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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

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.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum: Appealing to the Head or the Heart?

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

Is the 9/11 Museum worth visiting? Absolutely. Does the museum create a deeper understanding of why 9/11 happened and the global repercussions of the subsequent War on Terror? No, it does not.

9/11 an 'Act of War' Under Federal Environmental Law

Brad Reid | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

There is a political and social debate about how to apply traditional law to an unanticipated contemporary world. This will continue to present both philosophical and practical concerns.

WATCH: Lightning Strikes New World Trade Center

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York

Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city. Social media was abuz...

Why I'm Giving It All to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Allison Gilbert | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Allison Gilbert

My wish is that by supporting the Museum I'm doing what little I can to preserve the memory of Deputy Chief Jimmy Riches' son and the nearly 3,000 other victims of the attacks.

Defining America's Exceptionality: The Unveiling of the 9/11 Museum

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

A nation's politicians and foreign policy do not define its people; ordinary citizens reacting extraordinarily define its people. My neighbors, friends and thousands of other people like them make America strong, rich and resilient.

Religious Extremists and Societal Indoctrination Still Threaten as National 9/11 Museum Opens

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

It's the event the world will never forget: September 11, 2001. It's a day that forever changed America, and the world, as 2,983 innocent people lost...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

7 Years at Ground Zero (Video)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Steve Rosenbaum

Over the past seven years, I've been allowed to observe and document the process of conceiving, curating, building, and now opening to the public the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. My images and recordings span seven remarkable years.

Grave Robbing or Archaeology?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where does the idea of "desecration" begin and the idea of "important scientific research" end?

Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

Schumer Urges Review Of World Trade Center Security

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal officials to review security at the World Trade Center site after authorities said a series o...

Police: CNN Producers Busted Trying To Sneak Into WTC

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Media

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - Two CNN journalists were arrested for trying to sneak past security at the World Trad...