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What Do Americans Think About Sacrificing Rights to Fight Terrorism After 9/11? [POLL]

The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 left an indelible mark on Americans. But even as the first responders climbed through the rubble in New York, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, the country embarked on a “War on Terror.” With that war came years of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, indefinite detention of terror suspects without charges or trial, enhanced interrogation techniques, extraordinary rendition and the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

Ten years later, Americans are still wondering if it was wise to sacrifice some privacy and freedoms in order to fight terrorism.

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9/11 Memorial in Pennsylvania Is Still $10 Million Short of Goal

The World Trade Center memorial reached its $350 million fundraising goal in 2008. The foundation that built the Pentagon memorial raised $22 million — the entire cost of construction — between 2004 and 2008. But a permanent memorial for the victims of Flight 93 is still $10 million short of its goal.

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Were Historic Items Lost After 9/11 Terrorist Attacks?

When a pair of hijacked planes hit the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, almost 3,000 lives were lost — and it’s now coming to light that countless documents, records, and irreplaceable pieces of art were, as well.

The missing items include letters written by Helen Keller, tens of thousands of negatives of John F. Kennedy taken by his personal photographer, and pieces from famed sculptor Auguste Rodin.

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Man Shortchanged in Crack Deal Calls 911 for Help
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Man Shortchanged in Crack Deal Calls 911 for Help

These days, everyone's counting their pennies. So when 41-year-old Dexter White got ripped off in a drugs deal this week, he called police to fix the problem.

The South Carolina man told police he had given $60 to a drug dealer for drugs, but only received $20 worth of drugs.

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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Intruder Calls 911 Before Homeowner Does [AUDIO]

A Portland, Oregon woman came home Monday night to find an intruder in her house. So she did the logical thing and called 911.

Little did she know, the intruder had beaten her to the punch.

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Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Nine-Year-Old Girl Killed In Tucson Shooting
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“Most Heightened” Terrorism Threat Since 9/11

Terrorism has not gone away and finally the current administration is addressing this fact.

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Man Calls 911 To Ask Questions About His Marijuana Plant [AUDIO]

Robert J. Michelson wanted to know how much trouble he could get in for growing one marijuana plant. So he called 911 and asked.

The dispatcher tried to dissuade him for using the emergency service for a non-emergency, but he persisted, and admitted he was growing marijuana before asking her what the legal ramifications of doing that would be.

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