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Building the 9/11 Memorial Museum: Reflections as Opening Day Approaches

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

On the TED stage I asked the question: "Where were you on 9/11?" Soon, we'll all have a place to answer that question.

How Americans Are Commemorating 9/11 This Year

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with solemn cer...

Özge Dogan's Documentary, The Sacred, Reveals Sense of Loss in New York's "Little Syria"

Todd Fine | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.

Honoring David McCourt, a Hero of 9/11

Craig Considine | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Craig Considine

McCourt's story of immeasurable grief and the ability to overcome hatred makes him another hero of the 9/11 tragedy. He recently passed away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. His example is one which should not be forgotten.

Three WTC May Finally Soar

| Posted 09.08.2013 | New York

By Irene Plagianos FINANCIAL DISTRICT -- After years of delays, 3 World Trade is finally getting off the ground. Media company GroupM has signed on...

Amazing Lightning Photo From Sunday's Storm

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York

The thunderstorm that ripped through New York City on Sunday night provided some much-needed relief from a weekend of sweltering temperatures. And as ...

WATCH: Amazing Video From Top Of One WTC

Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Afraid of heights? Maybe then don't watch this nine minutes of footage from a camera Port Authority attached to the One World Trade Center spire. ...

Would You Have Done Any Better?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

At the brand-new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Texas, everybody's favorite former president, George W. Bush, wants you to know he tried really, really hard. And he seems to be asking: Would you, average American, have done any better?

The Immediate and Unmitigated Flow of Journalism

Lisa Chau | Posted 06.24.2013 | Media
Lisa Chau

In a crisis, how do we keep individuals from publicly sharing sensitive information which can endanger lives within minutes? Verification of facts is of utmost importance, but is it immediately possible given the scope and instantaneous nature of the internet?

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

WTC Site in Flood Zone

Toni Haber | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York
Toni Haber

How has the new flood zone map affected your building and insurance rates? Is your building getting a face-lift?

PHOTOS: 20th Anniversary Of WTC Bombing

Posted 02.27.2013 | New York

The World Trade Center bombing in 1993 was 20 years ago this Tuesday. The attack, on February 26, 1993, killed six people in New York City and injure...

Memories Of The '93 World Trade Center Bombing: 'Thank God The Elevator Never Arrived'

Buck Wolf | Posted 04.27.2013 | Crime
Buck Wolf

"We heard the boom down the street. Still, nobody cared. To live in New York City is to accept the occasional boom. At that moment, nobody had any idea that a terrorist with a truck bomb had blown a crater under the WTC that was the size of the Meadowlands Arena -- or that six people were dead."

WTC Workers Busted For Selling Pot

| Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer FINANCIAL DISTRICT — They were helping to build the city's highest building — while also helping f...

World Trade Center Bomber Sues Over Solitary Conditions

Posted 02.18.2013 | Crime

First, Ramzi Yousef declared war on the United States government, vowing to wage jihad with bombs. Now, the convicted ringleader of the 1993 attack on...

Building Babel: An Interview With Documentary Filmmaker David Osit

Court Stroud | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York
Court Stroud

Interfaith spiritual community Sanctuary NYC will screen Building Babel, which follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, the developer behind New York's Park51, sometimes referred to by opponents as the "Ground Zero Mosque."

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

PHOTOS: Raise High The One WTC Spire

Posted 12.12.2012 | New York

Workers lifted the first section of the 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center Wednesday morning. When completed, the spire will bring On...

Movie Review: Red Dawn

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The new Red Dawn isn't that much better than the original and doesn't make much more sense. About the only thing it doesn't do is make the imposing of Sharia law part of its package of horrors.

Recovery in America

Seth Engel | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Seth Engel

The entire world holds its breath to see which leader the American community chooses, as the world's economic future rests firmly on US shoulders. Let's just hope it won't take another catastrophe for us to recognize the one that we want.

PHOTOS: 'Horse Soldier' Statue Near WTC Honors Afghanistan Troops

Posted 10.22.2012 | New York

A sculpture depicting a US soldier riding horseback during the invasion of Afghanistan was unveiled near its new home on Friday near One World Trade C...

On the Trivialization of Wall Street

Robert Teitelman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

What's Halloween City but a further stage of the commercialism that the House of Morgan once shaped and channeled, if attempted to keep its white-gloved distance from?

Michael McAuliff

Congress Raids 9/11 Funds For Deficit | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers vowed to "never forget" 9/11 again last week, but it appears many already had -- in the budget sequester legislation Congress ...

Time to Renew September 11th Patriotism

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Steven Kurlander

We may be safer from external threats, but there's a dangerous internal weakness fostered by a lack of nationalism 11 years later that threatens our future more than Islamic fundamentalists in Asia and Africa.

Some Memories Will Never Fade Away

Lance Simmens | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Lance Simmens

11 years ago yesterday I was awakened by incessant sirens piercing the New York City morning. Even for New York the sounds seemed oddly out of place ...