9/11 anniversary

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Paul Krugman: 9/11 Stained By Shame
 This Day Is Stained by Shame 

This Day Is Stained by Shame

What happened after the attacks was unforgivable: Paul Krugman

(Newser) - For many Americans, the 10th anniversary of September 11 comes shrouded in feelings of grief and loss, but the overwhelming emotion for Paul Krugman is shame. The "atrocity should have been a unifying event," but instead "fake heroes like Bernie Kerik, Rudy Giuliani, and, yes, George W....

Sweden Busts 4 in Suspected Terror Plot

But terror alert level not raised; officials tight-lipped

(Newser) - Swedish police arrested four people on suspicion of preparing a terror attack and evacuated an arts center in Sweden's second largest city on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, officials said today. The four were arrested in Goteborg, said a Swedish police spokeswoman, who wouldn't say whether they...

Donald Rumsfeld: Terrorists Didn't Shut Pentagon
 Didn't Shut 


Rumsfeld: Terrorists Didn't Shut Pentagon

Giuliani, Bloomberg, Wolfowitz reflect on 9/11

(Newser) - As bells tolled today at Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and in a Pennsylvania field, politicians gathered on the Sunday talk shows to offer up their memories and interpretations of 9/11. “It was clear they had hit the seat of economic power in New York and the seat of military...

Obamas, Bushes Pay Respects at Ground Zero

Moment of silence at 8:46, moment first plane hit

(Newser) - President Obama opened a sun-splashed day of solemn remembrance today by honoring the 9/11 dead with a visit to ground zero, bowing his head at the cascading pools of the North Memorial Pond created in the footprint of the demolished north tower of the World Trade Center. Obama, hand in...

Former President Bush Lays Wreath at Pentagon to Mark 9/11 Anniversary
 Bush Lays Wreath at Pentagon 

Bush Lays Wreath at Pentagon

He will be in Pennsylvania later today and NYC tomorrow

(Newser) - The 9/11 ceremonies are starting to unfold across the nation, with George W. Bush laying a wreath at the Pentagon this morning as part of a silent tribute to the 184 people killed there a decade ago. Later today, he heads to Shanksville, Pa., to dedicate a memorial to Flight...

Kids With Bush on 9/11 Recall the Moment

He looked like he got 'worst news in the world,' recalls one

(Newser) - In the let-no-stone-go-unturned spirit of 9/11 coverage, AP catches up with the Florida second-graders who were sitting around President Bush as he read My Pet Goat and got the news about the World Trade Center attacks. Samples:
  • "It was like a blank stare. Like he knew something was going

US Pilots Tried Kamikaze Attack on United 93

Then-rookie tells story of how she almost gave her life on 9/11

(Newser) - Heather “Lucky” Penney was a rookie who’d just finished F-16 training on September 11, 2001, but when the attacks hit, she was one of two pilots who took to the air to defend Washington from United 93. There was just one problem: They didn’t have any ammo...

US Did Not &#39;Overreact&#39; to 9/11
 US Did Not 
 'Overreact' to 9/11 
charles krauthammer

US Did Not 'Overreact' to 9/11

Our response has kept us safe for 10 years: Charles Krauthammer

(Newser) - Charles Krauthammer issues an emphatic rebuttal to what he calls the "new conventional wisdom" about 9/11—that the US overreacted and brought upon itself a ruinous decade of war and financial misery. "Rubbish," he writes in the Washington Post . Al-Qaeda is on the brink of failure and...

Bloomberg Under Fire for Clergy-Free 9/11 Ceremony

Mayor 'pretending we're a secular society': Southern Baptist leader

(Newser) - This Sunday’s 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York City won’t include any speakers from the clergy—and both religious and political figures aren’t happy about it. “We’re not France,” says a Southern Baptist leader. “Mr. Bloomberg is pretending we’re a secular society,...

FBI Seeking 'Terror Trio' Believed Sent by al-Qaeda Boss

At least one man in suspected plot is believed to be US citizen: ABC

(Newser) - The FBI, CIA, and police are attempting to track down a trio of men they believe arrived in the US last month to launch a terror attack on the anniversary of 9/11. The men, who officials believe were sent by al-Qaeda boss Ayman al-Zawahiri, are suspected of plotting a car...

NASA Clip Shows 9/11 From Space

Smoke rises from New York in ISS video

(Newser) - As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, NASA has provided a stunning new look at the tragedy—which was visible all the way from the International Space Station. American astronaut Frank Culbertson and two Russians were orbiting the earth in the ISS when they caught video of smoke...

New York Unveils 9/11 Memorial Flag

Andrew Cuomo presents banner to appear at Ground Zero

(Newser) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled New York state’s official September 11th Memorial Flag, to be displayed at the Ground Zero memorial as well as the state Capitol, the Albany Times-Union reports. At a press conference today with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Cuomo said the flag “...

Joe Scarborough Honors 9/11 ... in Song

MSNBC releases video for 'Reason to Believe'

(Newser) - MSNBC's Joe Scarborough is taking a unique approach to the 9/11 anniversary: He's released his own music video called Reason to Believe, writes Dan Needham of the Huffington Post , who writes a glowing review. (Not everyone is so kind; see Gawker .) "It's critical that we...

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