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WATCH: 1 WTC Will Soon Surpass Empire State

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

The most expensive building in the world will soon be taller than the Empire State Building. The New York Daily News recently got an exclusive look at...

9/11 Panel Considers Cancer Coverage Under Zadroga Act

| Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin LOWER MANHATTAN — An advisory panel examining which conditions should be covered by the Zadroga Act appeared close Wednesday to r...

9/11: Ready for Its Primetime Close-Up?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

More then 10 years after the buildings fell, the questions, emotion, and complexity of the 9/11 story may be able to start to become part of the public conversation. And, surprisingly, it was Tom Selleck who began to convince me of that.

Civil Society at Ground Zero

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

It's rarely noted that Zuccotti Park is within sight of, and kitty-corner to, Ground Zero. What was born and what died that day a decade ago has everything to do with what's going on in and around the park, the country, and the world now.

Ground Zero Mosque Developer Regrets Not Involving 9/11 Families | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact

By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK — The developer of a Muslim cultural center near the World Trade Center says his "biggest mistake" wa...

The Untold Story of Ground Zero Evacuations by Boat

Jessica DuLong | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York
Jessica DuLong

In the aftermath of an inconceivable assault, New York's ferryboat captains, tug crews, dinner-boat and sailing-yacht operators and other mariners stepped in, spontaneously, to provide invaluable, irreplaceable assistance.

Poetry And Prayer On The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.12.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The Psalms are poems -- and indeed they are exquisite -- but I'm sorry the President wasn't able to keep God out of it. The names of the 3,000 dead would have been sermon and poem enough.

Andrea Stone

September 11 'Specific, Credible Threat' Still Unresolved | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Last week's specific, "credible but unconfirmed" threat of a terrorist attack reported in the days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 remains "an on...

Empty Ceremonies:
Grandees Gather for 9/11

Jan Herman | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Jan Herman

Jimmy Breslin was right. It's a lousy idea to turn the victims of 9/11 into martyrs and just as lousy to turn Ground Zero into a glorified cemetery. ...

Using the 9/11 Documentary Rebirth to Repair Lives

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.11.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The documentary Rebirth begins with a sound familiar to New Yorkers. It's the audio theme for the "all news all the time" radio station 1010 WINS.

Today. 9/11/11 at the National Memorial

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.11.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum


9/11 Anniversary: World Remembers, Reflects On September 11th

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC CARVIN | Posted 11.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- As the nation and the world mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Huffington Post is following the most salient...

Beyond 9/11: Portraits Of Resilience | Posted 11.10.2011 | New York

If the story of the United States has a theme so far in the 21st century, it is surely one of resilience. To hail that spirit on the 10th anniversary ...

Ten Years on, Sick Ground Zero Workers Still Without Proper Care

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

For thousands of workers, this anniversary of 9/11 is an especially deep measure of loss -- not just the immediate loss of life, but years of lost opportunities to make still-neglected victims whole.

Lessons From a Tragedy

Gordon Campbell | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Gordon Campbell

As we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11, we cannot forget the tragedy suffered that day, but we are also reminded of the extraordinary compassion displayed by individuals and communities across the country.

Paul Needham

PLUS: He May Have Been Pushed Aside, But Ground Zero's Original Master Planner Left His Mark | Paul Needham | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- A few years ago, it seemed as if Daniel Libeskind was down for the count here at ground zero. The commission for the Freedom Tower, now...

10 Years and Still Gone

B.D. Gallof | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
B.D. Gallof

We as a nation have not done enough with the World Trade Center ground zero. It lies unfinished like so many other things that America used to stand for before two jets slammed into the Twin Towers.

Paul Needham

At The World Trade Center Memorial, Staying Above Ground Matters | Paul Needham | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- The search for the meaning of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks began as soon as the first plane hit the World Trade Center's north tower and...

TIMELINE: Ten Years At 'Ground Zero'

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green and Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

Before it was ground zero, it was the World Trade Center. But after the attacks of September 11th, the site become a smoldering pile of twisted metal ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Prominent Evangelicals Make Appeal Ahead Of 9/11 | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- As Americans continue to debate the controversial decision by New York City officials to not include clergy-recited prayers in the Sept. 1...

The Turning Point

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Alexander Goerlach

Today, the images of 9/11 have entered the historical record, not unlike black-and-white images of the construction of the Berlin wall or the fall of the Eastern Bloc.

Matt Sledge

9/11 Memorial Plaza: The Kind Of Place You Can Take A Date? | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

The old World Trade Center towers sat on a barren, windswept plaza that cut off the city's street grid. That plaza was not a good setting to spark a r...

A Prayerful Request For 9/11

Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry

Perhaps, on a day when we remember the evil that killed, we can choose to be more loving and forgiving -- especially in a time when our national leadership is imploding on each other.

September 11th: A Reflection

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

As we look back on the events that morning in September, as we remember the feelings we had as we watched our country change, let us remember those who gave their lives and let us forgive.

What Have We Learned in the 10 Years Since 9/11?

Bishop Gene Robinson | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Bishop Gene Robinson

While I believe ours to be the greatest country on earth, one that has done so much to improve the world, I also believe we have much for which we should repent.