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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. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.”
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.”
  11. select all
    This Apple Repair Center Calls the Police 20 Times a DayIt’s taking time away from actual emergencies.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. select all
    The Odd Story Behind One of Wikipedia’s Oddest ImagesA mysterious image of the Twin Towers persists.
  15. 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.”
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. President Trump’s America Already Looks DifferentWe are fearful and divided. Some of our most cherished ideals are gone.
  20. Audio of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Omar Mateen’s 911 Calls ReleasedA judge ordered them to be made public Monday.
  21. Senate Overrides Obama’s Veto on 9/11 Lawsuit Bill, House Expected to FollowIt’s the first time Congress has overridden an Obama veto.
  22. Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi ArabiaThe decision is expected to provoke the first veto override of his presidency.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. L.A. Fire Department: Do Not Call 911 About Pokémon GoDon’t do it.
  26. 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.
  27. the national interest
    Cheney, Cruz, and the New 9/11 Neocon Freak-OutISIS is the new Saddam.
  28. 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.
  29. ground zero
    9/11 Victims’ Remains Moved Back to Ground ZeroSome families protested the transfer.
  30. scary things
    Christine Quinn Calls Ray Kelly for AmbulanceA City Council intern waited 30 minutes after fainting.
  31. never forget
    Firefighter Killed on 9/11 Identified Twelve Years LaterFDNY Lt. Jeffrey Walz.
  32. sad things
    The Three Worst 911 Operators of the WeekNot reassuring.
  33. NYC’s New $2 Billion 911 System Keeps CrashingDispatchers are using pen and paper instead.
  34. september 11th
    More Problems for Ground Zero Volunteers Fund requires them to show proof that they were there.
  35. never forget
    NBC Airs Kardashian Instead of 9/11 TributeSeriously! Watch.
  36. never forget
    More Evidence Indicates the Bush Administration Ignored September 11 WarningsKurt Eichenwald reports damning new revelations in a New York ‘Times’ op-ed.
  37. world trade center
    Watch a Time-Lapse Video of One World Trade Center’s ConstructionTwo years’ work in 1:22.
  38. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pair Behind 9/11 Charity May Be Crooks, Not Former Navy SEALsBoth men have criminal records.
  39. never forget
    Shanksville, Pennsylvania 9/11 Memorial Is Still UnfinishedIt received few donations from grateful Congress members.
  40. deportations
    Pakistan to Deport Osama bin Laden’s Wives, DaughtersThey confessed to illegally entering the country.
  41. sad things
    Some 9/11 Remains Ended Up in a LandfillA new panel report found some unfortunate results.
  42. health
    Number of Cops With Cancer Way Up After 9/11New data shows that the number of NYPD officers diagnosed with cancer has almost tripled.
  43. See Beautiful Views of the City From One WTCIt’s really tall already.
  44. photography
    FEMA Hired Ground Zero Photographer From Yellow PagesHe lied about his experience.
  45. 9 11
    9/11 First Responders Angry That They Can’t Bring Their Guns to the MemorialThey’re taking it personally.
  46. 9 11
    Last September 11 Wrongful Death Suit SettledJust after the tenth anniversary of the attacks, the last lawsuit is over.
  47. 9 11
    Potential 9/11 ‘Kamikaze’ Pilot Would Have Taken Down Her DadA crazy 9/11 story gets crazier.
  48. google
    Google Should Have Double-Checked Some Things Before Launching Its New Flight SearchThey seem to have used airport data from the eighties.
  49. spy games
    CIA Will Investigate Its Role in NYPD Intelligence ProgramNew director David Petraeus says they’re looking into it.
  50. 9 11
    Never Forget: That Citarella Sells SausageThe upscale grocer constructed quite the 9/11 memorial.
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