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Ground Zero

Daniel Liebeskind: The Ground Zero Master Plan

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.04.2014 | New York
Louisiana Channel

When New York was attacked on 9/11, world famous architect Daniel Libeskind was in Berlin for the opening of his Jewish Museum. At once he said: I am leaving for New York.

Ground Zero Greek Orthodox Church Begins Rebuilding, 13 Years After 9/11 Attack

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 10.26.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Leaders of a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center broke ground on a new St. Nicho...

The Us and Them and the Days of Awe

Chef Rossi | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Chef Rossi

What this time signified to me, more than anything, was the separation of the young and carefree from the old and sad. We were the "us," chasing each other through the poorly tended grass, laughing.

Deported to Death

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.26.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Even as the border children slow and their cases surge in states like Texas and New York, advocates point out what they said would obviously happen: we sent at least some of those children to their deaths after deporting them back to warzone-like conditions.

The Right Way to Tour NYC's 9/11 Memorial

Ethan Gelber | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Ethan Gelber

Isn't what matters most that we all remember? That we remember not just the drama and the tallies of lives lost, but the individual moments and people. And the efforts by those who love them to create lasting temples to their memory.

My September 11 Story

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 11.10.2014 | New York
Daniel P. Malito

We collectively share what happened 13 years ago, the events that changed our world forever, but each of us also owns a personal narrative from that fateful morning. Where I live, in the suburbs of New York City, we were especially hard hit.

Undocumented 9/11 Workers: Still Neglected, Still Dying

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Ryan Campbell

Talking with the survivors, they all say the same thing: some of us have already died from the work we did at Ground Zero, and all of us are sick.

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.

Ground Zero Cross Will Stay At 9/11 Memorial Museum

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) A cross-shaped beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain on display in the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at G...

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.

Forgetting the 9/11 Victims

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

Now that the museum's opening is over, and the public has been given its space for remembering, it is time for the museum's administrators to return to the private suffering of the victims' families. It is not too late to give the 9/11 families the rights they deserve.

A New 9/11 Gift Shop

Jess Coleman | Posted 07.23.2014 | New York
Jess Coleman

From the beginning, the Memorial felt far more like a mass-scale production than it did a true effort to commemorate 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...

The 9/11 Museum Dedication -- A Profile of Two Unsung Heroes of 9/11

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

This week, President Obama spoke at the dedication of the 911 Museum, which opens to the public on May 21, 2014. What you won't see or hear about at the museum are the stories of Stu and George -- two heroes who saved as many lives as were lost on 9.11.01.

Obama Remembers Victims, Heroes At National 9/11 Memorial Museum

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the ...

Documentary Chronicling The Rebuilding Of Ground Zero Hits Netflix

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

There are some pretty incredible documentaries on Netflix these days, and now you can add "16 Acres" to that list. Chronicling one of the "most archit...

The Only 3 Things Atlanta Mayor and Georgia Gov. Should Have Said, And 5 Things They Should Have Done

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

Everything that the nearly 6 million Atlantans experienced this week was both predictable and avoidable. That is what makes the C.Y.A., excuse-filled press conferences by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal both infuriating and insulting.

Reflecting on George Harrison's Death: A Visit to Ground Zero During Thanksgiving 2001

Elan Barnehama | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York
Elan Barnehama

Since September 11, I have often turned to music to remind me of what is important. I am inspired by new bands that do their part to promote community and compassion over consumption.

LISTEN: In NYC Politics, Muslims Say It's Finally Their Moment

WNYC | Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

After spending years in the political wilderness, being cast as outsiders -- even un-American -- Muslim New Yorkers are in an unfamiliar position: the...

Back to Ground Zero; NYC 9/11-2006

Cody Lyon | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Cody Lyon

Seven years ago on September 11, a good friend and rode our bikes down from the West Village to the World Trade Center site, what was then called Ground Zero.

9/11: The Alphabet of the Dead - Reading of the Names

Mary Crescenzo | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Mary Crescenzo

he names become a poem, the names become prayer. And what have we learned from this beyond that men can weep out loud in public and embrace each other in grief and that race means nothing?

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?

Watching Anime, Thinking of the Tsunami That Devastated Japan

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.06.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

In Japan's most popular cultural genres known as manga (comic books) and anime (animation films and series), there's a recurrent theme in which the co...

Bravery Beyond Words

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 02.16.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Like educators around the country, I feel that Sandy Hook Elementary is my school and its children are my children. In our calls for action, we must take care of our souls and remember that while they may not solve, words can be a balm during hard times.