- Newsmaker: EU Adopts Anti-Terrorist Measures
Today in Brussels, the European Union adopted a sweeping package of anti-terrorism measures that allows the EU's fifteen member countries to better coordinate their efforts against terrorists. Steven Erlanger, Berlin bureau chief for The New York Times, has the latest.
- Reporter's Notebook: New York City Nonprofit Rebuilds near Ground Zero
One of the victims of September 11 was Helen Keller Worldwide, an international blindness prevention agency founded in 1915. After its offices and 86 years of work in blindness prevention were destroyed on September 11, the organization is struggling to get back on its feet. President John Palmer says that, despite the agency's tragic loss, staff and volunteers have emerged "recommitted and renewed."
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