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Connecting The Dots: How Osama's Death Has Hijacked New York's Grief

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

To anyone who has bought into all of these symbols, I have one thing to say. If you want to honor the 9/11 tragedy, forget about symbols and remember real human beings. More death and killing won't help.

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Obama's Upcoming Visit To Ground Zero

Huff TV | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Wednesday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss President Obama's upcoming visit to G...

U.S. Officials: Navy SEALs Feared Bin Laden Was Reaching For Weapon

AP | By KIMBERLY DOZIER and ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama ordered grisly photographs of Osama bin Laden in death sealed from public view on Wednesday, declaring, "We don't...

Obama at Ground Zero: Emotion, Memories (And Some Embarrassment for New York)

Dan Collins | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Nearly ten years after terrorists smashed planes into Lower Manhattan, the most optimistic thing you can say about the rebuilding of the World Trade Center is that it's a work in progress.

The Death of Bin Laden a Definite Game Changer Maybe

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

These events could be a game changer, not just for Obama's presidency but for U.S. foreign policy as well, or they could become another excuse to keep doing the same thing.

Elise Foley

Boehner Still Undecided On 9/11 Visit

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is still weighing whether to send a Congressional delegation to the Sept. 11 anniversary ceremonies ...

Live From Ground Zero

Janine Balekdjian | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York
Janine Balekdjian

Last night, the students on campus experienced a euphoria we had never known before. We came of age in the era of terrorism, with attacks and fear dominating the headlines for our entire politically-conscious lives.

On Cheering Death

Adam Chandler | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York
Adam Chandler

Beneath it all, a lot of us had capitulated or simply become too anxious about what baggage had accumulated on the road to a compound in Abbottabad. Until tonight.

Saki Knafo

Americans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death: In Towns And Cities Across The United States, A Range Of Emotions

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. Rosemary Cain awoke late Sunday to a phone call. “Osama ...

Jordan Zakarin

New Yorkers Flood Ground Zero With Emotion Following Bin Laden Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 07.01.2011 | New York

A sudden outpouring of New Yorkers made their way from around the city late Sunday night, celebrating jubilantly after President Obama announced that ...

Ground Zero Cross Headed Back To WTC Site

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Mark Di Ionno Religion News Service NEW YORK -- The Cross at Ground Zero was one of thousands of I-beams used to construct the iron skeletons o...

Unsealed Indictment Against KSM Reveals Details About 9/11 Attacks

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The details of the criminal charges against the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four other defendants became moot fo...

9/11 Kin Decry Plans To House Remains At Museum

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Some relatives of victims who died a decade ago at the World Trade Center decried a plan Sunday to place more than 9,000 unidentified piec...

Population Near Ground Zero Has Doubled Since 2000

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- After the Sept. 11 attacks, there were grim questions about the future of the shaken, dust-covered neighborhoods around the World Trade Ce...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Rendering Of New WTC Tower

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The highly-anticipated One World Trade Center building at ground zero, formerly dubbed The Freedom Tower, reached its halfway point at 52 stories a f...

A New Manhattan Skyline

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The noise at ground zero is a steady roar. Engines hum. Cement mixers churn. Air horns blast. Cranes, including one that looks like a...

Astoria Characters: The Steady Shoe-Shine Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Shoe Repair & Shine." That's what the sign says in big, snow-white letters. But it's probably been there since Kennedy was president; no doubt the owner never bothered to update it.

Plans For 'Windows On The World' Eatery In New WTC Scrapped

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Plans have been scrapped for a restaurant with panoramic views of New York City atop a skyscraper going up at ground zero. The Port ...

WATCH: New Footage Of 9/11 From NYPD Helicopter

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Newly released footage of the World Trade Center attacks shows an NYPD helicopter's perspective of that fated day. The National Institute of Stan...

Who Will Fill 1 WTC?

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The quest for tenants to fill office space at the World Trade Center site's signature skyscraper has gone global – all the way ...

NYC Law Firm That Handled World Trade Center Case Eyes Natural Gas Drilling In Colorado

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Residents of Garfield County neighborhoods impacted by natural gas drilling have been approached by a New York City firm that last year landed a $712....

600 Police To Guard World Trade Center Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly says the area around the World Trade Center will eventually have 673 officers a...

World Trade Center Flag To Appear At Murdered 9-Year-Old's Funeral

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The largest flag recovered from Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center is on its way to Arizona to be displayed ...

Toxic Deutsche Bank Building Finally Coming Down

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The contaminated bank tower stood shrouded in black netting for years over ground zero, filled with toxic dust and the remains of 9/1...

The 9/11 Nihilism of GOP Senators

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Sometimes there are simply no words to describe the behavior of Mitch McConnell's band of merry misanthropes -- also known as much of the US Senate Re...