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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Talking to the Taliban

    Talking to the Taliban
    After 12 years of fighting, the Taliban in Afghanistan have announced they are ready to talk peace with the United States. The Taliban opened a political office in Qatar. The talks will take place there, but without the Afghan government, which is...
  • For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment

    For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment
    Vivienne Sharp is too young to carry with her vivid memories of Sept. 11, 2001, but she had a solemn reaction as she walked in the rain last week amid the long benches of the Pentagon's memorial to those who died that day. "It is a beautiful piece of...
  • Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?

    Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?
    Mohamed Morsi holds a singular distinction. While president of Egypt, he was the world's only democratically elected leader to motivate more than 20 million of his people, one-quarter of the population, to sign a petition calling for his ouster....
  • Are Chesapeake Bay polluters getting off easy?

    Are Chesapeake Bay polluters getting off easy?
    Would putting more polluters behind bars help restore the Chesapeake Bay? The Center for Progressive Reform believes it would. In a new report, theĀ  a pro-regulatory think tank argues that both state and federal authorities prosecute water polluters...
  • Obama missteps facilitated Libyan attack

    After a week of President Barack Obama's typical lying fashion, his administration finally admitted that the terrorist assault on the American consulate in Benghazi and the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens was a preplanned operation by anti-...
  • Arab 'anger' starts with flawed Islamic states

    In "Understanding Arab anger" (Sept. 19), Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland, claims that "the deepest sources of anger against America … pertain to the presence of U.S. forces in...
  • Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette

    Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette
    One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston. In his second week as executive...
  • Catonsville resident climbs 1,980 steps to honor firefighters who died on 9/11

    Catonsville resident climbs 1,980 steps to honor firefighters who died on 9/11
    When Wendy McCord, a 17-year veteran firefighter, puts on her protective gear, it's usually for in preparation for a dangerous situation. On July 19, she donned her flame-retardant jacket and trousers as a tribute to firefighters who died nearly 11 years...
  • Is U.S. aid to Syrian rebels helping al-Qaida?

    Is U.S. aid to Syrian rebels helping al-Qaida?
    A recent intelligence leak confirms something that regular readers of this column already know: that the Obama administration has officially authorized covert support of local "rebel" groups, through government agencies like the CIA, with the goal of...
  • At Inner Harbor 9/11 memorial, a lack of respect

    I have been to the Inner Harbor several times this summer, and I am disturbed to see how many people misuse the new Sept. 11 memorial it by leaning on it, sitting on it and putting their drinks and food on it like it was a table. Don't they realize...
  • Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist

    Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist
    Dennis C. Kain, longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra principal timpanist, whose career spanned more than four decades, died Saturday of colon cancer at his Hamilton home. He was 73. "Dennis was not only a wonderful musician and timpanist, but also a...
  • House passes bill to simplify some international travel

    House passes bill to simplify some international travel
    Passengers flying internationally from Ireland, Canada and the Caribbean through other airports around the United States may soon have an easier time with their luggage. On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying...