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LOOK: New Photos From WTC Construction

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

Celebrating both the construction of One World Trade Center's 100th floor and the arrival of beautiful spring weather, the Port Authority's official W...

PHOTOS: One World Trade Center Reaches 100 Floors

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 06.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The new World Trade Center has reached a milestone: The skyscraper being built to replace the terror-wrecked twin towers is now 100 s...

'Man On Wire' To Perform Grand Central Stunt?

Posted 04.02.2012 | New York

Famous French aerialist Philippe Petit could reprise a Grand Central Station stunt in honor of the landmark's centennial celebration next February. ...

Tourist Who Brought Gun To World Trade Center Gets No Jail Time

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Tennessee woman arrested for bringing her gun along on a visit to New York City has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge. Meredith Gr...

WATCH: 1 WTC Will Soon Surpass Empire State

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

The most expensive building in the world will soon be taller than the Empire State Building. The New York Daily News recently got an exclusive look at...

Community Complains About WTC Site Security Plan

AP | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- An extensive police plan to safeguard the rebuilt World Trade Center site against vehicle-borne bombs with new checkpoints and barriers co...

WTC Accident Sparks Move For Lighter Cranes Throughout City

| Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro LOWER MANHATTAN — The city is ordering contractors to lighten the weight carried by cranes across the five boroughs in the wake...

Steel Beams Crash 40 Stories At WTC Construction Site

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

Steel beams crashed 40 stories at the construction site of the World Trade Center Thursday morning, crushing a flatbed truck and injuring one man. ...

World Trade Center Costs Soaring Out Of Control, Auditors Say

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 02.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The agency that is building the new World Trade Center is "dysfunctional" and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion projec...

City Won't Aid A Shrunken 3 WTC

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 01.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- An 80-story skyscraper under construction at ground zero will have to stop at seven stories unless the developer can line up more tenants,...

PHOTOS: A Visit To New York's 9/11 Memorial

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.08.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Now, a decade along, downtown New York City has not only recovered, it's been reborn. With a nod to the past and an eye toward the future, the World Trade Center site lives once more.

Michael Bloomberg Says Work On Planned 9/11 Museum Has Stalled

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

1 Million People Have Visited The 9/11 Memorial

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Officials at the Sept. 11 Memorial in New York City say they plan to announce Thursday that the site has had 1 million visitors since...

2 Men Charged In WTC Fraud

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two trucking company owners have been charged in New York with a fraud involving the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. Federa...

Movie review: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I keep want to referring to Stephen Daldry's film of Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as, instead, ..& Incredibly Cute. That...

LOOK: Amazing New Photos From 1 World Trade Center

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

Last week, downtown New Yorkers were abuzz, snapping away, as the new World Trade Center glowed in decorative holiday lights that illuminated like a "...

South Korean Developers May Change 'Twin Towers' Building Design

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

South Korean developers may be backing down from plans to erect two luxury apartment buildings that some say resemble the World Trade Center buildings...

Judge Says Islamic Center Park51 Cannot Be Evicted, But Must Pay Back Rent

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

A Manhattan Judge has blocked Con Edison from evicting Park51, the proposed Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan. The center however will need to pay hun...

A Readers Revolution: Engaged

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.11.2012 | Books
Steve Rosenbaum

I've known a lot of writers in my life. They tend to have strong feelings about the subjects they choose to write about, and once their book is published they're even up for a good debate.

Torch Cam Gives Masses New View of Lady Liberty

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Give me your tired, your poor – your Internet-connected masses yearning to see. Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for he...

Al Qaeda Owes $9.3 Billion For 9/11 Damage, Judge Recommends

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A magistrate judge in New York has recommended al-Qaida be assessed $9.3 billion for the damage done to properties and businesses in the S...

WATCH: Awesome New York Time-Lapse Video

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

Videographer Will Boisture pays tribute to New York City, his home of seven years, with a beautiful time-lapse video that took two and a half years to...

SLIDESHOW: Heroic Pups Earn Awards At 'Top Dog' Ceremony

Danielle Cadet | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

The American Humane Association held its annual Hero Dog Awards on Saturday in Beverly Hills to honor canine's finest. The awards, sponsored by Cesar ...

George W. Bush Presidential Center Will Be 'A Place Of Action'

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — Former President George W. Bush said Monday that his presidential center will be a venue for learning and action, and that it already e...