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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...

7 World Trade Center Is Now Fully Leased

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Developer Larry Silverstein (SIL'-vur-steen) says his 52-story skyscraper just north of the World Trade Center site is fully leased. ...

Was It Illegal For The Port Authority To Raise Bridge And Tunnel Tolls?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Cash tolls increased Sunday on bridges and tunnels owned by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Cash tolls on the Geor...

OOPS: Google's New Travel Feature Lists World Trade Center As Destination

Sydney Morning Herald | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

Google's new flight-search tool has hit turbulence on its first day with an embarrassing blooper that has New York's World Trade Centre listed in the ...

Ground Zero: A Ten Year Photographic Retrospective

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York
Derek Henry Flood

2011-09-13-dhfff.pngYear after year, I have returned to the site of the 9/11 attack to document the bouts of collective grief and fits of progress. This is my record of a decade of 9/11.

The Untold Story of Ground Zero Evacuations by Boat

Jessica DuLong | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York
Jessica DuLong

In the aftermath of an inconceivable assault, New York's ferryboat captains, tug crews, dinner-boat and sailing-yacht operators and other mariners stepped in, spontaneously, to provide invaluable, irreplaceable assistance.

How Obama Became the Curator of the Bush Legacy

Mike Davis | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Mike Davis

Obama has become the chief curator of the Bush legacy: a born-again convert to special ops, killer drones, immense intelligence budgets, Orwellian surveillance technology, secret jails, and the superhero cult of former general, now CIA Director David Petraeus.

In Remembrance of a Perfect Stranger

Anne Mai Bertelsen | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York
Anne Mai Bertelsen

We have been drenched with rain for days. But, ten years ago, in the midst of hurricane season, it was an extraordinarily clear and sunny day.

Name Of Man Killed In 9/11 Attacks Misspelled On WTC Memorial

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

By Associated Press NEW YORK -- The name of a man killed in the Sept. 11 attacks is misspelled on the memorial at the World Trade Center site. H...

Can 9/11 Prompt A More Peaceful World?

Eliot Daley | Posted 11.12.2011 | Religion
Eliot Daley

Being respectful of other opinions as we pursue our legitimate interests around the world today will increase the peacefulness of the human community our children inherit tomorrow.

9/11 Memorial Plaza In NYC To Open To Public

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Exactly 10 years ago, ground zero was a smoking, fire-spitting tomb, a ghastly pile of rubble and human remains. On Monday it was a p...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Sunday 9.11.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I was in a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and by the time the movie was over, the World Trade ...