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Give me your tired, your poor - your Internet-connected masses yearning to see. Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.
I recently called the office of Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat, to express my extreme concern that he was scheduled to give the keynote address at the 17th Annual Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Conference in Crystal City, which was held Saturday night.
Before retiring last week, Adm. Mike Mullen made 27 trips to Pakistan as chairman of the Joint Chiefs that convinced him he had established a close personal relationship with his opposite number, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani - only to conclude in farewell interviews that he is still baffled by the world's most complex - and dangerous - situation.
Al Qaeda has sharply criticized Iran's president over his suggestions that the U.S. government was behind the Sept. 11 attacks and not al Qaeda, dismissing the comments as "ridiculous."
The developer of an Islamic cultural center near ground zero says the "biggest mistake" on the project was not involving the families of Sept. 11 victims from the start.
When retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Gary Gaal began doing volunteer work in 1994, he never dreamed that after logging more than 19,000 hours of unpaid work, he would be rewarded with an exterior transformation for his home in Alexandria.
On the Monday morning after the 10th anniversary of the murderous attacks on our country on Sept. 11, 2001, I was left with the same anger, sadness and feeling of loss I experience every time I see those two huge black holes in the middle of the greatest city in the world.
The plot of land known for a decade as "the pile," ''the pit" and "ground zero" opened to the public Monday for the first time since that terrible morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, transformed into a memorial consisting of two serene reflecting pools ringed by the chiseled-in-bronze names of the nearly 3,000 souls lost.