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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'

    Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'
    Who knew that what was on the mind of Adam Sternbergh, the acute and witty observer of pop culture, was an assassin-for-hire in a forsaken New York? In his first novel, “Shovel Ready,” Sternbergh envisions a New York that’s largely...
  • Families say goodbye to Marines, sailors headed for Afghanistan

    Families say goodbye to Marines, sailors headed for Afghanistan
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- One thing has always been true for 12-year-old Haleigh Cook-Watt: Dad periodically leaves home to spend months in some of the most dangerous places in the world. And so the pre-dawn departure Monday morning of Gunnery Sgt....
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so
    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • The misuse of American might, and the price it pays

     The misuse of American might, and the price it pays
    The U.S. military is like the highly skilled, gadget-toting contractor who promises to give your kitchen a nifty makeover in no time whatsoever. Here's the guy you can count on to get the job done. Just look at those references! Yet by the time he...
  • TCA: HBO's 'The Leftovers' looks at those left behind

    TCA: HBO's 'The Leftovers' looks at those left behind
    Writer Tom Perrotta is hopeful that HBO's new series, "The Leftovers," will be received as warmly as other Hollywood adaptations of his books. Based on Perrotta's bestselling novel of the same name, "The Leftovers" imagines the aftermath of a world in...
  • Amiri Baraka captured an outsider's anger, giving it beauty

    Amiri Baraka captured an outsider's anger, giving it beauty
    Once you had met him, the poet Amiri Baraka was a tough man to forget. I saw Baraka read once, here in Los Angeles, at the Beyond Baroque literary center in Venice, circa 1990. He was already white-haired and white-bearded then, and he cut a not-...
  • E.L. Doctorow gets inside 'Andrew's Brain'

    E.L. Doctorow gets inside 'Andrew's Brain'
    E.L. Doctorow has long operated in the shadow of the Transcendentalists: Emerson, who inspired his 2003 collection of essays, "Reporting the Universe"; Hawthorne, whose story "Wakefield," he updated in 2008. Like them, his great subject is consciousness,...
  • 'The dark side' of America's fight against terrorism

     'The dark side' of America's fight against terrorism
    It has been more than a year since the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the detention and interrogation practices of the George W. Bush administration. But the 6,000-page document remains under wraps, even as defenders of...
  • Letters: Fight terrorism -- by changing U.S. foreign policy

    Re "Future terrorists," Opinion, Jan. 6 Former Democratic Rep. Jane Harman believes that "articulating the narrative about what the United States stands for" will help deter future terrorists, and that our problem is that we aren't doing a good job of...
  • Ex-New York police officers, firefighters charged in disability scam

    NEW YORK — One retired police officer who told the government he was too psychologically damaged to work ran a martial arts studio, prosecutors said. Another said his depression was so crippling that it kept him housebound, but he was photographed...
  • Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say

    Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say
    WASHINGTON — President Obama is preparing a package of intelligence reforms that will probably put a public advocate for the first time in the secret court that approves surveillance practices and remove a controversial telephone records database...