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Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Six -- last week was six months since the earthquake devastated Haiti. Five -- this month is five years since Katrina destroyed parts of New Orleans. Ten -- next year it will be ten years since the Twin Towers were reduced to rubble.

World's Tallest Building Back Home in the Middle East...Forever?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

My view of the Eiffel Tower this morning reminded me of the changing title of world's tallest building. While there are too many categories of towers...

Goldman Sachs To Launch New HQ!

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

The most financially-efficient building ever constructed, Goldman expects the building costs of its headquarters to have zero-impact on its bottom line, with funding provided by the TARP (Taxpayers Are Really Paying) Program.

Justice American Style

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Now more than ever, Americans need to trust our own judicial system to fully and openly prosecute the mass murderers of 9/11 while the rest of the world bears witness.

Twin Towers T-Shirt Furor: Shirt Referencing 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks Gets Dearborn Students In Trouble

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DEARBORN, Mich. — At least nine Detroit area high school juniors are in trouble for wearing sweat shirts bearing a design that evokes the terror...

"Moving to New York" -- A Poem on the Anniversary of 9/11

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Larisa Alexandrovna

I wrote this poem years ago as way to deal with the attacks of September 11. On the the anniversary of that horrible day, I am posting it in commemora...

The Unedited Truth: Why MSNBC Re-Airs 9/11 Coverage

Dan Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Abrams

Some have called it gruesome or ghoulish, even referring to it as "death porn." Maybe so, but it also really happened.

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Drawing on the spirit that spurred volunteers to rush to the burning World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Americans looked for ways t...

Interview: The Inspiring Story of 9/11 Survivor Michelle Rosado

2morrowknight | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
2morrowknight

Although the experiences through the years have ultimately shaped my destiny, I wasn't fully aware that my true "destiny" ever existed until September 11th.

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The production is handsome, the acting is exceptional, and the special effects are mostly effective. But, at the end of the day, Watchmen is not an exciting story.

Impossible To Inevitable: Dare To Dream Big (And 5 Tips To Get You Started!)

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Part One "So many of our dreams at first seem Impossible, then the...

Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Based on one of the most collected and memorable comic book runs in history, the movie Watchmen tries to be all things cosmic and ambiguously moral to all of us.

Pennsylvania Avenue: Take 2

Mary Lou Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Lou Song

I almost had to remind myself to breathe inside the Newseum. There was Patty Hearst's gun and jacket. Donald Brasco's watch and Amex Card. A press pass to Timothy McVeigh's execution.

Obama Wants to Re-Open Lady Liberty's Crown

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marlene H. Phillips

After 9/11, I thought it was wrong to close the Crown; the Statue of Liberty is the first image of America for millions of immigrants, and for untold millions it is the iconic symbol of the US.

Planes, Presidents, and the Big Apple

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Giles Slade

Politicians are mainly now-guys, welded to the present, forced to react to the remorseless wheel of change with little time to see bigger pictures.

9/11 -- Unfinished Business

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

I write this so that our remembrance of 9/11 serves as reminder that we were once united in our determination to complete the unfinished business at hand -- to bring justice to those who ruined so many lives.

Twin Towers Collapsed Due To Magnetic Properties Of Steel, New Research Shows

BBC | Jennifer Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scientists say an understanding of how the Twin Towers collapsed will help them develop the materials needed to build fusion reactors. New research s...

The Other Ground Zero

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

The site is a couple of hours from Pittsburgh. You approach it along a landscape of rolling fields -- it's not a place you'd expect to be a nexus of terrorism.

Man on Wire: A Film to Experience

Asher Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Asher Goldstein

Man on Wire tells the story of Mr.Petit, a French street performer who in 1974 walked across a metal wire that was illegally mounted between the now fallen Twin Towers in lower Manhattan.