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  1. 9/11
    NC House Republicans Conduct ‘Surprise Vote’ As Democrats Attend 9/11 MemorialWhat better way is there for GOP lawmakers to commemorate the tragedy than by exploiting it for political gain?
  2. 9/11
    The Uses of 9/11The terrorist attack has become a justification for state violence anywhere.
  3. 9/11
    Rudy Giuliani Marks 9/11 With Bizarre Anti-Protest TweetAmerica’s Mayor promotes division and authoritarianism on the 18th anniversary of an American tragedy.
  4. the national interest
    How Trump Learned to Make 9/11 a RacketHis commemoration of 9/11 included a threat to the Taliban, after inviting them to Camp David.
  5. features
    The City on the 107th FloorWhat it was like to work at Windows on the World.
  6. 9/11
    Rand Paul Blocks Senate From Unanimously Passing 9/11 First-Responders FundingThe Kentucky senator joins a long and unsuccessful line of Republicans who have attempted to stymie funding for 9/11 victims and first responders.
  7. Jennifer Love Hewitt on Acting Alongside Her Husband on 9-1-1“Thank God my husband on the show is nothing like my husband in real life.”
  8. last night on late night
    Jon Stewart Stops by Late Show to Yell at Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 SurvivorsIf we’re being honest, Jon Stewart does seem “bent out of shape” about the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
  9. 9/11
    McConnell on Jon Stewart: ‘He’s All Bent Out of Shape’ Over NothingThe Senate majority leader says 9/11 first responders will be taken care of and Stewart is “looking for some way to take offense.”
  10. 9/11
    Health Care for 9/11 Victims Is Expensive, But Islamophobia Is FreeJon Stewart’s testimony demonstrates how the GOP invokes 9/11 to inflame bigotry while remaining noncommittal on funding health care for its victims.
  11. 9/11
    A History of the Long Fight to Secure Funding for 9/11 First RespondersWhy Jon Stewart was so frustrated on Tuesday when he lobbied lawmakers, once again, over the treatment of emergency workers at Ground Zero.
  12. 9/11
    Jon Stewart Yelled at Members of Congress for Ignoring 9/11 First Responders“It’s an embarrassment to the country and it’s a stain on this institution.”
  13. 9/11
    Jon Stewart Yelled at Members of Congress for Ignoring 9/11 First Responders“It’s an embarrassment to the country and it’s a stain on this institution.”
  14. spin-offs
    Rob Lowe’s Fox Spin-Off 9-1-1: Lone Star Is Here for All Your Emergency NeedsEverything’s bigger in Texas, though hopefully not the medical calamities.
  15. anniversaries
    The Weird Sadness of Aughts NostalgiaThe good art from the era came at the expense of great distress.
  16. first person
    17 Years After 9/11, I’m Still a Terrorist in Hollywood’s EyesThis week, we observe the anniversary of 9/11 and start a new fall TV season. As unconnected as those may seem, they are totally intertwined for me.
  17. inappropriate reactions
    Donald Trump Is Having a Really Hard Time Honoring 9/11He started out the day tweeting and pumping his fists enthusiastically.
  18. trailer mix
    The 9-1-1 Season Two Trailer Promises Heroism and Hunky FiremenAlso, Jennifer Love Hewitt.
  19. gravidson
    Ariana Grande Gets Tattoo Honoring Pete Davidson’s Dad, Who Died on 9/11This couple can’t stop getting inked together!
  20. casting
    Jennifer Love Hewitt Is Replacing Connie Britton As a Phone Answerer on 9-1-19-1-1, it’s JLH!
  21. fan theories
    Margaret Atwood Attempts to Clarify “Star Wars Inspired 9/11” CommentsThe Handmaid’s Tale author pointed to A New Hope when discussing the terrorist acts earlier this week.
  22. hmmm
    Margaret Atwood Thinks Star Wars Caused 9/11“The only difference is, in Star Wars, they get away.” Hmm.
  23. vulture lists
    The 15 Most Bizarre 911 Calls on 9-1-1When a bouncy castle flies off of a cliff, you better call Connie Britton.
  24. select all
    This Apple Repair Center Calls the Police 20 Times a DayIt’s taking time away from actual emergencies.
