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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein defends NSA and need for intelligence gathering

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein defends NSA and need for intelligence gathering
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) offered a full-throated defense of the government's collection of data on billions of American phone calls, saying Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s practices have safeguarded the nation without trampling...
  • Terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law delayed a week

    Terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law delayed a week
    WASHINGTON — The federal judge overseeing the case against accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman abu Ghaith on Wednesday granted a one-week delay in the trial's start date, giving defense attorneys additional time to review potential testimony that...
  • Why 9/11 can happen again

     Why 9/11 can happen again
    In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
  • Man pleads guilty in New York terrorism plot

    Man pleads guilty in New York terrorism plot
    A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage jihad in New York City against U.S. military personnel and others has pleaded guilty to a state terrorism charge, officials announced Wednesday. Jose Pimentel, also known as Muhammad Yousuf and as Yusuf,...
  • The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East

     The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East
    President Obama has three significant Middle East diplomatic initiatives underway, treating, respectively, Iran's nuclear weapons program; Syria's deadly, exhausting conflict; and the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Into these negotiations,...
  • Concerns growing over how spread of online gambling will play out

    Concerns growing over how spread of online gambling will play out
    The most sinister video you're likely to find online just now comes from people who oppose online gambling. "Disreputable gaming interests are lobbying hard to spread Internet gambling throughout the country," a voice over intones. Cue the grainy black-...
  • Holder more focused on issues 'of great interest' to himself, Obama

    Holder more focused on issues 'of great interest' to himself, Obama
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. recently talked with Washington Bureau Justice Department reporter Timothy M. Phelps about various aspects of his last five years in office. Second Term Agenda: What I have tried to do in this second term, after a...
  • L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program

    L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program
    Down a dusty road surrounded by orange trees and the rolling hills of Redlands, the farmer in a battered straw hat and worn jeans worked his land, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather did before him. Bob Knight remembers pulling...
  • Khalid Shaikh Mohammed offers to testify in New York federal trial

    Khalid Shaikh Mohammed offers to testify in New York federal trial
    WASHINGTON — From his cell in the heavily guarded prison at Guantanamo Bay, the presumed chief architect of the Sept. 11 terrorist plot is offering to be a key defense witness in what probably will be the only trial in New York of someone charged in...
  • History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates

     History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates
    The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film...
  • Transient arrested in L.A. councilman's office amid security breach

    Transient arrested in L.A. councilman's office amid security breach
    A homeless man bypassed security systems at Los Angeles City Hall last week, going into a councilman's office where he wrote on a wall and chased away aides before being arrested, city officials said. The transient, described by police as being under...