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Marcy Borders, The Woman From The Iconic 9/11 'Dust Lady' Photo, Has Died From Cancer

Marcy Borders, who was photographed in the moments following the Twin Towers collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, has died of stomach cancer at age 42. At 28, the iconic photo of her taken by AFP’s Stan Honda thrust her into the media spotlight as a symbol of the devastation of the terrorist attack. 208 more words

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Obama Administration Warns Beijing About Covert Agents Operating in U.S.

“A fugitive is like a flying kite. Even though he is abroad, the string is held in China.”

WASHINGTON — Mark Mazzetti and Dan Levin write:  The Obama administration has delivered a warning to Beijing about the presence of Chinese government agents operating secretly in the United States to pressure prominent expatriates — some wanted in  774 more words

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Surviving Survival--In Which I Talk about PTSD

Dear Lily June,

If it were in my ability to do so, I might shield you from this world in some kind of steel bubble until you had made it through any variety of disaster, catastrophe, trauma, or loss that might truly shake you to your foundation. 2,034 more words

Police: Texas Tourist Took Loaded Guns To 9/11 Memorial

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NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A tourist from Texas was arrested over the weekend on charges she was packing two loaded handguns at the September 11 memorial in New York City, authorities said Monday. 222 more words


Newly Released Photos Show Bush Administration Officials During 9/11 Attacks

The National Archives on Friday released more than 350 never-before-seen photos of the Bush administration during the 9/11 attacks.

The photos, which, according to The Boston Globe, were released as part of a Freedom of Information Act request from a PBS documentarian, focus on the reaction from then-Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration officials during the terrorist attacks. 225 more words


Flag Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Capt. Cedric E. Pringle has been nominated for appointment to the rank of… 22 more words

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