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Immigration and Dying 9/11 Ground Zero Workers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 07.15.2014 | 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 06.10.2014 | 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.

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.

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....

Lessons From 9/11: The Real Rules of Life

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

Ken has spent the past 2.5 years putting life lessons into a new book: The Real Rules of Life: Balancing Life's Terms with Your Own. I caught up with him as he was preparing to reconnect with the families of 9/11 at next Tuesday's memorial ceremony at Ground Zero.

Politics Post-9/11: "The After Party" Exposes Civil Liberties Crisis on the Campaign Trail (WATCH)

SnagFilms | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
SnagFilms

Whether liberal or libertarian, ACLU or NRA, OWS or Tea Party, both ends of the political spectrum surprisingly agree on one thing: No one likes to be spied on.

9/11 Cancer Link Lacks Scientific Evidence, Experts Say

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and MICHAEL STOBBE | Posted 06.20.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Call it compassionate, even political. But ... scientific? Several experts say there's no hard evidence to support the federal government'...

Rising from Tragedy

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

1 World Trade Center rendering © SOM / dbox studio National Building Museum and Metropolis Magazine contributor Andrew Caruso takes you “ins...

US Wants 9/11 Health Program To Include 50 Cancers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — People who were stricken with cancer after being exposed to the toxic ash that exploded over Manhattan when the World Trade Center co...

9/11 Families Upset Over Ground Zero Museum Delays

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — They were promised a place to mourn their loved ones, display their photographs and educate their children and the children of strang...

9/11 Cleanup Anniversary Event To Honor Responders

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Rescue and recovery workers who helped in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are planning to gather at the 9/11 memorial this...