ScienceNOW AAAS: "Emotions Sway View of Terrorism Risk"

July 21, 2011

March 3, 2003

Two different emotional reactions to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks--anger versus fear--led to divergent beliefs about the risk of further attacks and how the government should respond, a new study finds.

Macleans: "Time of Terror"

July 21, 2011

November 11, 2002

From bombings at nightspots to snipers in the suburbs, the threat mutating faster than the West can impose its curatives.

The New York Times: "A New Count of the Dead, But Little Sense of Relief"

July 20, 2011

December 2, 2001

The number tumbles. First 6,700, then 5,000. Down, down, down, 4,500, 4,000, now 3,300.

The death toll in the World Trade Center attack keeps falling as officials refine their count. When they are finished, the toll will be much smaller than anyone anticipated, probably about 3,000, less than half the number that made headlines in the weeks following the attack.