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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?

9/11 Families Invited To Watch Hearings

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The families of people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks have been invited to military installations in four states to watch pretrial he...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Raids 9/11 Funds For Deficit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers vowed to "never forget" 9/11 again last week, but it appears many already had -- in the budget sequester legislation Congress ...

Time to Renew September 11th Patriotism

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Steven Kurlander

We may be safer from external threats, but there's a dangerous internal weakness fostered by a lack of nationalism 11 years later that threatens our future more than Islamic fundamentalists in Asia and Africa.

Some Memories Will Never Fade Away

Lance Simmens | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Lance Simmens

11 years ago yesterday I was awakened by incessant sirens piercing the New York City morning. Even for New York the sounds seemed oddly out of place ...

Stitched Into the Day: Remembering September 11, 2001

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

We remember how far we've come to have the ordinary join this date again. And we bear witness largely by living intentional lives, created anew from the rubble.

'TOON: Remembering Sept. 11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

There's no way around it. Every year, as summer winds down and fall starts making itself known, we all feel it in the air, we all see it in our mind's...

Christopher Mathias

Uncertain Future For Sphere, A Symbol Of Resilience On 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

After the 9/11 attacks, Fritz Koenig's "Sphere for Plaza Fountain" became one of the city's most significant memorials to the nearly 3,000 people who ...

September 11 and the Triumph of Hope

Karen Dukess | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

Eleven years ago this morning, my husband overslept and missed a train that would have gotten him into the city in time to attend a conference in the Marriott beneath the World Trade Center. Unpredictably, and for so many people with unfathomable cruelty, the minutes made a difference.

A New York Mom's 9/11 Lessons for Her Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Everyone in my childbirth preparation class had a 9/11 story. My pregnancy was in the shadow of that "recovery."

7 Stories Of Miraculous Escape From 9-11 Survivors

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News

The words 9/11 and Good News don't really go together. But as the country commemorates the eleventh anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks,...