denials came swiftly. "These assertions are completely untrue," proclaimed State Department...
  • Bush isn't to blame for Obama's latest Iraq problems

    Bush isn't to blame for Obama's latest Iraq problems
    As Oliver Hardy used to tell Stan Laurel is those old black-and-white movie comedies, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" That continues to be Barack Obama's refrain to his predecessor, George W. Bush, as he struggles in his sixth...
  • A black hole in American history

    WASHINGTON -- When historians get around to appraising the start of the new century, what will they say about it? If circumstances continue as they have been, the period may well be deemed a deep black hole in the political life of this country. From the...
  • Best Sports Moment

     
    Monday's thrilling 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana in the World Cup gave me an idea for a question to throw out to you. I'll assume that everyone reading this saw that game on TV, if they saw it at all.......
  • Premiere of 'The Sixties' Brings Younger Viewers to CNN

    The premiere of 12-part series "The Sixties" provided CNN with a much-needed primetime ratings jolt when it premiered Thursday, making the cabler the top-rated news network for the hour in the industry's key demo. According to fast national data from...
  • Is MTV's 'The Real World' returning to Chicago?

    Is MTV's 'The Real World' returning to Chicago?
    MTV’s “The Real World” could be headed back to Chicago, more than 10 years after the reality series filmed in Wicker Park. Assuming the production receives city approval, the show would be based at 1100 W. Randolph St. in the West Loop,...
  • Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014

    Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014
    Sen. Tim Kaine is pushing a resolution that would recognize Veterans Day 2014 as a "welcome home" commemoration for veterans who have served in the post-911 era. The measure, which has bipartisan support in the Senate, also has the backing of the...
  • Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

    Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
  • Memorial service honors fallen officers, fire-rescue veterans

    Memorial service honors fallen officers, fire-rescue veterans
    The entire lobby was filled at the Broward Sheriff's Office, with people even looking down from the second and third floors. All eyes were on Paul Scorgie as he carried a wreath with a ribbon that read, "In Memoriam," and rested it on an easel. He...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Whose fault is the latest breakout of violence in Iraq?

    The breakout of violence and advance of ISIS in Iraq has plenty of folks in Washington pointing fingers. Is the violence President Obama's fault, for withdrawing troops from that war-torn country too soon? Or perhaps blame can be laid on the George W....