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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...
  • U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech

    U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech
    Let's begin by stipulating that most of Steven Salaita's tweets about Israel are merely loathsome. As such, they aren't sufficient grounds to deny him a teaching job at the University of Illinois. In that category we might include these: "Zionist...
  • St. Thomas More planning NYC trip

    St. Thomas More Church is offering an autumn trip to New York City to visit the 9/11 Museum and Zabar's Food Emporium. The trip takes place Nov. 15. Contact Lori O'Hara for tickets and details at 610-674-4374 or 484-951-0440.
  • Air travel, literature and its discontents

    Flying from Los Angeles to New York on Sunday, I sat next to a kid not too far from my son’s age who had eight drinks in the course of a five-hour flight. I wasn’t trying to keep count, but after a while, it became impossible not to do so...
  • Help one another during tough times

    Help one another during tough times
    Once again the anniversary of 9/11 came upon us, and every year the memories of that tragic day help me to appreciate how lucky I truly am. I woke up, the sun was shining, the birds were singing. How many of us can still enjoy life's beautiful moments?...
  • Remembering the Twin Towers -- My way

    "Nostalgia is often bittersweet!" said the Wise Philosopher. THIRTEEN YEARS ago I watched the historic and horrible events of 9/11 in real time from the windows of my 26th floor apartment in New York's Murray Hill. I had a cinematically dramatic and...
  • Reality impinges on Obama's Middle East strategy [Commentary]

    Reality impinges on Obama's Middle East strategy [Commentary]
    The strategy President Barack Obama has laid out to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the new Middle East terrorist peril reveals him as a man divided between combating the immediate threat and persevering in his determination get this country off "a...
  • 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...
  • Winnetka 9/11 remembrance features 2,977 American flags

    Winnetka 9/11 remembrance features 2,977 American flags
    The village of Winnetka's 6th Annual Sept. 11 flag-planting ceremony attracted a crowd of volunteers Wednesday who joined forces in planting 2,977 American flags on the Village Green. New Trier High School student Elliott Tucker asked the Winnetka...
  • 9-11 museum a soul-searching experience: My Word

    My son, Robert David Peraza, was murdered on Sept. 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center terrorist attack in New York City. He was single, 30 years old and worked as a bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald in Tower 1, floor 104. Suzanne, my wife, and I...
  • Too much information about Ray Rice — and not enough about everything else [Letter]

    Too much information about Ray Rice — and not enough about everything else [Letter]
    Where was your 9/11 coverage? I'm sick of hearing about the Ray Rice video. What did people think he was doing in that elevator, knitting doilies? I don't have any respect for a man who puts his hands on a woman. Period. As for the NFL, one has to ask...