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A Pocketful Of Terror: Deciphering Toxic Dust From 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

This post was originally published on September 11, 2011. WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, just before I went on vacation with my family, I went to ...

20 Artworks Inspired By The Tragic Events of 9/11

Posted 09.11.2013 | Arts

Since the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, artists from the United States and abroad have attempted to capture the variety of responses they hav...

Building the 9/11 Memorial Museum: Reflections as Opening Day Approaches

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

On the TED stage I asked the question: "Where were you on 9/11?" Soon, we'll all have a place to answer that question.

How Americans Are Commemorating 9/11 This Year

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with solemn cer...

Rights To Iconic Name Sold For Just $10

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. -- The public agency that owned the World Trade Center sold its naming rights to a nonprofit more than two decades ago for $10 and...

Özge Dogan's Documentary, The Sacred, Reveals Sense of Loss in New York's "Little Syria"

Todd Fine | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.

PHOTOS: WTC Transportation Hub Takes Shape

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of workers are busy around the clock building the nearly $4 billion World Trade Center transportation hub, its white steel w...

Honoring David McCourt, a Hero of 9/11

Craig Considine | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Craig Considine

McCourt's story of immeasurable grief and the ability to overcome hatred makes him another hero of the 9/11 tragedy. He recently passed away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. His example is one which should not be forgotten.

Three WTC May Finally Soar

| Posted 09.08.2013 | New York

By Irene Plagianos FINANCIAL DISTRICT -- After years of delays, 3 World Trade is finally getting off the ground. Media company GroupM has signed on...

Amazing Lightning Photo From Sunday's Storm

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York

The thunderstorm that ripped through New York City on Sunday night provided some much-needed relief from a weekend of sweltering temperatures. And as ...

WATCH: Amazing Video From Top Of One WTC

Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Afraid of heights? Maybe then don't watch this nine minutes of footage from a camera Port Authority attached to the One World Trade Center spire. ...

PHOTOS: Now The Tallest Structure In The Western Hemisphere

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and TED SHAFFREY | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The World Trade Center's rebirth has long revolved around creating a centerpiece of unsparing symbolism: a skyscraper 1,776 feet tall...

One WTC Spire's Final Sections Lifted To The Top

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Adorned with an American flag that flapped in the breeze, the last pieces of a silver spire were hoisted to the top of the World Trade Cen...

WATCH: One WTC Will Soon Reach Major Milestone

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 06.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, th...

Would You Have Done Any Better?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

At the brand-new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Texas, everybody's favorite former president, George W. Bush, wants you to know he tried really, really hard. And he seems to be asking: Would you, average American, have done any better?

The Immediate and Unmitigated Flow of Journalism

Lisa Chau | Posted 06.24.2013 | Media
Lisa Chau

In a crisis, how do we keep individuals from publicly sharing sensitive information which can endanger lives within minutes? Verification of facts is of utmost importance, but is it immediately possible given the scope and instantaneous nature of the internet?

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

Possible Human Remains Recovered From WTC Debris

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Jim Riches pulled his firefighter son's mangled body out of the rubble at the World Trade Center, but the phone calls still filtered in ye...

PHOTOS: The Stunning Views Atop One World Trade Center

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Visitors to the observation deck at One World Trade Center will learn about the building's history while they're waiting in line downstair...

WTC Site in Flood Zone

Toni Haber | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York
Toni Haber

How has the new flood zone map affected your building and insurance rates? Is your building getting a face-lift?

PHOTOS: 20th Anniversary Of WTC Bombing

Posted 02.27.2013 | New York

The World Trade Center bombing in 1993 was 20 years ago this Tuesday. The attack, on February 26, 1993, killed six people in New York City and injure...

Memories Of The '93 World Trade Center Bombing: 'Thank God The Elevator Never Arrived'

Buck Wolf | Posted 04.27.2013 | Crime
Buck Wolf

"We heard the boom down the street. Still, nobody cared. To live in New York City is to accept the occasional boom. At that moment, nobody had any idea that a terrorist with a truck bomb had blown a crater under the WTC that was the size of the Meadowlands Arena -- or that six people were dead."

'93 Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 02.24.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK -- It had to be an accident. Though hard to imagine now, that was the prevailing theory moments after an explosion rocked the World Trade Ce...

WTC Workers Busted For Selling Pot

| Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer FINANCIAL DISTRICT — They were helping to build the city's highest building — while also helping f...

World Trade Center Bomber Sues Over Solitary Conditions

Posted 02.18.2013 | Crime

First, Ramzi Yousef declared war on the United States government, vowing to wage jihad with bombs. Now, the convicted ringleader of the 1993 attack on...