Khalid Latif, an imam for the New York Police Department, on life in and out of uniform.
"I cannot deny people's grief," writes the host of the radio show The Takeaway, who works not that far from Ground Zero. "But I think the 9/11-ization of American life has been a kind of poison for all of us."
"We can talk about the difference between Islam in New York City and Islam in Paris, but on the human level? Fear. Fear and anxiety lurk within in." That's the tie that binds the Sept. 11 and Charlie Hebdo attacks, both of which Mary Hadded witnessed in person.
New York Times chief architecture critic Michael Kimmelman says the World Trade Center site feels like it does not belong in New York. In a new review, he writes that the long-awaiting 9/11 Memorial did not successfully balance the competing and legitimate interests surrounding the project.
Creating the National September 11 Memorial Museum that was dedicated today was not an easy process. Elizabeth Greenspan, who wrote the book, "Battle for Ground Zero," says many aspects of how to remember and interpret the tragedy are still controversial and even taboo.