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Didactic Cinema Transcends Art, Forms Socio-Historical Compass

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Cinema may be one of the few remaining art forms that still wields the power to deter the general apathy and ignorance plaguing technology torqued youth and deficit saddled public schools around the world.

Ground Zero Hotel Opens With Party

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - At rates from $199 a night, guests at the new World Center Hotel can get as close to the hive of activity that is ground...

Greensburg: An Eco 9/11

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Greensburg, with everything that once stood there now destroyed in the aftermath of the most violent twister ever, has transformed into a model town for everything eco, green and sustainable.

World Trade Center Towers: The Real Public Cost

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For more than a year, an exhaustive battle raged over the future of developer Larry Silverstein's towers at the World Trade Center, with the Port Auth...

NYC To Search For 9/11 Victims' Remains Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City officials are planning to search through material excavated from around the World Trade Center site for any remains of ...

Roy Sekoff On Ground Zero 'Mosque' Uproar: The Key to Pissing People Off: Location Location, Location (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Huff TV

Plans to build a "mini-mosque" and Islamic community center near the site of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks have been received with praise and ...

Ground Zero Mosque Overwhelmingly Approved By NYC Community Board: 'It's A Seed Of Peace' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After hours of contentious public comment, a New York City community board voted late Tuesday to support a plan to build a mosque and...

World Trade Center Agreement Between Larry Silverstein, Port Authority & Bloomberg

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The World Trade Center developer and government agencies that control the site have reached a tentative deal to resolve a 16-month st...

At Ground Zero Museum, Voices Of 9/11

nytimes.com | ANDY NEWMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ms. Defontes, who was working on the 89th floor of the north tower on Sept. 11, is one of nearly 400 survivors, victims' relatives, first responders, ...

Ground Zero Mosque Tripped Up By Landmark Status

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City officials say a plan to tear down a building and put up a mosque near the World Trade Center site will need the approva...

Michael Shannon Channels Kim Fowley in Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Los Angeles punk music scene is at the center of The Runaways, which opened in limited release on March 19 and goes wider in a couple of weeks.

World Trade Center Theft: Worker Accused Of Stealing From Visitor Center

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An assistant manager at the World Trade Center visitor center has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from it. The alleged ...

Disappointed, But Not Surprised: What One Downtowner Thinks About the Reaction to Cordoba House

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

As a community, we can not allow our well intentioned and peaceful Muslim neighbors to be equated with extremists.

A St Patrick's Day Message From Ireland: Thank You

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rory Fitzgerald

As a rule, Irishmen only cry at football games. But a walk around New York City can do strange things to a man.

World Trade Center Responder Settlement: Up To $657 Million Deal For Sick Ground Zero Workers

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

NEW YORK — In the years after the 9/11 terror attacks, 10,000 people who helped clear mountains of debris from Lower Manhattan filed lawsuits bl...

Workers Rally At Ground Zero To Pressure Progress On WTC

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of construction workers raised a rallying cry of "Build it now!" on Tuesday, gathering with elected officials at the World T...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...