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Big News For One World Trade Center

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government has agreed to lease six floors of 1 World Trade Center, which ensures that at least half the tower will have paying te...

Public Face Of 'Ground Zero Mosque' Says Life Was Threatened

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) – One of the leaders of the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center says someone threatened to kill hi...

Freedom Isn't Free

Richard Trumka | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Let's call this right-wing "freedom" catch phrase what it really is: a grossly political strategy to dupe the public, which holds the word "freedom" as something sacred.

Four World Trade Center To Be Completed

Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

The final steel beam will be placed atop 4 World Trade Center Monday (weather and lightning-permitting), making it the second of the site's buildings ...

POLL: What Do You Call This Tower?

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — When President Barack Obama came to New York City this week, his first stop was at that tall building under construction at the corne...

US Wants 9/11 Health Program To Include 50 Cancers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — People who were stricken with cancer after being exposed to the toxic ash that exploded over Manhattan when the World Trade Center co...

Obama To Visit 1 WTC For Flag Day

Posted 06.01.2012 | New York

President Obama has announced plans to visit construction at One World Trade Center on June 14th for Flag Day. In April, One World Trade Center sur...

WTC Sphere That Survived 9/11 To Get New Home

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A spherical sculpture that endured the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center is close to getting a temporary new home that will keep ...

A Building

Tom Butta | Posted 07.09.2012 | New York
Tom Butta

You have a choice. Remain as you are. And stay how you've been. Or courageously commit to aggressively building a bigger, better and bolder future for yourself and your organization.

Everyone Loses In a 9/11 Show Trial

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

When even the former chief prosecutor opposes a trial in the military commissions he headed, there's something seriously wrong. Since their creation...

One World Trade Center Becomes NYC's Tallest Skyscraper

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of N...

With An Asterisk, WTC Will Be Tallest Building In US

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 06.29.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, can now claim the ti...

WATCH: 1 WTC Construction From Early Days To Now

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

As 1 World Trade Center inches closer to replacing the Empire State as the tallest building in New York, a newly released time-lapse video documents t...

LOOK: 1 WTC To Surpass Empire State As Tallest Building In NYC Very Soon

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, could surpass the Empire State Building a...

LOOK: What Do You Think About WTC's New Logo?

Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

With just a few short weeks to go till One World Trade Center reaches 100 floors, the building debuted a new logo on Wednesday. Capital New York r...

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,...