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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.

On Cheering Death

Adam Chandler | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York
Adam Chandler

Beneath it all, a lot of us had capitulated or simply become too anxious about what baggage had accumulated on the road to a compound in Abbottabad. Until tonight.

Saki Knafo

Americans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death: In Towns And Cities Across The United States, A Range Of Emotions

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. Rosemary Cain awoke late Sunday to a phone call. “Osama ...

Jordan Zakarin

New Yorkers Flood Ground Zero With Emotion Following Bin Laden Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 07.01.2011 | New York

A sudden outpouring of New Yorkers made their way from around the city late Sunday night, celebrating jubilantly after President Obama announced that ...

Ground Zero Cross Headed Back To WTC Site

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Mark Di Ionno Religion News Service NEW YORK -- The Cross at Ground Zero was one of thousands of I-beams used to construct the iron skeletons o...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Rendering Of New WTC Tower

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The highly-anticipated One World Trade Center building at ground zero, formerly dubbed The Freedom Tower, reached its halfway point at 52 stories a f...

Astoria Characters: The Steady Shoe-Shine Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Shoe Repair & Shine." That's what the sign says in big, snow-white letters. But it's probably been there since Kennedy was president; no doubt the owner never bothered to update it.

WATCH: New Footage Of 9/11 From NYPD Helicopter

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Newly released footage of the World Trade Center attacks shows an NYPD helicopter's perspective of that fated day. The National Institute of Stan...

NYC Law Firm That Handled World Trade Center Case Eyes Natural Gas Drilling In Colorado

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Residents of Garfield County neighborhoods impacted by natural gas drilling have been approached by a New York City firm that last year landed a $712....

The 9/11 Nihilism of GOP Senators

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Sometimes there are simply no words to describe the behavior of Mitch McConnell's band of merry misanthropes -- also known as much of the US Senate Re...

RESCUED ART: Sculpture Made From Recycled World Trade Center Steel

WNYC Culture | Janaya Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An arts organization in upstate New York, Saratoga Arts, has commissioned a sculpture using five huge mangled pieces of steel from the World Trade Cen...

In Your Face, Chicago!

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Chicago may soon lose bragging rights as home to the tallest building U.S., making way for New York City to claim the prize. That distinction curre...

9/11 Heroes Deserve Better

Jerrold S. Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerrold S. Parker

The first responders never slowed their pace, never thought about themselves, and never showed any concern for their surroundings. Nine years later, we still haven't taken care of these heroes.

A Decade of Arnold Roth

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

In late 2001 we decided we needed a year-end issue.

OPERA: Story Of 9/11 Hero To Be Performed By San Francisco Opera

nytimes.com | DANIEL J. WAKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The San Francisco Opera on Tuesday disclosed details of a new opera by Christopher Theofanidis based on a book about Rick Rescorla, the head of securi...

New World Trade Center Towers 'Swiftly Reaching The Sky'

Esquire | Thomas P.M. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Given all the political noise, you might not realize that the towers of the new World Trade Center are swiftly reaching the sky -- rising by a floor a...

INSTALLATION: Jitish Kallat's Political, Religious Stance In Chicago

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

CHICAGO, IL.- This fall, acclaimed contemporary artist Jitish Kallat turns the landmark Art Institute Grand Staircase into a meditation on religious t...

A Parent's Guide to Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Prone as we are in LA to earthquakes, fires, floods, civil unrest and terrorism, there are many risks associated with life in the big city. Tunneling under a small portion of Beverly Hills is not one of them.

Charity Roundup: People Practice Random Acts Of Kindness Around The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When was the last time you practiced a random act of kindness? MSNBC reports that as Thanksgiving approaches, a few Americans are showing their gratit...

The "Ground Zero Mosque" and the War on Terror

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

How many protestors have made the slightest effort to find out that Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind Park 51, was a first-responder on 9/11, running to the site so that he could pull victims from the rubble?

ARCHITECTURE: $100 Million Allocated For Frank Gehry Designed Ground Zero Arts Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

After substantial delays and doubts about the project's realization, plans to construct Frank Gehry's Performing Arts Center on the site of Ground Zer...

Poll: 60% Of New Yorkers Oppose Ground Zero Mosque, Half Think It Would Promote Tolerance

nydailynews.com | By Frank Lombardi, Edgar Sandoval and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A survey of New Yorkers shows six out of 10 oppose plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero. Results of the Siena Research Institute poll were rele...

The Mosque Next Door: What Americans Can Learn From Boston's Experience

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Phillip Martin

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center -the official name of the largest mosque and Muslim gathering place in New England--was twenty years in ...

Another September 11th Is Over and Done Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susanna Speier

Thanks to Facebook's "likes," Twitter's hashtags and, of course, the call from Mom, I was not alone on 9/11/10.

What Have We Learned Since 9/11? "It's the Process, Stupid!"

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

As we watch the quality of the civic conversation in America continue to deteriorate, the question of process seems to be even more important than it was three years ago.