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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.

No 9/11 Talk Allowed At Bernie Kerik Trial

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The terror attack on the World Trade Center, which made New York City's police commissioner a national figure, cannot be br...

Report: Thousands Have Illnesses Related To 9/11 Attacks, More Untreated

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A city task force on medical problems linked to the collapse of the World Trade Center says tens of thousands of New Yorkers have sou...

Abdallah Higazy: FBI Pays Wrongly Detained 9/11 Egyptian Man $250,000

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The FBI paid $250,000 this week to an Egyptian man detained when a pilot's aviation radio was found after the Sept. 11 attacks in his...

Lingering Disgrace

Kelly Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kelly Caldwell

Everyone remembers the huge dust clouds. Almost immediately, people began streaming into the Disaster Assistance Center where I worked, asking for help with toxic-air related problems.

Commemorate 9/11 With A New Dollar Coin?

New York Times | Sewell Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Representative Jerrold L. Nadler, a Manhattan Democrat whose district includes ground zero, introduced a bill on Thursday that would require the Unite...

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The selfless spirit that helped mend a stricken nation eight years ago was renewed. Volunteers marked 9/11 Friday by tilling gardens,...

Sacred Memories: A 9/11 Ritual

Rabbi Irwin Kula | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Irwin Kula

So what message would I like to send out today 9/11? No words at all. Simply a chant of actual final cell phone conversations of people, who simply and heroically witnessed a yearning to love.

Turning Tragedy Into Compassionate Action

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

I can think of no greater tribute to the victims of September 11th than in the positive and inspirational actions that millions of Americans have taken on their behalf both today and year round.

As It Should Be: Moving On From 9/11

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

You can hold onto the past only for so long until looking backward becomes fear of moving forward. Sometimes a day should just be a day.

Is the Age of Terror Over?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Hart

By abandoning the "war on terrorism" paradigm, President Obama has helped us understand that acts of terrorism will continue in parts of the world, and that we must continue to make such acts as difficult as possible here in the United States.

September 8 and September 11: Joy, Pain, and Hope

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

I am an American, and I am a New Yorker. I grew up in Long Island, then the Bronx. I grew up with an iconic skyline shaped by the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings and the World Trade Center.