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World Center Hotel Wants To Attract Ground Zero Tourists

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Why Won't They Use the "M-Word" About Joe Stack?

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

To see Joe Stack as something more than a two-bit killer is the greatest case of adding insult to injury that I have ever seen.

Bloomberg Calls For Building At Ground Zero: Tells Port Authority To "Get Out Of The Way"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is frustrated over the slow pace of the rebuilding effort at the World Trade Center site, sayin...

Plaintiffs In 9/11 Health Trials Range From Bogus To Heartbreaking

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

NEW YORK — As the first cases in a massive battle over illnesses linked to 9/11 near trial, an Associated Press investigation has found that sev...

World Trade Center Health Trials: The Plaintiffs

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here is a look at the 30 plaintiffs being considered for the first trials among the thousands who claim work at ground zero made them sick. JOBS: 12 ...

The Big Apple's 9/11 Blues

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York City was going to be the place where the man accused of organizing the 9/11 attack met American justice. Now, that's all over. And so, perhaps, is Obama's plan to end the Bush-era assault on the Constitution.

Japan's PIKADON Project & Hiroshima Yes! Campaign in New York City

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Manhattan said "Yes!" to a non-nuclear world last week as famed Japanese artist Seitaro Kuroda (video) and the Hiroshima Yes! Campaign kicked off "The...

9/11 Trial: White House Orders Justice Department To Look For Other Places For 9/11 Trial

New York Daily News | By Kenneth R. Bazinet and Samuel Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

White House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be held in lower Manhattan, the ...

Rep. Peter King: Bill Will Ban 9/11 Trial From Civilian Courts, New York City

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Opposition to the government's plans to hold the Sept. 11 terrorist trial in New York City intensified Thursday, one day after Mayor ...

Dems, GOP Split On NY Terror Trials

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Bringing those accused in the Sept. 11 attacks to New York for trial would increase the security threat to the city and give radica...

Global Beat Fusion: Norah Jones and Goodness from Benin & Martinique

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

Two albums have recently exploded into my inbox that are strong contenders for the "Best of" list for '09. Ironically, they are "albums" made in the '60s-'70s in lands overseas and from other time zones than Brooklyn.

No Justice Can Come From Guantánamo Military Commissions

Talat Hamdani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Talat Hamdani

The military commissions, which will continue to be tainted by the dark legacy of Guantánamo, will always be doubted and cannot achieve the justice that 9/11 family members and all Americans deserve.

Never Give Up: How The Son Of A World Trade Center Hero Decided Nothing Would Keep Him Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Luke Mullins Special to the Huffington Post Introduction With as many as 1,700 students pursuing just 32 slots, the chances of winning a Rh...

Obama To Bring Troops Home!

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

Obama announced that he will deploy 30,000 additional US troops to Afghanistan, promising to bring them home just in time to vote in the next presidential election.

Subway Sandwich Shop Opening Atop World Trade Center Crane

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As the Freedom Tower makes its ascent into the city skyline, rising alongside it atop a crane will be a Subway sandwich shop that will turn out subs f...

Bloomberg's Office Admits Meeting With Imam Linked To 1993 WTC Bombing Was Mistake

nydailynews.com | By Celeste Katz and Adam Lisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mayor's office admits it goofed when it invited a Brooklyn imam linked to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing to City Hall for a Muslim community ...

Ground Zero's "Plan B" Needs $20 Million More

nydailynews.com | Douglas Feiden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Taxpayers will have to cough up another $20 million for Ground Zero because of the brutal battle raging between the Port Authority and developer Larry...

Twin Towers T-Shirt Furor: Shirt Referencing 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks Gets Dearborn Students In Trouble

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DEARBORN, Mich. — At least nine Detroit area high school juniors are in trouble for wearing sweat shirts bearing a design that evokes the terror...

Downtown Dispatch: Fear and Anxiety Grip Lower Manhattan as It Braces for the Terror Trials

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Julie Menin

Emotions bubbled to the surface in lower Manhattan this week. Neighborhood activists lambasted Eric Holder's decision to hold the KSM trial in the shadow of the World Trade Center site.

9/11 Defendants Will Plead Not Guilty,

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The five men facing trial in the Sept. 11 attacks will plead not guilty so that they can air their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy,...

Giuliani: Terror Trial Puts New Yorkers At 'Risk'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) -- The former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, says putting suspected Sept. 11 terrorists on trial in New York Cit...

Men Wrongly Detained After 9/11 Get $1.26M From Government

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Five immigrant men who were detained in roundups in New York and eventually deported following the Sept. 11 attacks have reached a $1...

USS New York: Warship Built With WTC Steel Is Headed To New York

AP | ALAN SAYRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AVONDALE, La. — A Navy assault ship built with tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center towers began its journey to New York on Tuesda...

New Ground Zero Subway Will Rise With Building

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fresh bread will soon be baking high above ground zero. The new World Trade Center got its first restaurant Wednesday – a sand...

9/11 Text Messages Released: Wikileaks Publishes Intercepted Government Pager Texts As They Were Sent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Government employees sent more than 500,000 text pager messages In the hours before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. At 3 a.m. (...