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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...

WTC Arts Center Gets $1 Million

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 04.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A performing arts center planned for the World Trade Center site got a financial boost Thursday that improves the chances of the lang...

Building Babel: An Interview With Documentary Filmmaker David Osit

Court Stroud | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York
Court Stroud

Interfaith spiritual community Sanctuary NYC will screen Building Babel, which follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, the developer behind New York's Park51, sometimes referred to by opponents as the "Ground Zero Mosque."

PHOTOS: WTC Graffiti Shows Hope, Defiance

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscrape...

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

PHOTOS: Raise High The One WTC Spire

Posted 12.12.2012 | New York

Workers lifted the first section of the 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center Wednesday morning. When completed, the spire will bring On...

Movie Review: Red Dawn

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The new Red Dawn isn't that much better than the original and doesn't make much more sense. About the only thing it doesn't do is make the imposing of Sharia law part of its package of horrors.

9/11 Memorial Reopens

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The 9/11 memorial reopened to the public Tuesday a week after Superstorm Sandy flooded the World Trade Center site as it roared into ...

Recovery in America

Seth Engel | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Seth Engel

The entire world holds its breath to see which leader the American community chooses, as the world's economic future rests firmly on US shoulders. Let's just hope it won't take another catastrophe for us to recognize the one that we want.

PHOTOS: 'Horse Soldier' Statue Near WTC Honors Afghanistan Troops

Posted 10.22.2012 | New York

A sculpture depicting a US soldier riding horseback during the invasion of Afghanistan was unveiled near its new home on Friday near One World Trade C...

On the Trivialization of Wall Street

Robert Teitelman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

What's Halloween City but a further stage of the commercialism that the House of Morgan once shaped and channeled, if attempted to keep its white-gloved distance from?