Musician Turns 9/11 Survivor Stories Into Song

A dozen years after 9/11, an American musician has turned memories of grief into survivor songs — some of them surprisingly joyous.


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Bush Started As Uniter, Ended Up Divider

On June 12, 1999, George W. Bush began his White House quest with this comment at to a barbecue-going crowd in Iowa: “This country is hungry for a new style of campaign … a campaign that unites all Americans toward a better tomorrow.”


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Sept. 11 Judge Rules On Censor But Little Else

The second round of pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 case sputtered to a close Thursday with the judge ordering the government to remove censorship equipment from the courtroom at the U.S. base in Cuba but little progress on fundamental legal issues that must be resolved before the long-stalled case can go to trial.


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Biden Uses Salty Language To Invite Firefighters To White House

Vice President Joe Biden used some salty language to invite Pennsylvania firefighters to the White House.


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House Democrats Slam Bloomberg Over NYPD Muslim Spying Program

House Democrats are criticizing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for what they called his “underhanded and unprofessional” response to criticism of the New York Police Department’s spying programs.