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WATCH Friday: Discovery Education Marks 9/11 With Spielberg Film, Panel Discussion

Posted 11.08.2011 | Education

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Discovery Education is hosting a panel discussion and screening of Discovery Channel's documentary series...

What Was It Like at Walt Disney World on 9/11

Jim Hill | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

In several of the books that have since been written about 9/11, it's noted that the Walt Disney Company quickly closed its stateside theme parks that day. Reportedly out of concern that the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts might also be on the terrorists' target list.

The Sukkah And The World Trade Center

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

In 2001, Sept. 11 came three weeks before Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival whose major symbol is a thatched hut, a sukkah, utterly open to the wind and rain.

NYPD Increases 9/11 Security For Anniversary

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite no specific terrorism threats against the city, the New York Police Department will deploy thousands of extra police officers...

PHOTOS: The World Trade Centers That Never Were

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

One World Trade Center, the skyscraper centerpiece of the new World Trade Center, is rising rapidly. After many false starts, it can now be seen from ...

Reading the Pictures: As 9/11 and the New World Trade Center Overrun Labor Day

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.07.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-09-07-Screenshot20110907at8.18.37AM.pngWhy isn't anyone asking what made the edifice of the WTC such a target in the first place?

Leon Panetta: Threat Of Another 9/11 'Very Real'

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

By ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press NEW YORK -- After a decade of war with al-Qaida the potential for another devastating terrorist assault "remains ...

PHOTO: This Is The Official September 11th Memorial Flag

Inae Oh | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the National September 11th Memorial and Museum unveiled the official New York State September 11th Memorial Flag on Tuesday...

For the Children

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

On September 11, 2001, 23-year-old Brooke Jackman lost her life. Her family created the Brooke Jackman foundation to honor Brooke and her commitment to children's literacy.

9/11 From 200 miles Out at Sea

David Helvarg | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
David Helvarg

For the rest of my days I'll be stuck with those contrasting images of what we're capable of, from exploring and discovering new life in the most remote parts of our ocean, to using modern technology to carry out mass murder in the heart of a great city.

9/11 Victim's Legacy Provides Home For Poor Filipinos

AP | By JIM GOMEZ | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- A street sign in Manila shows an American businesswoman and Sept. 11 victim smiling down on a community whose transformation wo...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighter Cancer Tied To Ground Zero Exposure

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, selflessly exposing themselves to the toxic dust that clouded Ground Zero, were 19 percent m...

PHOTOS: Inside One World Trade Center

Patch | Zach Haberman Email the Author | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

The 9/11 Memorial Plaza is just days from being unveiled, but there is still plenty of work to be done in the skies above. Take a virtual tour inside...

World Trade Center Races To Secure Crains

wsj.com | Posted 10.26.2011 | New York

At the World Trade Center construction site in Lower Manhattan, crews were readying 10 tower cranes for high winds ahead of Hurricane Irene’s arriva...

Ode to Firefighters

Robert Slayton | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Robert Slayton

When the world was crumbling -- literally -- they didn't ask anything, just shouldered heavy gear and walked into the towers to do their jobs. Hundreds didn't walk out, ever.

FOX News Creates E-Book About The World Trade Center

Posted 10.16.2011 | Books

HarperCollins is teaming up with fellow News Corporation company FOX News to publish an enhanced e-book on Aug 23, RISE OF FREEDOM: The New World Trad...

Small Ceremonies

Brigid Brett | Posted 10.12.2011 | New York
Brigid Brett

When Dave Walker talks about the time he spent at Ground Zero in 2001, he has to pause from time to time -- to clear his throat, try and stop a coughing attack or allow his escalating heartbeat to quiet down a little.

Field Museum 9/11 Exhibit Will Mark 10th Anniversary Of Terrorist Attacks

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago's Field Museum is planning an exhibit designed to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "Ground Zero 360" ...

UPDATE: Beach Boys To Play Free 9/11 Concert In Denver

Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver

Sixteen pieces of steel from the World Trade Center will be on display for public viewing at Denver's Civic Center Park, Monday, according to The Denv...

Second Piece of Historic Ship Discovered at WTC Site

| Olivia Scheck | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Archaeologists helping to excavate the World Trade Center site have uncovered a second piece of the more than 200-year-old ship that was ...

WTC Strike Enters Its Second Day

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — About 200 laborers stood down from their jobs for a second day Tuesday at the World Trade Center site, although the owner said the wo...

NYC Mosque May Take Years To Complete

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The developer of an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero says it may take years to determine what kind of project Mus...

Concrete Workers Strike At World Trade Center

Posted 10.01.2011 | New York

Hundreds of concrete workers walked off the job at the World Trade Center site Monday one month after their contract expired. While the strike aff...

Paul Needham

Paintings Show The Fall And Rise Of World Trade Center

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Anyone looking to find this city's most amazing art studio can stop right now. It is, without a doubt, the 48th floor of 7 World Trade ...

Atheists Sue Over World Trade Center Memorial Cross

The Huffington Post | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion

A national atheist group has filed a lawsuit to block the inclusion of the famous '9/11 cross' from a memorial at the World Trade Center site. The...