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A 9/11 Reality Check

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

What if eight years ago the World Trade Center had been leveled by a small nuclear bomb that took out most of lower Manhattan as well? How many millio...

Government by Lynch Mob -- Obama Should Ignore Critics and Just Lead

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

On issue after issue, Obama is acting like he is soon to run for re-election, instead of being a president with a massive mandate still only months into his administration.

World Trade Center Death Toll Keeps Growing

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 800 World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers have died since 9/11 -- and cancer has killed at least 270 of those heroes, new data show...

DDB Brasil Commercial Shows Planes Crashing Into World Trade Center, New York (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Tuesday, a tasteless ad that depicted September 11th happening with hundreds of planes instead of two found its way on to the Internet. The ad was...

The Dick Cheney Interview We'd Love to See

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Ostroy

For his Chris Wallace interview, Cheney looks frustrated, irritated and impatient, yet still possesses the aura of the uber-confident terror-fighting SuperHero so few people truly understand and appreciate..

Jay-Z To Hold 9/11 Charity Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A benefit concert that rapper Jay-Z is planning for Sept. 11 is a step in the direction that his career – and life – is h...

World Trade Center Steel Beam Returns To Ground Zero

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It became a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. Now a massive steel column has been returned to ground zero as...

World Trade Center Owners Stop Paying $300,000-A-Day Penalties (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (AP) -- The owners of ground zero say they've stopped paying $300,000-a-day penalties to the developer at the World Trade Center site after m...

World Trade Center Construction Mural Contest Seeking Designs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Artists looking for somewhere to display their work now have a chance to be seen at one of the city's most high-profile places &ndash...

Largest Column Installed Yet At World Trade Center Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Workers at One World Trade Center have set a 70-ton piece of steel into place, making it the largest column installed yet at the tragic construction s...

Paterson: We Don't Need Silverstein To Build At WTC

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Gov. David Paterson gave World Trade Center site developer Larry Silverstein an ultimatum Monday in prolonged talks over his...

My Digital Birthday

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Rosenbaum

A digital birthday is an excuse to reach out to your community of friends on various forms of social media, and use the moment to focus your social network on the causes that matter to you.

World Trade Center Developer Threatens Arbitration

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The private developer of the World Trade Center site threatened Monday to go to an arbitrator unless he and the site's owner quickly ...

Immigration Detainee's Death Causes Controversy

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the 43-year-old man died in a New Jersey immigration jail in 2005, the very fact seemed to fall into a black hole. Although a fellow inmate scraw...

Supreme Court Will Not Hear 9/11 Victims Claims Vs. Saudi Arabia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has refused to allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to pursue lawsuits against Saudi Arabia and four of its prin...

The Definition of National Embarrassment

Sheldon Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sheldon Silver

As a native of Lower Manhattan and as the assemblyman who represents the district within which Ground Zero is located, the failure of the rebuilding effort is as appalling as it is intensely personal.

NYC Odd Couple, Bloomberg And Silver Pressure Port Authority on Trade Center Towers

nytimes.com | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Although the negotiations over the World Trade Center site have gone nowhere, the deadlock has produced something of note: a startling alliance betwee...

Ground Zero Construction Talks Deadlocked

New York Times | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the developer Larry Silverstein remain deadlocked over construction of two giant office towers at gr...

Not in My Backyard: Fear of the Guantánamo Legion of Doom

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yup, that's right, the self-same prison system that has held Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Son of Sam is apparently no match for a bunch of unarmed, sensory-deprived foreigners.

A Suggestion for Obama: RE: Jets Flying Past NYC Buildings

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jacob Dickerman

Okay, Barack. That wasn't you. Okay. I'll accept that, because I like you. I'll go along with this not being on your head thing. But here's a little thought you might want to pass along to your staff.

Wall Street Lawyer on "The Positive Presumption"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Meet Eugene Lee, a mid-level associate at a Top 40 law firm on Wall Street who succeeds in business by being real, honest, and kind. Good news.

Torture is Treason

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lara M. Gardner

Whether the tortured committed the crime or not becomes secondary to the sympathy felt for the torture victim.

What Both Parties Can Learn from New York

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If the Republicans were willing and able to nominate Bloomberg-type candidates in other parts of the country, the Democratic moment may dissipate pretty quickly.

You're Fired! So Where Are the Jobs Now?

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sherman Yellen

What we now see is the firing of people who have all the requisite skills - the very best and the brightest who can add the most to our economy are being given the pink slips.

Construction Of 2 World Trade Center Towers May Be Delayed For Years

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Construction of several ground zero office towers could be put off for decades because of the failing real estate market, the site's ...