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Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

Schumer Urges Review Of World Trade Center Security

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal officials to review security at the World Trade Center site after authorities said a series o...

Police: CNN Producers Busted Trying To Sneak Into WTC

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Media

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - Two CNN journalists were arrested for trying to sneak past security at the World Trad...

Skydivers To Be Charged For Skydive From World Trade Center

DNAinfo | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

MANHATTAN — Four men who breached One World Trade Center security last year to parachute from the tower will be charged this week — in the wake of...

First Nighter: Bikeman, Thomas F. Flynn's Captivating 9/11 Memoir

David Finkle | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Because of the hell into which he was thrown with thousands, Flynn conjures moments reminiscent of Dante's Inferno. There are even echoes in his lines of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land. And what could be more understandable?

The Experience With A Psychic That Sent Shivers Down My Spine

Al DeLuise | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I love psychics -- but you knew that. I have been going to them for years. I don't live my life by what they tell me -- maybe I should -- but I really enjoy listening to what they have to say. I've been to quite a few over the years.

Manhattan Residents Sue Over 'Fortresslike' Security At World Trade Center

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers living around the rebuilt World Trade Center are fighting what they call the "fortresslike" security planned for their n...

Every Country Should Have a Newseum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "new" (to me) Newseum offers an amazing array of displays and information in its airy galleries packed with information on America's history, geography, politics, international relations, and media-related technological advances.

#NoDisrespectToNewYorkers... But You Can Do Better On Instagram

Courtney Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

All I'm asking, New Yorkers, is that you either honestly document the city, including the trash bags that get buried for months under the snow when the blizzard hits, or quit clogging up my feed with propaganda.

A Huge Brick-Wagging Contest: New York Says Suck It Chicago

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

You don't fuck with the One World Trade. Unless you want to get devastated. Completely destroyed. Decimated. Lit up. You can consider it, but if you really try to take it on, you will be crushed. I suggest, for your own safety, you just admire from afar.

Another Tower Opens At World Trade Center Site

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Another office tower has opened at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. A ribbon-cutting was held Wednesday for the 978-...

Committee To Decide Whether One WTC Really Is America's Tallest Building

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 11.12.2013 | New York

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — An expert committee of architects is set to announce whether New York's new World Trade Center tower or Chicago's Willis T...

Kevin Short

This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Architectural renderings allow us to peer into the future of our beloved city without a crystal ball. New York City has some big changes coming, and h...

NY Probing "World Trade Center' Naming Rights Sale

AP | DAVID PORTER and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to...

The Unthinkable, Part 1.

Marie Woolf | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Marie Woolf

How very strange. I sort of came to, wading out of a fugue, and realized: What am I doing? I was doing something, to the continuing coverage of the tragedy on the East Coast. I was creating order in... chaos.

These Interactive Photos Of Lower Manhattan Show Just How Far We've Come Since 9/11

The Huffington Post | Jake Bialer | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

The loss of the Twin Towers twelve years ago forever changed the appearance of lower Manhattan. Below, the collection of interactive before/after ...

LOOK: Artist Preserves Twin Towers Logos In Heartwarming Project

Posted 09.12.2013 | Arts

Ji Lee, a conceptual artist based in New York City, has devised a heartwarming memorial project dedicated to the slowly vanishing image of the Twin To...

I Have Never Heard of You

Edie Lutnick | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Edie Lutnick

Fred Gabler was 30 years old on September 11th, 2001. Freddie was a practical joker who loved getting a rise out of people. He loved watching sports, especially football. Freddie loved a lot of things, but nothing more than that he and his wife were expecting their first child.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Remembering 9/11

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Twelve years ago we were hurt, wounded, scared and maybe even downtrodden, but we were never defeated.

Back to Ground Zero; NYC 9/11-2006

Cody Lyon | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Cody Lyon

Seven years ago on September 11, a good friend and rode our bikes down from the West Village to the World Trade Center site, what was then called Ground Zero.

Here Because He Wasn't There: 12 Years After 9/11

Marci Rich | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty
Marci Rich

John was supposed to be on the 98th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001. And because of a fateful decision, he is here, with me, today.

12 Years Ago Today

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

They were everywhere, because the people were nowhere. The city, as any creature would, eventually healed. The pulse thrummed again. The streets rushed again. But the fluttering, The Missing, they stay with me.

Reflections on the Day the Earth Stood Still

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.11.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

The day started just like any other day, with concerns over my commute to work and traffic jams, what attire I should wear for the day's meetings, should I take my lunch to work or eat out?

A Dozen Years

Donna Marsh O'Connor | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Donna Marsh O'Connor

Today is a dozen years since I lost my baby girl as she ran from the falling towers of the then called World Trade Center. She, full of life and with the life of our future held within her womb, was crushed by the matter and the matters that fell. How many lost their lives because of that morning -- our military service people, our first responders, soldiers and innocent civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq? For what? What has been accomplished in the years since that have for a kinder globe for anyone? Know this: my baby girl mattered. She changed so many lives and she taught me that quantity, no matter how measured by any means, can never account for the slightest love. And mine for her right now is massive. Under any circumstances, we must not continue the wars began in her name and in the names of those countless and uncountable who surely left broken hearts and souls to mourn here on Earth.