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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.

9/11 Memorial Reopens

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The 9/11 memorial reopened to the public Tuesday a week after Superstorm Sandy flooded the World Trade Center site as it roared into ...

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?

9/11 Families Invited To Watch Hearings

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The families of people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks have been invited to military installations in four states to watch pretrial he...

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 ...

Stitched Into the Day: Remembering September 11, 2001

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

We remember how far we've come to have the ordinary join this date again. And we bear witness largely by living intentional lives, created anew from the rubble.

'TOON: Remembering Sept. 11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

There's no way around it. Every year, as summer winds down and fall starts making itself known, we all feel it in the air, we all see it in our mind's...

Christopher Mathias

Uncertain Future For Sphere, A Symbol Of Resilience On 9/11 | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

After the 9/11 attacks, Fritz Koenig's "Sphere for Plaza Fountain" became one of the city's most significant memorials to the nearly 3,000 people who ...

September 11 and the Triumph of Hope

Karen Dukess | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

Eleven years ago this morning, my husband overslept and missed a train that would have gotten him into the city in time to attend a conference in the Marriott beneath the World Trade Center. Unpredictably, and for so many people with unfathomable cruelty, the minutes made a difference.

A New York Mom's 9/11 Lessons for Her Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Everyone in my childbirth preparation class had a 9/11 story. My pregnancy was in the shadow of that "recovery."

7 Stories Of Miraculous Escape From 9-11 Survivors

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News

The words 9/11 and Good News don't really go together. But as the country commemorates the eleventh anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks,...

20 Artworks Inspired By 9/11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

Since the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, artists from the United States and abroad have attempted to capture the variety of responses they hav...

WATCH: 9/11 Anniversary In New York

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARR | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — There were still the tearful messages to loved ones, clutches of photos and flowers, and moments of silence. But 11 years after Sept....

That Other Day

Bob Brody | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Bob Brody

It's a perfect day, the sort of day that makes you believe with all your heart that nothing bad could ever happen to any of us, that nothing could ever go wrong, least of all here. Later will be different. Later everything will change.

Remembering 9/11

Tom Falco | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Tom Falco


The Global Search for Education: We Will Remember

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

We will remember the 2,977 people from more than 90 nations who were killed as a result of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More than 400 of them were people who responded first to the attacks.

The National 9/11 Museum: A Generation Needs It Now

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum deserves to be back on track with a firm opening date. It's importance overshadows a petty political squabble, and standing in its way puts the Nation's needs behind political objectives.

11 Years Later, The World Trade Center Has Come A Long Way

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the new multibillion-dollar World Trade Center once again dominates th...

Health Problems, Funding Fights Cloud 9/11 Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

* Politicians excluded from speaking at anniversary * At least 1,000 emergency workers have died from respiratory ailments ...