United States

How memories of Japanese American imprisonment during WWII guided the US response to 9/11

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As soon as Islamic extremists were identified as having carried out four deadly, coordinated attacks on U.S. soil in the early morning of Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta started hearing calls from the public to ban Arab Americans and Muslims from all flights - and even to round them up and detain them.

Hurricane Ida: 2 reasons for its record-shattering rainfall in NYC and the Northeast long after the winds weakened

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Ida had weakened well below hurricane strength by the time it reached the Northeast, so how did it still cause so much rain? Two major factors likely contributed to its extended extreme rainfall.

Is it a crime to forge a vaccine card? And what’s the penalty for using a fake?

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Schools, businesses, the military and local governments are requiring proof of vaccination. Yet, unlike the European Union and Australia, which have secure digital proof of vaccination, the United States has not created a systematic way to track vaccinations around the nation.