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WTC Strike Enters Its Second Day

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — About 200 laborers stood down from their jobs for a second day Tuesday at the World Trade Center site, although the owner said the wo...

NYC Mosque May Take Years To Complete

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The developer of an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero says it may take years to determine what kind of project Mus...

Concrete Workers Strike At World Trade Center

Posted 10.01.2011 | New York

Hundreds of concrete workers walked off the job at the World Trade Center site Monday one month after their contract expired. While the strike aff...

Paul Needham

Paintings Show The Fall And Rise Of World Trade Center

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Anyone looking to find this city's most amazing art studio can stop right now. It is, without a doubt, the 48th floor of 7 World Trade ...

Atheists Sue Over World Trade Center Memorial Cross

The Huffington Post | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion

A national atheist group has filed a lawsuit to block the inclusion of the famous '9/11 cross' from a memorial at the World Trade Center site. The...

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...

Andrea Stone

The 'Ground Zero Mosque': One Year Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

As political firestorms go, few have consumed more oxygen than last summer's "ground zero mosque" controversy in lower Manhattan. Though it was nei...

Why Switzerland Is A New Hotbed Of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

TAGES ANZEIGER/Worldcrunch | David Vonplon | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

is a new website that delivers English editions of the best foreign-language news and journalism. By David Vonplon TAGES ANZEIGER/Worldcrunch ...

Paul Needham

110 Stories Project Aims To (Kind Of) Bring The Twin Towers Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- For years, Brian August was obsessed with looking at the World Trade Center. Then 9/11 happened and August's focus shifted: he began im...

Andrea Stone

Uncle Sam Wants You To Volunteer Your Services On 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- More than one million Americans are expected to volunteer in their communities on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks...

Reflecting Absence: Exploring The 9/11 Memorial

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

As New York, and the world, prepares to see for the first time what will most certainly be one of the most visited memorial sites in the world -- Michael Arad seems calm, focused, and comfortable with what they'll see.

Greek Orthodox Rally To Rebuild Ground Zero Church

Posted 08.28.2011 | Religion

By Chris Herlinger c. 2011 Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) With cries of "Rebuild now! Rebuild Now!" parishioners and supporters of a Greek O...

Big Bank Considering Office Space In World Trade Center

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

Citigroup Inc (C.N) is in the early stages of looking for about 1 million square feet of office space in Manhattan and considering space at the Wo...

Suburban Fire Department To Get Steel From 9/11 Wreckage

Darien, IL Patch | Lauren Williamson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

It was a powerful moment when Tri-State Fire Protection District Chief Michelle Gibson got the call this week that Tri-State would be receiving an 8-f...

Going to the 9/11 Memorial? Better Cross Your Legs...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

The former site of the World Trade Center towers cost $508 million to build and it will have the new Freedom Tower, reflecting pools and waterfalls. But one thing the site won't have is a single restroom.

Port Authority Spent $10M On WTC's Failed Glass Facade

AP | KAREN ZRAICK | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The owners of the World Trade Center have nixed plans to cover the first 20 stories of its signature skyscraper with decorative glass...

WTC Progress Report: Timeline Of The Construction

nytimes.com | BILL MARSH | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York

After Sept. 11, it took nearly a decade to locate and kill Osama bin Laden, perhaps giving the nation, and especially the families of those lost in th...

WATCH: Condoleezza Rice Insists 'Saddam Hussein Was A Threat'

Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sat down with Lawrence O'Donnell Thursday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word.' O'Donnell discussed the de...

Connecting The Dots: How Osama's Death Has Hijacked New York's Grief

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

To anyone who has bought into all of these symbols, I have one thing to say. If you want to honor the 9/11 tragedy, forget about symbols and remember real human beings. More death and killing won't help.

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Obama's Upcoming Visit To Ground Zero

Huff TV | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Wednesday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss President Obama's upcoming visit to G...

U.S. Officials: Navy SEALs Feared Bin Laden Was Reaching For Weapon

AP | By KIMBERLY DOZIER and ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama ordered grisly photographs of Osama bin Laden in death sealed from public view on Wednesday, declaring, "We don't...

Obama at Ground Zero: Emotion, Memories (And Some Embarrassment for New York)

Dan Collins | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Nearly ten years after terrorists smashed planes into Lower Manhattan, the most optimistic thing you can say about the rebuilding of the World Trade Center is that it's a work in progress.

The Death of Bin Laden a Definite Game Changer Maybe

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

These events could be a game changer, not just for Obama's presidency but for U.S. foreign policy as well, or they could become another excuse to keep doing the same thing.

Elise Foley

Boehner Still Undecided On 9/11 Visit

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is still weighing whether to send a Congressional delegation to the Sept. 11 anniversary ceremonies ...

Live From Ground Zero

Janine Balekdjian | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York
Janine Balekdjian

Last night, the students on campus experienced a euphoria we had never known before. We came of age in the era of terrorism, with attacks and fear dominating the headlines for our entire politically-conscious lives.