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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...

One World Trade Center Reaches Halfway Mark

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Steel construction has reached the halfway point for 1 World Trade Center, the building also known as the Freedom Tower. After years...

RESCUED ART: Sculpture Made From Recycled World Trade Center Steel

WNYC Culture | Janaya Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An arts organization in upstate New York, Saratoga Arts, has commissioned a sculpture using five huge mangled pieces of steel from the World Trade Cen...

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...