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Sacred Memories: A 9/11 Ritual

Rabbi Irwin Kula | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Irwin Kula

So what message would I like to send out today 9/11? No words at all. Simply a chant of actual final cell phone conversations of people, who simply and heroically witnessed a yearning to love.

Turning Tragedy Into Compassionate Action

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

I can think of no greater tribute to the victims of September 11th than in the positive and inspirational actions that millions of Americans have taken on their behalf both today and year round.

Commemorate 9/11 With A New Dollar Coin?

New York Times | Sewell Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Representative Jerrold L. Nadler, a Manhattan Democrat whose district includes ground zero, introduced a bill on Thursday that would require the Unite...

September 8 and September 11: Joy, Pain, and Hope

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

I am an American, and I am a New Yorker. I grew up in Long Island, then the Bronx. I grew up with an iconic skyline shaped by the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings and the World Trade Center.

9/11's Dark Heritage

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

We still haven't quite acknowledged that our leaders never adequately warned the men and women working around the smoldering site that the place where they were flinging themselves into duty was a toxic landmine.

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Drawing on the spirit that spurred volunteers to rush to the burning World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Americans looked for ways t...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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..

Jay-Z To Hold 9/11 Charity Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A benefit concert that rapper Jay-Z is planning for Sept. 11 is a step in the direction that his career – and life – is h...

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...

World Trade Center Steel Beam Returns To Ground Zero

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It became a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. Now a massive steel column has been returned to ground zero as...

World Trade Center Construction Mural Contest Seeking Designs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Artists looking for somewhere to display their work now have a chance to be seen at one of the city's most high-profile places &ndash...

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...

Paterson: We Don't Need Silverstein To Build At WTC

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Gov. David Paterson gave World Trade Center site developer Larry Silverstein an ultimatum Monday in prolonged talks over his...

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.

World Trade Center Developer Threatens Arbitration

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The private developer of the World Trade Center site threatened Monday to go to an arbitrator unless he and the site's owner quickly ...

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...

Supreme Court Will Not Hear 9/11 Victims Claims Vs. Saudi Arabia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has refused to allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to pursue lawsuits against Saudi Arabia and four of its prin...