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World Trade Center Attacks

Eleanor Goldberg

After 9/11, Hundreds Of Charities Launched. Now, Here Are The Few Left Standing

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, well-meaning supporters rushed to establish nonprofits that could address victims...

From Black Cloud, White Ash

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Michele Somerville

...Not here where I live /where just 20 minutes/before the first air-/craft hit, my-first/born waited/beneath at Station Stop World/Trade Center

12 Years Ago Today

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

They were everywhere, because the people were nowhere. The city, as any creature would, eventually healed. The pulse thrummed again. The streets rushed again. But the fluttering, The Missing, they stay with me.

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.

5 Love Stories Born Out Of 9/11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Weddings

The events of September 11, 2001 touched too many lives and broke too many hearts. But from the ashes of the tragedy, love found a way to triumph...

A New York Mom's 9/11 Lessons for Her Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Everyone in my childbirth preparation class had a 9/11 story. My pregnancy was in the shadow of that "recovery."

9/11 Anniversary Reactions -- Still Normal after All These Years

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 11.07.2012 | New York
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Almost everyone has a story about 9/11. Where they were when they found out about the terrorist attacks; if they knew anyone who fled or was killed that day and how it impacted their lives. It's important to discuss.

On Change

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Marian Salzman

And who could have imagined a world of "Yes, we can," in which a young-ish African American president gets elected, only to be challenged by those claiming to want to restore some notion of the American dream, complete with a blurring of church and state?

9/11 Victim's Legacy Provides Home For Poor Filipinos

AP | By JIM GOMEZ | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- A street sign in Manila shows an American businesswoman and Sept. 11 victim smiling down on a community whose transformation wo...

Ode to Firefighters

Robert Slayton | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Robert Slayton

When the world was crumbling -- literally -- they didn't ask anything, just shouldered heavy gear and walked into the towers to do their jobs. Hundreds didn't walk out, ever.

Field Museum 9/11 Exhibit Will Mark 10th Anniversary Of Terrorist Attacks

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago's Field Museum is planning an exhibit designed to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "Ground Zero 360" ...

Atheists Sue Over World Trade Center Memorial Cross

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

An atheist group has lodged a lawsuit to block the World Trade Center cross from going on display at the 9/11 museum. The suit claims that displayi...

Mark Kirk Votes NO: Joins Party To Block Debate Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell In Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Thursday, a major defense authorization bill that included the repeal of the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law was blocked by Senate Republica...

Never Give Up: How The Son Of A World Trade Center Hero Decided Nothing Would Keep Him Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Luke Mullins Special to the Huffington Post Introduction With as many as 1,700 students pursuing just 32 slots, the chances of winning a Rh...

USS New York Commissioning To Include Hillary Clinton

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A White House official says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will represent the administration at Saturday's commissioning...

USS New York Registered At Tiffany's

nytimes.com | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The tasteful Tiffany gift registry politely requests an opulent sterling silver Chippendale tray (listed for $2,868.75) and a delicate Queen Anne tea ...