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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel

    Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel
    Jake Green attacked a bully who pummeled his best friend, Sam Medina, two days after 9/11 — because Sam is an Arab Muslim. The scene that unfolded in Ramblewood Middle School's cafeteria in Coral Springs wasn't a cause for alarm. It was a...
  • Ex-Courant Editor Teutsch Remembered As Dedicated Journalist, Humble Colleague

    Ex-Courant Editor Teutsch Remembered As Dedicated Journalist, Humble Colleague
    Clifford L. Teutsch, a dedicated newspaperman who led The Courant's newsroom through some of its most exhilarating and most turbulent times, died Friday. He was 64. Teutsch served as editor of the Courant from September 2006 to May 2009, and as...
  • Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reportedly claimed close to 4,000 lives, and World Health Organization officials believe the true death toll could be far higher. An international response including U.S. military personnel, as well as assistance from...
  • The Enduring Appeal Of State's Silent Bells

    The Enduring Appeal Of State's Silent Bells
    Bells have long been expected to alert listeners that something is happening. Yet they are frequently valued not only for their sound, but as quiet icons of remembrance. Silent bells can ring loudly in our imaginations. Historically, and into the...
  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule

    L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heralded a rule change Monday that will allow the construction of skyscrapers with spires or slanted roofs -- revising a longstanding regulation that forced builders to make flat-topped structures. The decades-old rule...
  • Virtual hate to actual terrorism: Front & Center

    Despite its favorable uses, social media's often a cesspool where mankind's better angels don't rinse their wings. Gossip, racism and revenge porn all collect in the virtual gutter. Now, terrorist groups, particularly ISIS, have hijacked social media,...
  • Sweden and the wakening of eco-integrity

    Startling news: Sweden now recycles 99 percent of its waste. At least that's what people are saying, including an official website of Sweden itself: "Less than one per cent of Sweden's household waste ends up in a rubbish dump." There may be less to this...
  • Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'

    Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'
    Claudia Rankine's laugh comes out of the body as an explosion of complex contradictions: mirth, disappointment, irony, dismay. Sitting in her living room in Claremont, where she is a professor at Pomona College, the 51-year-old poet relies on laughter...
  • Americans who join ISIS are traitors

    Americans who join ISIS are traitors
    Every time I hear about Americans fighting alongside ISIS terrorists, I am reminded of what they are — traitors. At one time, the United States executed traitors by firing squad, hanging, or — in the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg,...
  • No mere oversight

    Omar Gonzalez is a 42-year-old unemployed, homeless Army veteran who told Secret Service agents he breached White House security because he wanted to warn President Obama about the atmosphere collapsing. Federal agents who searched his car found more than...