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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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Top September 11, 2001 Attacks Articles

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  • The God Squad: Osama bin Laden's death raises some moral, spiritual questions

    Question: The world recently witnessed a strange juxtaposition of historical events: First, Pope John Paul II was exhumed and beatified. Within a few hours, U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, then deep-sixed his body from the deck of the USS Carl...
  • In Theory: Does president's religion matter?

    The American public's questions and doubts about President Barack Obama's religion continue to dog him nearly two years after his election. For example, a new poll by the Pew Research Center shows that nearly 1 in 5 Americans believe that Obama is a...
  • SEAL shows patriotism through art

    SEAL shows patriotism through art
    MIDWAY CITY — For Pete Carolan, the killing of Osama bin Laden was a full-circle moment. The Irvine artist spent almost two decades in the Navy SEALs, the specialized combat wing that conducted the May 1 nighttime raid on the Al Qaeda leader's...
  • Attar on the right path

    The fact that Audie Attar has landed in Irvine, also known as America's Safest City, is more than just a little ironic considering where he's come from, where he's been. He's just 30 years old, but he's been around the world and back, both literally...
  • 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...
  • Classically Trained: After 186 years, Ninth still magical

    The greatest melody in all of Western music starts quietly. From its subdued beginnings, tapestries of instrumental color are added in each melodic line. The musical layers glide along on top of one another, repeating the same tune in fascinating new...
  • Mailbag: Don't burn Koran; spread truth of Jesus

    The world has become a tightly twisted and tangled ball of string that no man can untangle. With every political election it is only becoming darker. So does staging a "burn fest" of the Koran bring forth light or only spread more bitter darkness? At the...
  • City Life: Follow 10 steps to better your student's life

    With school starting in Newport-Mesa next week, here is my Top 10 Things Parents Should Do to Raise a Successful Student list. 1.) Don't criticize your child's teacher in front of your child. When you have a beef with a teacher, don't undermine his or...
  • On Faith: God is not limited by our expectations

    The British during imperial times built golf courses in India, only to encounter an unexpected problem: monkeys delighted in joining the game by picking up golf balls and dropping them in other places, sometimes nowhere near where the shot had landed or...
  • City Life: 9/11 as seen from Newport-Mesa eyes

    One reader asked me to reconsider running the column you are about to read. From all of the responses I received from my request for 9/11 memories, I pulled three that represent a cross-section of people and activities. From Rachel West: "I was...
  • Iraq War veteran speaking at 9/11 memorial event

    Costa Mesa city officials will gather Sunday on the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Community leaders, military personnel and Costa Mesa police officers will remember those who lost their lives from 9 to 11 a.m. at the U....
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY International Literacy Day The Newport Beach Public Library's Literacy Services marks International Literacy Day, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Friends Meeting Room, Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The public is invited. For more...