  25. Connie Britton Does Not Want You to Be CynicalThe 9-1-1 star on the Time’s Up campaign, getting political, and the “only true secret” about her hair.
  26. quiz
    Can You Match Connie Britton’s Reaction With the Right 9-1-1 Call?9-1-1, what’s this emergency?
  27. season renewals
    Fox Renews 9-1-1, TV’s Best Drama About Connie Britton Answering PhonesThe series also stars Peter Krause and Angela Bassett.
  28. The Debut Episode of 9-1-1 Is SensationalRyan Murphy’s Fox series about first responders is engrossing, intense, and stars some great actors as lifesavers.
  29. Connie Britton Is the Voice Guiding You Through Trauma in the First 911 TeaserProtect us, Connie.
  30. ryan murphyverse
    9-1-1? Yes, I’d Like to Report Connie Britton’s Return to the Ryan Murphy-verseWho doesn’t want Connie Britton to save their life?
  31. the chain gang
    New Yorkers Are Getting a 5-Story Chick-fil-A That ‘Pays Homage’ to 9/11It’s the chain’s largest ever, with a rooftop terrace and unobstructed Freedom Tower views.
  32. The Alabama GOP’s Senate Primary Lives on the Theocratic FringeRoy Moore’s wild theocratic views would make him a joke in most places. In Alabama, his desperate GOP foes won’t even mention them.
  33. Trump Still Hasn’t Retracted False Claim That He Saw Muslims Cheering on 9/11As the president marked the sixteenth anniversary of the tragedy, the White House had no comment on his previous remarks.
  34. select all
    The Odd Story Behind One of Wikipedia’s Oddest ImagesA mysterious image of the Twin Towers persists.
  35. huh
    Charlie Sheen, Star of a Movie About 9/11, Might Still Be a 9/11 Truther“I was not just coming up with stuff about 9/11.”
  36. The 911 Operator Who Works the Graveyard Shift“Unfortunately, in our job, there’s not a lot of happy endings.”
  37. Families of Hundreds of 9/11 Victims Sue Government of Saudi ArabiaA major lawsuit filed in federal court tries to hold the country accountable for “facilitating the September 11th attacks.”
  38. Jeff Daniels to Play NYC FBI Chief in Hulu’s 9/11 Drama Looming TowerThe Newsroom actor will play the chief of New York’s FBI counterterrorism unit who suspects an attack is imminent.
  39. Fanning National Security Fears Is GOP’s Obvious Path to Midterm SuccessThe history is pretty clear: Presidents’ parties lose in midterms unless Americans are preoccupied with the kind of security fears Trump likes to fan.
  40. Don’t Forget George W. Bush Had Authoritarian Tendencies, Too.After 9/11, Bush claimed imperial powers. The same forces that reined him in — including an energized opposition — may be needed soon.
  41. Trump’s Dangerous Ploy to Preemptively Blame His Opponents for Terror AttacksIt could misrepresent the causes for terrorist acts, and justify steps that endanger our security and civil liberties even further.
  42. Jon Stewart Looks Back on the First ‘Daily Show’ Episode After 9/11Today Entertainment Weekly published an excerpt from the new Daily Show oral history The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon […]
  43. President Trump’s America Already Looks DifferentWe are fearful and divided. Some of our most cherished ideals are gone.
  44. Audio of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Omar Mateen’s 911 Calls ReleasedA judge ordered them to be made public Monday.
  45. Senate Overrides Obama’s Veto on 9/11 Lawsuit Bill, House Expected to FollowIt’s the first time Congress has overridden an Obama veto.
  46. Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi ArabiaThe decision is expected to provoke the first veto override of his presidency.
  47. as told to
    Mike Schur on Writing Comedy After 9/11“I thought I had this really fun job writing fake news, and then all of a sudden the world ended.” 
  48. 9/11 anniversary
    What We Know About How 9/11 Has Affected New Yorkers’ Health, 15 Years LaterUnfortunately, when it comes to problems like 9/11-related cancer, the worst is probably yet to come.
  49. House Unanimously Passes Bill That Will Let 9/11 Families Sue Saudi ArabiaA victory for 9/11 families on the eve of the 15th anniversary, but one that may not get past the president’s desk.
  50. L.A. Fire Department: Do Not Call 911 About Pokémon GoDon’t do it.
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