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Tourist Brings Loaded Guns To 9/11 Memorial

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a tourist has been arrested on charges she carried two loaded handguns at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City. A ...

The 9/11 Memorial Museum: Appealing to the Head or the Heart?

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

Is the 9/11 Museum worth visiting? Absolutely. Does the museum create a deeper understanding of why 9/11 happened and the global repercussions of the subsequent War on Terror? No, it does not.

Defining America's Exceptionality: The Unveiling of the 9/11 Museum

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

A nation's politicians and foreign policy do not define its people; ordinary citizens reacting extraordinarily define its people. My neighbors, friends and thousands of other people like them make America strong, rich and resilient.

Obama Remembers Victims, Heroes At National 9/11 Memorial Museum

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the ...

My First Run for a Cause

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 05.05.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Normally I run for myself. I run for gold, personal records, and the support of my peers. Running in its nature is an individual sport. When running, if I see a teammate running slower than I am, I wish him luck as I pass him, but the 9/11 5K run is different for me.

September 11 And Human Rights

Marita Sturken | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts
Marita Sturken

One of the greatest tensions that haunts the museum design is how to contextualize September 11 within a global political and historical story, rather than to tell it as an exceptional, unique story of a shocking event.

Fallen Firefighter's Dad Reflects On 9/11 Memorial

Lee Ielpi | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Lee Ielpi

Over the past few days, as I've welcomed many visitors to our museum on Liberty Street across from the World Trade Center site, I've met some remarkab...