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Terrorism and the City

Thomas Fisher | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Thomas Fisher

The defeat of terrorist networks may come, not just from the elimination of key members, but also from the disruption of the networks themselves. Such networks depend upon bonds of trust and dependable communication.

"He Kept Us Safe" (Before He Kept us Safe)

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

If you're a Republican like Jeb Bush, and your brother also happens to be responsible for the worst military blunder in American history, the subject of the September 11 attacks can be very confusing and complicated.

No Jeb, President George W. Bush Did Not "Keep Us Safe"

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

The war in Afghanistan is now in its fifteenth year, making it the longest war in our history. By turning from fighting the terrorists in Afghanistan who attacked us, to Iraq, which had not, President George W. Bush did not "keep us safe.

At the Ground Zero Multi-faith Service With Pope Francis

Eric J. Hall | Posted 10.02.2015 | Religion
Eric J. Hall

I was honored to have been invited by New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan to attend the recent multi-faith prayer service at the World Trade Center with Pope Francis. It was a deeply moving experience and an example of how all of the world's faiths might work together toward humanity's common goals.

The Week in Movies: The Walk, The Martian

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The New York Film Festival is underway and two of the biggest commercial titles of the fall are in its lineup. (They also happen to be opening this week). Neither of these lives up to the hype, though I recognize that will be a distinctly minority opinion.

Remembering The Bravery Of The 9/11 Rescue Dogs

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.11.2015 | Green

It's been 14 years since the day the hijacked planes hit the twin towers. As the anniversary of 9/11 approached, people turned their thoughts to the ...

Women in Business Q&A: Edie Lutnick, Co-Founder and President, The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Edie Lutnick is a Co-Founder and President of The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, a 501 (c) 3 not for profit charity established September 14, 2001 t...

14 Years Later: A Mantra for 9/11

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Fourteen years later, thousands of innocents killed represent international criminality and immorality of the first order. No one in Washington has yet taken the slightest responsibility for blowing a hole through the Middle East and helping to create the first true terrorist state of modern history.

9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

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Calatrava Calibrates and Celebrates Midtown Manhattan

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Monday Morning, June 8, 10 A.M: A score of journalists congregates in front of the architecturally revolutionary Seagram Building on East 52nd Street and Park Avenue.

Today's Global Economy? We Are All in it Together!

Dominik Knoll | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Dominik Knoll

Today I would like to write about the World Economy, highlighting some of the current strengths and developments on the examples of the US, Europe, China and India.

6 Stunning Photos From The Newly Opened One World Trade Observatory

Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel

Lookin' good, NYC. Today, the observatory at One World Trade Center opened to the public. The observatory is at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, on floors 100, 101 and 102. From it, visitors see a bird's-eye view of New York City -- and up to 50 miles beyond it -- from 1,250 feet in the air.

First Freedom Tower Stair Race To Help Build 200 Homes For Vets With Disabilities

Associated Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — The first stair-climb race at One World Trade Center — the nation's tallest building — will raise money for military veterans st...

John Whitehead, Financier, Statesman, Philanthropist

Robert Lenzner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Robert Lenzner

John Whitehead, who died at 92 several days ago, was the classic personification of the American Dream come true.


Michael Neill | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

L​ike millions of others around the world, I was horrified and sickened by the murder of twelve people in an attack on the offices of the French s...

My Son, a U.S. Marine

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

Even though my radical liberalism has softened over the years, I've never come close to voting Republican. So I was stunned when my then 17-year-old son announced that he wanted to join the Marines.

The Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future.

Unbuilt: Gaetano Pesce (Video) | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts

Gaetano Pesce, like his ideas, is well travelled. Born in Italy in 1939, the architect and designer has, over a career spanning four decades, conceived public and private projects in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Why Do People Hate One World Trade Center?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In the months after the devastating attacks of 9/11, plans for an iconic replacement building gained steam. Thirteen long years later, One World Trade...

Cheney: Wrong on Iraq, Right on Torture?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was surprisingly persuasive in an emotionally charged Meet the Press appearance Sunday morning. All those Howar...

24-Second GIF Shows Entire Construction Of One World Trade Center

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, One World Trade Center is officially open for business. It took more than a decade to build On...

Remembering 9/11: The Story Behind Chi Modu's Towering Tribute

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Somber. Soaring. Stern. Eerily silent. Chi Modu's breathtaking portrait of the late hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. resonates as powerfully as ever on this Sept. 11 anniversary. Chi, the former staff photographer, tells the story behind this photo:

Mother Remembers 9/11 Victim: 'All His Dreams Worked Out'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

On the 13th anniversary of the tragic World Trade Center attacks, the memories of that September morning are as poignant as ever. Many Americans can r...

The Cubans of 9/11

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.11.2014 | Latino Voices
Yoani Sanchez

Born in Matanzas in 1961, George Merino emigrated with his family when he was only 7 and settled in New York. He lived in Bayside, Queens, and was a securities analyst at Fiduciary Trust, located in the World Trade Center.

My September 11 Story

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 11.10.2014 | New York
Daniel P. Malito

We collectively share what happened 13 years ago, the events that changed our world forever, but each of us also owns a personal narrative from that fateful morning. Where I live, in the suburbs of New York City, we were especially hard hit.