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Largest Column Installed Yet At World Trade Center Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Workers at One World Trade Center have set a 70-ton piece of steel into place, making it the largest column installed yet at the tragic construction s...

A Death In the Family

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sherman Yellen

After John's cancer appeared and many of his fellow first responders began to die of 9/11 related illnesses, he became an activist. He died yesterday after a three year battle with cancer.

Ground Zero Freedom Tower To Finish In 2018

New York Daily News | Douglas Feiden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A secret report predicts the Freedom Tower - billed as America's defiant answer to terrorism - won't be finished until 17 years after the 9/11 attacks...

Ground Zero Construction Talks Deadlocked

New York Times | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the developer Larry Silverstein remain deadlocked over construction of two giant office towers at gr...

Taxing THC: Turning Old New York into New New Amsterdam

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Bollocks! How is that California, the crossroads of implants, spray tans and superficiality, has a leg up on the Empire State, on the possible legalization and taxation of Cannabis sativa?

Freedom Tower: Screw the Name, Just Build it Already

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Quite honestly, the most patriotic thing to do would have been to rebuild immediately on the WTC site to hurry up and start turning a profit again, as a capitalist "screw you" to religious fundamentalists.

Freedom Tower Loses Its Name

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Freedom is so passe at Ground Zero. Once hailed as a beacon of rebirth in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the Freedom Tower's patriot...

Ground Zero Rents Cut

New York Daily News | Robert Gearty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facing a rough real estate market, the Port Authority will cut tenants of the Freedom Tower and the other towers at Ground Zero a rent break. The aut...

Pentagon 9/11 Memorial: Making Beauty Out of Ugly Things

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

I made the short journey to the Pentagon building in Arlington, Va., to visit the 9/11 memorial honoring 184 people who died here when terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77.

Obama And McCain Together At Ground Zero (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and John McCain met today at Ground Zero on the seventh anniversary of 9/11. Watch a clip of them greeting one another and then proceedin...

Ground Zero Developer Offers To Redesign Building For Merrill Lynch: Why It Might And Might Not Happen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The AP's Amy Westfeldt reports on the attempts to lure Merrill Lynch to the World Trade Center: Dangling millions of dollars — sometimes billions ...

NYC Denies Iranian President's Request To Visit Ground Zero

New York Sun | SARAH GARLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City, moving swiftly in the face of outrage from the White House to the political hustings to the Jewish community, is rejecting a request by...