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Is the Age of Terror Over?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Hart

By abandoning the "war on terrorism" paradigm, President Obama has helped us understand that acts of terrorism will continue in parts of the world, and that we must continue to make such acts as difficult as possible here in the United States.

As It Should Be: Moving On From 9/11

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

You can hold onto the past only for so long until looking backward becomes fear of moving forward. Sometimes a day should just be a day.

World Trade Center Redevelopment: The Biggest Shrug

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, the World Trade Center occupied a prominent stage in New York politics, as elected officials jostled over questions of design, governance a...

What World Trade Center? What We Need is a Sheriff

Glyn Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Glyn Vincent

This year, after ninety six months of starts and stops, re-designs and security modifications, court battles and other miscellaneous delays, a few steel columns of the new World Trade Center tower are finally visible.

A 9/11 Reality Check

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

What if eight years ago the World Trade Center had been leveled by a small nuclear bomb that took out most of lower Manhattan as well? How many millio...

Government by Lynch Mob -- Obama Should Ignore Critics and Just Lead

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

On issue after issue, Obama is acting like he is soon to run for re-election, instead of being a president with a massive mandate still only months into his administration.

World Trade Center Death Toll Keeps Growing

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 800 World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers have died since 9/11 -- and cancer has killed at least 270 of those heroes, new data show...

DDB Brasil Commercial Shows Planes Crashing Into World Trade Center, New York (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Tuesday, a tasteless ad that depicted September 11th happening with hundreds of planes instead of two found its way on to the Internet. The ad was...

The Dick Cheney Interview We'd Love to See

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Ostroy

For his Chris Wallace interview, Cheney looks frustrated, irritated and impatient, yet still possesses the aura of the uber-confident terror-fighting SuperHero so few people truly understand and appreciate..

World Trade Center Owners Stop Paying $300,000-A-Day Penalties (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (AP) -- The owners of ground zero say they've stopped paying $300,000-a-day penalties to the developer at the World Trade Center site after m...

Largest Column Installed Yet At World Trade Center Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Workers at One World Trade Center have set a 70-ton piece of steel into place, making it the largest column installed yet at the tragic construction s...

My Digital Birthday

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Rosenbaum

A digital birthday is an excuse to reach out to your community of friends on various forms of social media, and use the moment to focus your social network on the causes that matter to you.

Immigration Detainee's Death Causes Controversy

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the 43-year-old man died in a New Jersey immigration jail in 2005, the very fact seemed to fall into a black hole. Although a fellow inmate scraw...

The Definition of National Embarrassment

Sheldon Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sheldon Silver

As a native of Lower Manhattan and as the assemblyman who represents the district within which Ground Zero is located, the failure of the rebuilding effort is as appalling as it is intensely personal.

NYC Odd Couple, Bloomberg And Silver Pressure Port Authority on Trade Center Towers

nytimes.com | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Although the negotiations over the World Trade Center site have gone nowhere, the deadlock has produced something of note: a startling alliance betwee...

Ground Zero Construction Talks Deadlocked

New York Times | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the developer Larry Silverstein remain deadlocked over construction of two giant office towers at gr...

Not in My Backyard: Fear of the Guantánamo Legion of Doom

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yup, that's right, the self-same prison system that has held Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Son of Sam is apparently no match for a bunch of unarmed, sensory-deprived foreigners.

A Suggestion for Obama: RE: Jets Flying Past NYC Buildings

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jacob Dickerman

Okay, Barack. That wasn't you. Okay. I'll accept that, because I like you. I'll go along with this not being on your head thing. But here's a little thought you might want to pass along to your staff.

Wall Street Lawyer on "The Positive Presumption"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Meet Eugene Lee, a mid-level associate at a Top 40 law firm on Wall Street who succeeds in business by being real, honest, and kind. Good news.

What Both Parties Can Learn from New York

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If the Republicans were willing and able to nominate Bloomberg-type candidates in other parts of the country, the Democratic moment may dissipate pretty quickly.

Torture is Treason

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lara M. Gardner

Whether the tortured committed the crime or not becomes secondary to the sympathy felt for the torture victim.

You're Fired! So Where Are the Jobs Now?

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sherman Yellen

What we now see is the firing of people who have all the requisite skills - the very best and the brightest who can add the most to our economy are being given the pink slips.

Third Screen: An Interview with the National September 11 Memorial's Alice Greenwald

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vickie Karp

Increasingly, museums are about understanding the impossible, the epic, and the most perplexing and violent issues of our time. No one knows this better than Alice Greenwald.

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The production is handsome, the acting is exceptional, and the special effects are mostly effective. But, at the end of the day, Watchmen is not an exciting story.

Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Based on one of the most collected and memorable comic book runs in history, the movie Watchmen tries to be all things cosmic and ambiguously moral to all of us.