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New York City begins sifting this Monday through tons of rubble from buildings on the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in search of human remains that will allow more victims to be identified. continue reading »
Marriages between Hispanic immigrants and U.S.-born natives have risen since Sept. 11, 2001, as immigrants have looked for alternative ways to stabilize their lives continue reading »
Phyllis Rodriguez and Aicha el-Wafi have a powerful friendship born of unthinkable loss. Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001; el-Wafi's son Zacarias Moussaoui was convicted of a role in those attacks and is serving a life sentence. In hoping to find peace, these two moms have come to understand and respect one another. continue reading »
UPDATE: President Obama at 11:35 (EST) confirmed from the White House that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in a special operation authorized by him earlier today. continue reading »
As many Americans remember the dead and wounded of 9/11 nine years ago, Latin America is remembering the other 9/11 this one occurring in Chile in 1973. On this date the government of Chilean President Salvador Allende was overthrown by a military coup putting an end to democracy and putting in place General Augusto Pinochet. continue reading »