Rebuilt 19 years after 9/11, New York’s World Trade Center threatened anew by coronavirus

“The problem with the World Trade Center is that it never really was that good,” said Carl Weisbrod, a former city planning official who worked on the redevelopment of the new site. “What’s emerged is a central business district that is now a model for the 21st Century as opposed to a sort of a […]

More cats may have Covid-19 than believed: Wuhan study on felines

“Therefore measures should be considered to maintain a suitable distance between COVID-19 patients and companion animals such as cats and dogs, and hygiene and quarantine measures should also be established for those high-risk animals,” Jin added.

Remembering why we remember: 9/11, 19 years later

I eventually wrote a memoir of the experience, “Willful Blindness.” Its theme was straightforward: We confronted adherents to a violent anti-Western ideology whose tenets we consciously avoided. In some ways, this was an admirable impulse; our enemies were a segment of the global Islamic community, not all Muslims. In fact, Muslims in the United States courageously […]

Afghan peace talks open in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 triggered war

The United States has reduced its troop levels and by November is expected to have fewer than 5,000 soldiers in Afghanistan, down from about 13,000 when the US-Taliban deal was signed. More than 2,300 US troops have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001, and about 450 British soldiers.

All 50 States Issuing REAL ID Drivers’ Licenses, 19 Years After 9/11

“Passed by Congress in 2005 following a 9/11 Commission recommendation, the REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards and prohibits federal agencies, like the Transportation Security Administration, from accepting licenses and identification cards for official purposes from states that do not meet these standards after specific deadlines,” outlined […]

The Hill’s Campaign Report: 19 years since 9/11 | Dem rival to Marjorie Taylor Greene drops out | Collin Peterson faces fight of his career | Court delivers blow to ex-felon voting rights in Florida

But the state’s Republican-controlled legislature argued after the measure’s approval that lawmakers should decide how it’s implemented, leading to the requirement that ex-felons pay all restitution before registering to vote. That’s a tall order for many ex-felons, many of whom don’t have the money or the means to pay those fees and fines.

Florida man arrested for allegedly shooting 19-year-old in back was outside bounds of ‘Stand Your Ground,’ authorities say

A man walking his dog told police he saw Pritchett holding his fingers in the shape of a gun and saying: “Pow, pow, pow.” The man said Pritchett grabbed him by the shoulder, causing him to shove Pritchett and proceed to his third-floor apartment.

Houston-area 19-year-old charged with making bomb threat during University of Houston Zoom lecture

The US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas reported that 19-year-old Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati is facing federal criminal charges after allegedly interrupting a University of Houston Zoom lecture on Sept. 2 and asking “What does any of this have to do with the fact that UH is about to get bombed in […]

Watch George W. Bush’s 9/11 National Geographic Special On The 19-Year Anniversary Of The Terrorist Attacks

As we all know, that fateful day 19-years-ago changed the world forever when Al-Qaeda attacked America. Two planes hit the World Trade Center, another hit the pentagon and one went down in a field in Pennsylvania after the passengers heroically took it back. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

America marks 19 years since 9/11, under coronavirus precautions

ARLINGTON, VA – SEPTEMBER 14, 2001: (SEPTEMBER 11 RETROSPECTIVE) A military helicopter flies in front of the Pentagon September 14, 2001 in Arlington, Virginia at the impact site where a hijacked airliner crashed into the building. (Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/Getty Images)