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  • 9 years ago

    Editor's note: The following article by James Ridgeway was posted originally on September 11, 2001, at 6 p.m. The angry responses from readers, some of them included below, began arriving a few minutes later. We're republishing the article in full...

  • 9 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the morning of 9-11, it was White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card who whispered into the president's ear the news of a plane hitting the World Trade Center. As President Bush sat reading My Pet Goat to a Florida elementar...

  • 9 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s business as usual over in West Virginia, where the Sago mine reopened Wednesday. The coal is pouring out in a steady stream. The TV networks are long gone. The signs urging prayers for the Sago miners have been take...

  • 9 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—FBI Special Agent Harry Samit's testimony yesterday at the Zacarias Moussaoui trial adds just one more piece of evidence to a growing list of incidents showing what Samit himself labeled "criminal negligence." Samit warned FB...

  • 9 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Moussaoui trial controversy has almost nothing to do about the would-be hijacker's guilt or innocence and everything to do with the airline industry covering up their negligence in handling airport security. The trial res...

  • 9 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—By declaring today that it will give up its interests in U.S. ports, the United Arab Emirates may spare President Bush the immediate embarrassment of a political defeat at the hands of his own party in Congress. But it won't ...