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In Your Face, Chicago!

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Chicago may soon lose bragging rights as home to the tallest building U.S., making way for New York City to claim the prize. That distinction curre...

9/11 Heroes Deserve Better

Jerrold S. Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerrold S. Parker

The first responders never slowed their pace, never thought about themselves, and never showed any concern for their surroundings. Nine years later, we still haven't taken care of these heroes.

A Decade of Arnold Roth

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

In late 2001 we decided we needed a year-end issue.

OPERA: Story Of 9/11 Hero To Be Performed By San Francisco Opera

nytimes.com | DANIEL J. WAKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The San Francisco Opera on Tuesday disclosed details of a new opera by Christopher Theofanidis based on a book about Rick Rescorla, the head of securi...

Ex-Tourism Employee Jailed For Stealing From WTC Non-Profit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former World Trade Center visitor center worker has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting he stole about $12,000 fro...

New World Trade Center Towers 'Swiftly Reaching The Sky'

Esquire | Thomas P.M. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Given all the political noise, you might not realize that the towers of the new World Trade Center are swiftly reaching the sky -- rising by a floor a...

INSTALLATION: Jitish Kallat's Political, Religious Stance In Chicago

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

CHICAGO, IL.- This fall, acclaimed contemporary artist Jitish Kallat turns the landmark Art Institute Grand Staircase into a meditation on religious t...

A Parent's Guide to Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Prone as we are in LA to earthquakes, fires, floods, civil unrest and terrorism, there are many risks associated with life in the big city. Tunneling under a small portion of Beverly Hills is not one of them.

Charity Roundup: People Practice Random Acts Of Kindness Around The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When was the last time you practiced a random act of kindness? MSNBC reports that as Thanksgiving approaches, a few Americans are showing their gratit...

Mystery Giver Leaves $10,000 In WTC Donation Box

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK — An anonymous benefactor in New York City stuffed $10,000 in cash into a 9/11 donation box at the World Trade Center. Joe Daniels, pr...

The "Ground Zero Mosque" and the War on Terror

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

How many protestors have made the slightest effort to find out that Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind Park 51, was a first-responder on 9/11, running to the site so that he could pull victims from the rubble?

ARCHITECTURE: $100 Million Allocated For Frank Gehry Designed Ground Zero Arts Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

After substantial delays and doubts about the project's realization, plans to construct Frank Gehry's Performing Arts Center on the site of Ground Zer...

Poll: 60% Of New Yorkers Oppose Ground Zero Mosque, Half Think It Would Promote Tolerance

nydailynews.com | By Frank Lombardi, Edgar Sandoval and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A survey of New Yorkers shows six out of 10 oppose plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero. Results of the Siena Research Institute poll were rele...

The Mosque Next Door: What Americans Can Learn From Boston's Experience

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Phillip Martin

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center -the official name of the largest mosque and Muslim gathering place in New England--was twenty years in ...

Another September 11th Is Over and Done Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susanna Speier

Thanks to Facebook's "likes," Twitter's hashtags and, of course, the call from Mom, I was not alone on 9/11/10.

What Have We Learned Since 9/11? "It's the Process, Stupid!"

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

As we watch the quality of the civic conversation in America continue to deteriorate, the question of process seems to be even more important than it was three years ago.

Outsourced's Rizwan Manji Aspires to Be the Next Jack Tripper

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

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September 11th - New York's Past and Future

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

There will be more terrorist attacks on American soil in the future and some will succeed. This is the world that we live in. As for New York, buildings will built and knocked down, babies will be born and people will die and the New York will continue to thrive.

Burning

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

Today, everyone in New York City resonates to the beautiful sky that blesses us on this day marked by September 11. It is a beautiful day. It is mis...

How Dare You Use My Cousin's Murder on 9/11 to Justify Bigotry and Hatred

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Nine years ago my cousin was murdered when the airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center. It makes my blood boil when Fox News and right-wing politicians invoke the names of those who died on 9/11 for political gain.

A New York Teen Speaks Out, September 2001

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Whatever you think of the issues, would you consider someone un-American for speaking their mind? Or is it more un-American to deny people the right to speak their minds and worship their god?

September 11 Anniversary Stained By Politics And Prejudice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- Politics threatened to overshadow a day of mourning Saturday for nearly 3,000 Sept. 11 victims amid a polarizing national debate over...

9 Unforgettable Books About September 11

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

I think that no matter your literal or emotional distance from Ground Zero on September 11, 2001 there's at least one book on this list for you.

Love Is the Real Legacy of 9/11

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anne Dilenschneider

If you had one last thing to say, What would it be? One more way to stand before your liberty. Would it be, could it be, Would it be love? Would it b...

My Husband Didn't Stand for Hate

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Raina Wallens

Is an extremist "human rights" organization planning a rally on the anniversary of 9/11 really concerned with honoring the memory of my late husband, Blake, and thousands of others?