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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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Top September 11, 2001 Attacks Articles

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  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • It's a Gray Area: Drone attacks are undermining U.S. security worldwide

    The soul of the United States of America is our freedoms and liberties, and our soul is now under attack by our own government. I understand that the pressure on any president to keep us safe during his watch must be crushing. So for that reason, I don'...
  • Commentary: Our world is in need of peacemakers

    My thoughts continue to dwell upon the tragic death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, who was killed last week in an act of terrorism. Many of us have heard of his commitment to the people of Libya, one time telling his mother, "Libya is no more...
  • Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama

    Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser. The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...
  • Newport council scraps RV parking idea

    While Newport Beach City Council members disagreed Tuesday night about various aspects of the Balboa Village Master Plan — including its name — there was one idea floated in it that they were all willing to let sink: recreational vehicle...
  • Mailbag: Muslim column increases understanding

    I just wanted you to know how much I enjoy reading Mona Shadia's weekly column in the Daily Pilot. I grew up here in Southern California and had never spent much time with people from the Middle East, or people of the Muslin faith. After 9/11, my...
  • On Faith: Respect is key to calming religious tensions

    Hearing the word "respect," one might be reminded of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who never got any. But, in the real world, callous lack of respect contributes powerfully to inter-ethnic and inter-religious violence and death. I recently...
  • Essay: 'Does My Generation Have a Role in America's Future'

    It is hot; obscenely hot. Suddenly, Bruce Springsteen’s voice blasts through the crackling heat, singing “Born in the USA.” It wakes the teenage boy. The first thing he sees when he opens his eyes is a picture of his little sister. For a...
  • Apodaca: 100 years of fiery heroism

    Apodaca: 100 years of fiery heroism
    In the wee morning hours of Jan. 11, 1975, a police officer noticed smoke billowing from a block-long building on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. Firefighters were on the scene within three minutes, but it was already too late. The row of...
  • Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure

    Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure
    The makers of the "Ice Age" films take their animation skills to the tropics in the rollicking movie "Rio." The story centers on two rare birds living thousands of miles apart. But they are destined to meet in a series of wild adventures that will...
  • Apodaca: Symbols give us more than we realize

    I had been planning to write something snarky about the breathless media coverage of Britain's royal wedding, and plea for a return to focusing on the important stories of our time, like Lindsay Lohan's shoplifting trial. I considered the obsession...
  • Years later, 9/11 events still vivid

    Even before the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden, the photo of the flaming World Trade Center towers had been removed from a Newport Beach man's wall. It once served as a bin Laden "wanted" poster for Dover Shores resident Lyle Davis, who hung it prominently...