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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 ...

Thwarted Plane Bombing Shows Continuing Threat and Diversity of Jihadist Radicalism

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

A worldwide struggle by a transnational movement aided by the Internet and social media enables would-be "lone" fanatics anywhere to market themselves to terror groups as recruits.

Flickr, YouTube Feature World Trade Center Rebuilding

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New pictures and video showing the rebuilding at the World Trade Center site are now on two social networking sites. The Port Author...

Paterson: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed shouldn't be tried on NY soil, near ground zero

nydailynews.com | By Oren Yaniv | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson on Monday joined the chorus of critics questioning the government's plan to try Kalid Shaikh Mohammed and four other accused 9/11 terror...

A Look At The 10 Gitmo Detainees Headed To US

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Ten high-profile Guantanamo Bay detainees are being transferred to face justice in the United States. The five detainees heading t...

USS New York, Built With WTC Steel, Arrives In Namesake City

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, arrived in its namesake city Monday with a 21-gun salute near...

Goodbye, Giuliani

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Rudy Giuliani is out. Out of the Senate race, and for all practical purposes out of politics. He has been with us for more than a quarter century. He had his moments. Too bad there weren't very many of them.

Michael Blake, Head Of 9/11 Trial Security, Promoted To Deputy Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The man in charge of the New York City Police Department's security planning for the upcoming trial of the Sept. 11 terror attack sus...

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...