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Immigration and Dying 9/11 Ground Zero Workers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 07.15.2014 | New York
Ryan Campbell

The Zadroga bill running out in 2016 is only one of the complications faced by hundreds of undocumented immigrants who worked to clear the still-smouldering wreckage at Ground Zero.

Incredible Images Of Lightning Strikes In New York City

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

Wednesday evening's storms did more than just light up the skies of New York. They also lit up Twitter and Instagram with incredible photos and videos...

Sarajevo 1914 and New York City 2001: Is It Happening Again?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.26.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Sarajevo 1914 does not appear so distant, at least in terms of rhetoric and inclination to dehumanize the other. But, then perhaps our awareness has been raised to the danger.

Ground Zero: Memorial Museum's Invisible Ingredients

Paul Gunther | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

This anonymous little store will endure as the truest testament of what was there and all that was lost. It stands as the purest expression of memory possible: A memory encased in continuing function at the service of architecture and its modern demands.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum: Appealing to the Head or the Heart?

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

Is the 9/11 Museum worth visiting? Absolutely. Does the museum create a deeper understanding of why 9/11 happened and the global repercussions of the subsequent War on Terror? No, it does not.

9/11 an 'Act of War' Under Federal Environmental Law

Brad Reid | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

There is a political and social debate about how to apply traditional law to an unanticipated contemporary world. This will continue to present both philosophical and practical concerns.

WATCH: Lightning Strikes New World Trade Center

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York

Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city. Social media was abuz...

Why I'm Giving It All to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Allison Gilbert | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Allison Gilbert

My wish is that by supporting the Museum I'm doing what little I can to preserve the memory of Deputy Chief Jimmy Riches' son and the nearly 3,000 other victims of the attacks.

Defining America's Exceptionality: The Unveiling of the 9/11 Museum

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

A nation's politicians and foreign policy do not define its people; ordinary citizens reacting extraordinarily define its people. My neighbors, friends and thousands of other people like them make America strong, rich and resilient.

Religious Extremists and Societal Indoctrination Still Threaten as National 9/11 Museum Opens

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

It's the event the world will never forget: September 11, 2001. It's a day that forever changed America, and the world, as 2,983 innocent people lost...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

7 Years at Ground Zero (Video)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Steve Rosenbaum

Over the past seven years, I've been allowed to observe and document the process of conceiving, curating, building, and now opening to the public the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. My images and recordings span seven remarkable years.

Grave Robbing or Archaeology?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where does the idea of "desecration" begin and the idea of "important scientific research" end?

Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

Schumer Urges Review Of World Trade Center Security

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal officials to review security at the World Trade Center site after authorities said a series o...

Police: CNN Producers Busted Trying To Sneak Into WTC

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Media

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - Two CNN journalists were arrested for trying to sneak past security at the World Trad...

Skydivers To Be Charged For Skydive From World Trade Center

DNAinfo | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

MANHATTAN — Four men who breached One World Trade Center security last year to parachute from the tower will be charged this week — in the wake of...

First Nighter: Bikeman, Thomas F. Flynn's Captivating 9/11 Memoir

David Finkle | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Because of the hell into which he was thrown with thousands, Flynn conjures moments reminiscent of Dante's Inferno. There are even echoes in his lines of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land. And what could be more understandable?

The Experience With A Psychic That Sent Shivers Down My Spine

Al DeLuise | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I love psychics -- but you knew that. I have been going to them for years. I don't live my life by what they tell me -- maybe I should -- but I really enjoy listening to what they have to say. I've been to quite a few over the years.

Manhattan Residents Sue Over 'Fortresslike' Security At World Trade Center

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers living around the rebuilt World Trade Center are fighting what they call the "fortresslike" security planned for their n...

Every Country Should Have a Newseum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "new" (to me) Newseum offers an amazing array of displays and information in its airy galleries packed with information on America's history, geography, politics, international relations, and media-related technological advances.

#NoDisrespectToNewYorkers... But You Can Do Better On Instagram

Courtney Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

All I'm asking, New Yorkers, is that you either honestly document the city, including the trash bags that get buried for months under the snow when the blizzard hits, or quit clogging up my feed with propaganda.

A Huge Brick-Wagging Contest: New York Says Suck It Chicago

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

You don't fuck with the One World Trade. Unless you want to get devastated. Completely destroyed. Decimated. Lit up. You can consider it, but if you really try to take it on, you will be crushed. I suggest, for your own safety, you just admire from afar.

Another Tower Opens At World Trade Center Site

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Another office tower has opened at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. A ribbon-cutting was held Wednesday for the 978-...