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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. (...

Just a Few Blocks Away...

Gerald Shargel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gerald Shargel

Even Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a self-described "jackal," will be presumed innocent. But with all the constitutional embroidery, will Mohammed receive a fair trial in Manhattan?

USS New York Commissioning To Include Hillary Clinton

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A White House official says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will represent the administration at Saturday's commissioning...

USS New York Registered At Tiffany's

nytimes.com | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The tasteful Tiffany gift registry politely requests an opulent sterling silver Chippendale tray (listed for $2,868.75) and a delicate Queen Anne tea ...

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...