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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 02.20.2015 | Business
Robert Lenzner

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

#NousSommesHuman

Michael Neill | Posted 01.27.2015 | 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)

Crane.tv | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

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.

What It Was Like To Be an Iranian-American Woman In NYC on 9/11

Hedia Anvar | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Hedia Anvar

On September 13, I put on a dust mask and carried two grocery bags full of produce so that I could pass for a below-Canal St. resident and get close to Ground Zero. It was true that only residents were allowed to cross the barricades, but I felt a strong need to feel connected.

Watch The NYC Skyline's Transformation Since 9/11

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal & Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

In the thirteen years since the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, Lower Manhattan and the New York City skyline have undergone a remarkab...

World Trade Center Survivor Recalls the Morning of September 11, 2001

Quora | Posted 11.09.2014 | New York
Quora

Apparently the conference room that I had been standing in just a few minutes before was now obliterated. Had I decided to stay up on 78 instead of returning to my office when I did, I would not be alive today.

Then and Now: How 9/11 Changed the United States 13 Years Later

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Jason P. Stadtlander

Thirteen years later, I believe we have once again become complacent with some issues. The media is once again only showing us what they want us to see rather than what is actually going on. Here's how our world has changed.

September 11: Let Us Not Lose Sight of the Significance of the Day

Greg Trevor | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Greg Trevor

As a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, I worry about how we will remember that tragic day 50, 100, even 200 years from now. Our efforts to honor history consistently lead to one of two disappointing outcomes.

Commemorating the 13th Anniversary of 9/11 and Recalling Lessons Learned from the 'Global War on Terror'

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Brian Glyn Williams

This is perhaps the greatest legacy of 9/11 and the two wars it spawned. A nation that, whiled honoring its dead, seeks to preserve more of its fighting men and women from being sent into harm's way to die for dubious causes.

That September Morning

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 10.12.2014 | New York
Sarah Sweeney

Every year, this day sneaks up on me, like a wedding or Christmas. That underlying stress I can't put my finger on until it arrives and I'm forced to either feel or act like nothing happened. I woke up. I lived.

Teen Who Scaled World Trade Center Pleads Guilty: Report

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - A New Jersey teen, who sneaked into New York City's One World Trade Center and ascended to the top of the 104-story bu...

Immigration and Dying 9/11 Ground Zero Workers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.14.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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 08.19.2014 | 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.