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Foreign Policy Wishes for Father's Day

Joel Rubin | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Joel Rubin

As a father, I question myself: what am I -- and what are we - -going to do over the next two decades to ensure that our children, when their time has come to lead, have a better world in front of them, just as we have had?

The Slow Death of Urban Grit

Justin Hernandez | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Justin Hernandez

There's always a sense of pride and happiness I feel whenever I return to New York after traveling. As I saw the Empire State Building illuminated against the nighttime sky during my taxi ride, I knew I was home.

Memories Of The '93 World Trade Center Bombing: 'Thank God The Elevator Never Arrived'

Buck Wolf | Posted 04.27.2013 | Crime
Buck Wolf

"We heard the boom down the street. Still, nobody cared. To live in New York City is to accept the occasional boom. At that moment, nobody had any idea that a terrorist with a truck bomb had blown a crater under the WTC that was the size of the Meadowlands Arena -- or that six people were dead."

Feeling Lost on 9/11

The Minnesota Daily | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
The Minnesota Daily

9/11 is a day I will never forget where I was and what I was doing. It's burned into my memory and often replays at the oddest moments. In my mind, I always wonder what I would have done.

Eleven Years Later: Looking Back at 9/11

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Whatever your position on American military involvement in the Middle East, 9/11 encouraged us to stand together and support anyone who was making a sacrifice for America

Breathtaking Shot Of The 9/11 Tribute In Light

Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

Noam Galai, the guy behind the scream image seen around the world, is also an incredibly talented photographer. In an e-mail to The Huffington Post...

September 11 and the Triumph of Hope

Karen Dukess | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

Eleven years ago this morning, my husband overslept and missed a train that would have gotten him into the city in time to attend a conference in the Marriott beneath the World Trade Center. Unpredictably, and for so many people with unfathomable cruelty, the minutes made a difference.

Prayer For What Crumbled On September 11th

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 11.11.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

As we look to the past, we remember a day when towers fell, and buildings blew apart, a day when hatred seemed to have the final say, and we as a country were amazed at our own "failure of imagination."

The Global Search for Education: We Will Remember

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

We will remember the 2,977 people from more than 90 nations who were killed as a result of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More than 400 of them were people who responded first to the attacks.

The National 9/11 Museum: A Generation Needs It Now

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum deserves to be back on track with a firm opening date. It's importance overshadows a petty political squabble, and standing in its way puts the Nation's needs behind political objectives.

Rod Sheard on Designing the Olympic Stadium and Sustainability (VIDEO) | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts

Common consensus holds that a building of a certain scale, unless something extreme occurs, tends to be an unchanging landmark. Not so, according to R...

'Long Island Medium': Client Connects To Father Who Died 9/11

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Theresa Caputo helped a young woman deal with the loss of her father during the 9/11 tragedies in New York on the latest "Long Island Medium" (Sun., 9...

'Man On Wire' To Perform Grand Central Stunt?

Posted 04.02.2012 | New York

Famous French aerialist Philippe Petit could reprise a Grand Central Station stunt in honor of the landmark's centennial celebration next February. ...

South Korean Developers May Change 'Twin Towers' Building Design

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

South Korean developers may be backing down from plans to erect two luxury apartment buildings that some say resemble the World Trade Center buildings...

Al Qaeda Owes $9.3 Billion For 9/11 Damage, Judge Recommends

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A magistrate judge in New York has recommended al-Qaida be assessed $9.3 billion for the damage done to properties and businesses in the S...

How Obama Became the Curator of the Bush Legacy

Mike Davis | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Mike Davis

Obama has become the chief curator of the Bush legacy: a born-again convert to special ops, killer drones, immense intelligence budgets, Orwellian surveillance technology, secret jails, and the superhero cult of former general, now CIA Director David Petraeus.

Icon of the Day: Twin Towers, I Love You

Alona Elkayam | Posted 11.10.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

I did not always care for you. It was when I saw the first plane hit you that I never wanted to be without you. My heart has broken 3,649 times since ...

WATCH: 1 World Trade Center Time-Lapse

Posted 11.10.2011 | New York

We've put together a comprehensive, interactive timeline of how Ground Zero became what it is today, with all the cleanup, redesigns, harsh critiques ...

That Day.. That Day...

Tina Sloan | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York
Tina Sloan

That day is still so raw and so alive in our souls. We in fact will never forget.


Sharon Premoli | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Sharon Premoli

I had no idea that my breakfast decision on September 11, 2001 could determine the outcome of what was scheduled for later that morning, but I chose to stop and get breakfast to take upstairs. I didn't know I was gambling with my life.

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 ...

How the Arts Helped Us Through the September 11 Tragedy

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts are how we communicate about our emotions and our resolve. Every single memorial event that I have ever seen relating to the horror of 9/11 has included the arts as a necessary core of activity.

Unforgettable Images Of The 9/11 Attacks (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

On September 11, 2001, Americans gathered around television sets in shock and horror as the nation came under attack. Ten years later, the iconic i...

Twin Towers Still Standing At Chinese Theme Park

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

It's been 10 years, but replica World Trade Center Twin Towers still stand in a miniature version of Manhattan on display at Window of the World, a Ch...

The Arab World & the 9/11 Decade

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

If 9/11 represented a "clash of civilizations" it also compelled a "shotgun relationship" between the U.S. and the Middle East.