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  1. just checking in
    So, What Is Rudy Giuliani Up to These Days?Now that he’s not busy representing Trump, he’s been dealing with personal legal woes, getting banned from Fox, and shaving in an airport restaurant.
  2. politics
    FBI Releases Inconclusive Report on Saudi 9/11 LinksBut some who represent survivors and victims’ relatives are nonetheless celebrating the declassified document as significant.
  3. florida
    Trump Hosting a Boxing Match on 9/11 Was a Vision From an Alternate RealityOne in which he accepted his electoral loss and began chasing weird cash-grab appearances, like guest-hosting a novelty fight at a casino on 9/11.
  4. 9/11: 20 years later
    The Great Maritime Rescue of Lower Manhattan on 9/11With no plan and little direction, a makeshift group ferried as many as half a million people to safety.
  5. 9/11: 20 years later
    The Woman in WhiteTwenty years after 9/11, a photographer searches for an elusive subject.
  6. the national interest
    9/11 Made the Media Whitewash What Really Happened in Bush v. GoreThe recount was published during the post-9/11 frenzy, and the myth endured.
  7. 9/11: 20 years later
    Bin Laden WonHow the terrorist mastermind drew the U.S. into a war with its own ideals.
  8. 9/11: 20 years later
    I Thought 9/11 Was the End-Times. Literally.This is what the attacks looked like to those steeped in a biblical education.
  9. 9/11: 20 years later
    How 9/11 Destroyed the Muslim Model-Minority MythFor people in my generation, the attacks inaugurated a new political consciousness.
  10. 9/11: 20 years later
    What Dead Prez Got Right About 9/11The rap group represented an alternative vision of the Bush era.
  11. 9/11: 20 years later
    9/11, 20 Years LaterStaff writers and contributors reflect on that day’s bloody legacy.
  12. 9/11: 20 years later
    Reparations for IraqAmerica’s engagements in Iraq can best be described as a multidecade colonization.
  13. 9/11: 20 years later
    9/11 Gave Us Two Decades of Anxious ArchitectureAfter the attacks, we had a chance to build the downtown that New York deserves. Two decades later, timidity and fear have us hemmed in at every turn.
  14. 9/11: 20 years later
    America’s Greatest Existential Threat Wasn’t TerrorismFrank Rich on the continuing fallout after 9/11.
  15. 9/11: 20 years later
    The 9/11 Museum and Its DiscontentsA new documentary goes inside the battles that have riven the institution and shaped the historical legacy of the attack.
  16. conspiracy theories
    Sharks Are Back. Suspicious!It must be nearly 9/11 o’clock, because sharks are back in the news.
  17. politics
    U.S. Is Leaving Afghanistan? Tell That to the Contractors.American security and defense firms are capitalizing on the withdrawal, moving in with hundreds of new jobs.
  18. 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?
  19. 9/11
    The Uses of 9/11The terrorist attack has become a justification for state violence anywhere.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.”
  28. select all
    This Apple Repair Center Calls the Police 20 Times a DayIt’s taking time away from actual emergencies.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. select all
    The Odd Story Behind One of Wikipedia’s Oddest ImagesA mysterious image of the Twin Towers persists.
  32. 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.”
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. President Trump’s America Already Looks DifferentWe are fearful and divided. Some of our most cherished ideals are gone.
  37. Audio of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Omar Mateen’s 911 Calls ReleasedA judge ordered them to be made public Monday.
  38. Senate Overrides Obama’s Veto on 9/11 Lawsuit Bill, House Expected to FollowIt’s the first time Congress has overridden an Obama veto.
  39. Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi ArabiaThe decision is expected to provoke the first veto override of his presidency.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. L.A. Fire Department: Do Not Call 911 About Pokémon GoDon’t do it.
  43. A 9/11 Survivor Returns to Work at the World Trade CenterGreg Carafello was a tenant of the World Trade Center on 9/11. Now he is the first one to return.
  44. the national interest
    Cheney, Cruz, and the New 9/11 Neocon Freak-OutISIS is the new Saddam.
  45. never forget
    Visitors Say That the 9/11 Museum’s Depiction of Islam Could Use a Little WorkThis was brought up before the exhibits were opened to the public.
  46. ground zero
    9/11 Victims’ Remains Moved Back to Ground ZeroSome families protested the transfer.
  47. scary things
    Christine Quinn Calls Ray Kelly for AmbulanceA City Council intern waited 30 minutes after fainting.
  48. never forget
    Firefighter Killed on 9/11 Identified Twelve Years LaterFDNY Lt. Jeffrey Walz.
  49. sad things
    The Three Worst 911 Operators of the WeekNot reassuring.
  50. NYC’s New $2 Billion 911 System Keeps CrashingDispatchers are using pen and paper instead.
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