Norman Rockwell a 'Closeted Homosexual'? Book Causes Family Stir
The family of the late Norman Rockwell is taking exception to a new biography of the American illustrator, saying it contains numerous inaccuracies and poses a "phantom theory" that he was a "closeted homosexual."
Judith Miller: Even to Those Who Warned Us, 9/11 Unthinkable
You remember where you were that day. You remember what you were doing when you heard the news, when you looked at your television screen, or as I did, looked up and saw the smoke.
For better or worse, the 9/11 attacks have become that rarest of things an iconic American...
Herbert London: A New Yorker's Memories of 9/11
Bloomberg: Can't Undo Horror, but We Honor the Victims
Although the horror of 9/11 never can be undone, the world can, and does, honor those who died in terrorist attacks on the United States that day, says New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Ten years have passed since a perfect blue sky morning turned into the blackest...
Giuliani: America Has Stronger Intelligence, Spirituality Since 9/11
The tragedy of 9/11 transformed the United States into a better country, says Rudy Giuliani, the mayor of New York City at the time of the attacks.
It made us more realistic about the threat that we faced, Giuliani said on Face the Nation on CBS today. I think we have...
Blakeman: No Justice, No Peace on 9/11 Anniversary
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, our nation still has not brought five admitted perpetrators to justice, ground zero still remains to be rebuilt, and Shanksville, Pa., is without a finished memorial to the victims of United Airlines Flight 93.
There can be no justice...
Ruddy: Never Forget the Heroes of 9/11
On this anniversary, we cannot help but relive the pain we experienced as a nation when nearly 3,000 innocent Americans were murdered in cold blood.
It isn t pleasant remembering that day, but we would be remiss if we did not honor them.
We owe it to the dead to never...
Can America Get Its Mojo Back?
Editor's note: The following chronicle of how things have changed since the 9/11 attacks was featured in Newsmax magazine's special 9/11 10th Anniversary edition. To receive a copy of this special edition with the America Rises photo that inspired a nation, please Click...
Rumsfeld to Newsmax: US Is Safer, We're Still Free
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld tells Newsmax that he firmly believes the United States is safer now than it was on Sept. 11, 2001.
I think there s no question but that America is safer today than it was then, Rumsfeld said during a recent exclusive...
Victims' Courage Praised at Flight 93 Memorial
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. The families of the 40 passengers and crew killed when Flight 93knifed into a rural Pennsylvania field a decade ago Sunday were praisedfor helping to inspire a new generation of Americans while keeping thememories of their loved ones' dedication and...
Panetta Salutes Military's Post-9/11 Contributions
WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is highlighting the contributions of the military in helping avert a repeat of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.After a moment of silence at 9:37 am EDT the exact time the Pentagon was hit by the hijacked jetliner a...
Names 9/11 Attack Victims Ring out at WTC site
NEW YORK (AP) — The family members of people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks and the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center are remembering their loved ones at the newly opened Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.The city is observing the 10th anniversary of the...
Judith Miller: NYC Is Safer 10 Years After 9/11 — Thanks to NYPD
Editor's note: The following article is adapted from the summer 2011 issue of City Journal.
On a clear summer day, Lt. Isa Abbassi and Officer Jamal Kilkenny are taking in the sights, NYPD-style. Their Agusta A119 helicopter, bearing the NYPD s distinctive blue and white...
When Moms Come Home From War
Kessler: FBI Fear on 9/11 Anniversary: The Lone Wolf
On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, the FBI s greatest fear is the lone wolf inspired by the jihadist terrorist message.
Our great fear is a self-radicalized individual or an individual who has been radicalized through modern media who makes a decision to act on...
Obama, Bush Join New Yorkers to Mark 10th Anniversary of 9/11
President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush will join New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg today to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center that killed 2,752 people.The ceremony, in the shadow of a replacement tower that will...
First-Responder: I Remember My Brothers
September 11, 2001 began like most days for me.I was eating breakfast at the Office of Emergency Management Office at 7 World Trade Center when suddenly the powerflickered out for a few seconds.The world had just changed forever.
Shortly thereafter I found myself...
Pataki: We Couldn’t Cower in Small Buildings After Towers Were Destroyed
After the shock of the 9/11 attacks, New York Gov. George Pataki was determined not to give in to the terrorists by building anything less than the tallest building ever to go up in America on the site of the destroyed World Trade Center.
That is why he insisted on the...
Bernard Kerik: 'I Was Looking Into the Gates of Hell'
Editor's note: Bernard Kerik, former New York City police commissioner, wrote this first-person account of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, for Newsmax magazine's special 9/11 10th Anniversary edition. To receive a copy of this special edition with the America Rises photo...
Generation Goes From Sept. 11 Classrooms to War
PATROL BASE FULOD, Afghanistan The U.S. Marine swings his metal detector, scanning debris, rocks and swirls of soil for any hints of concealed bombs as he leads the single-file patrol. Alert, pausing often, the troops act like ambassadors too, lobbing smiles and candy at...
9/11 Remembered in Worldwide Ceremonies
WELLINGTON, New Zealand Commemorations marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are under way in the Pacific as officials and families of the lost gathered in solidarity.Players from the American Eagles rugby team joined hundreds of others Sunday...
Fighter Pilot Recalls Mission to Stop 9/11 Plane
RENO, Nev. Fighter pilot Heather Lucky Penney didn't have time to be scared. There was a hijacked commercial airliner headed to Washington, D.C., and she was assigned to stop it. I was prepared to die for my country, she said. It's something everyone else would have...
Clinton, Boehner to Raise Flight 93 Memorial Funds
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. Former President Bill Clinton says he and U.S. House Speaker John Boehner will mount a bipartisan effort to raise the remaining $10 million needed to completely fund the Flight 93 National Memorial, and he praised those aboard the plane as heroes who made...
Biden: Flight 93 Passengers, Crew Citizen-Patriots
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. Vice President Joe Biden says the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93 gave their lives for their country when they overcame four hijackers to crash the plane into a Pennsylvania field.He says that while nothing can fill the void left in the hearts of...
9/11, Minute by Minute: Chaos and 1 Man's Escape
NEW YORK Close your eyes and picture Sept. 11. The memories are cauterized, familiar forever. The second plane banks and slides in, the fireball blooms, the towers peel away as if unzipped from the top.Start with the Tuesday morning and the blue sky and walk through the...
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