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World Trade Center Window Washers Danlged 68 Stories Above The Ground For 90 Minutes

At about 12:45 p.m. Juan Lizama and Juan Lopez were left dangling on the South side of the World Trade Center after a cable on the scaffolding snapped on the 1,776-foot skyscraper. It took 90 minutes to rescue the men who suffered no injuries, only mild hypothermia. Let’s look at this in another view: Footage courtesy [...]

First Tenant of 1 World Trade Center Moves In

James Barron, New York Times: More than 13 years after a terrorist attack destroyed the twin towers -- symbols of New York City's might, financially and structurally -- the first employees of the first tenant in the building erected to take their place arrived for their first workday there on Monday. Show More Summary

The New World Trade Center Is Now Open — Here's The Entire Construction In One Perfect GIF

Last year, DailyMotion Partnership Manager Dan Milano posted this amazing GIF showing the construction of One World Trade Center, formerly known as the Freedom Tower, from Ground Zero to 1,776 feet. On Monday, the state-of-the-art building is welcoming its first tenant, the publisher Condé Nast. Show More Summary

Early Morning Open Thread - [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

Have a wonderful day. View of New York from One World Trade Center, which opens its doors to tenants next month:— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 2, 2014 Hmmm. I guess I'm an ass because I chuckled....

Out of the ashes, 1 WTC about to open for business

One World Trade Center about to open for business. — Marie-Joelle Parent (@mariejoelle) October 30, 2014

So what exactly is our ISIS strategy?

SO WHAT WILL WE ACTUALLY DO? By Derek Varsalona On the Eve of the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in NYC

After 13-Years, Woman Finds ID of People in Photo Found on 9/11/01

After wondering for 13 years, a New York woman finally discovered the identities of a group of people in a wedding picture found in the rubble of the World Trade Center. Every so often as well as on the anniversary of the terror attacks...Show More Summary

ISIS, Obama And The Mother Of All Conspiracy Theories

Thirteen years ago, the U.S. was the victim of an attack that sparked numerous conspiracy theories. Al Qaeda’s assaults on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon led to all manner of weird and wacky theories, suggesting the American government abetted the terrorists who killed thousands of its citizens. In the 13 years since 9/11, [...]

9/11 Responders With Rare Cancer Denied Insurance Coverage

There are almost 3000 cases of cancer among firefighters, police officers, contractors and civilians who tended to the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. John Myers is one of those being denied coverage. A growing number are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer, but some — including Meyers — are being denied insurance coverage because [...]

Endless 9/11s: How the Bush-Cheney Response to the World Trade Center Attack Shaped Today’s Terrors

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

T hirteen years ago today, al-Qaeda terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center, took out a chunk of the Pentagon, and very nearly crashed a fourth jetliner into a target assumed to be the Capitol or the White House. That attack, inShow More Summary

A Quote At The 9/11 Memorial Museum Doesn't Really Mean What It Says

Between where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood, a concrete wall now exists. The wall, one of the most deeply personal aspects of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, separates the public area from a repository of nearly 8,000 unidentified human remains. Show More Summary

September 11, 2001

I wanted to post for you the single most extraordinary piece of reporting I've ever read about September 11th. It is the painstaking reconstruction by the staff of the New York Times of the last minutes inside the World Trade Center, from phone calls, voice mail, and emails: Fighting to Live as the Towers Died, New York Times, May 26, 2002. Show More Summary

Why I'm Not Going To Ground Zero Today

Today is the first day in 12 years that I won't be downtown at the World Trade Center on the anniversary. How do I feel? It's complicated. One one hand, I still find that I'm surprised when someone casually suggests a meeting on 9/11, on the other hand in a strange way I'm relieved. Show More Summary

President Obama Addresses The Nation Tonight Over ISIS Plans

Without Congressional support on this issue, Obama is likely to claim authority under the original Iraq war resolution that authorized attacks on al-Qaeda and related groups who were involved in the World Trade Center attacks. ISIS is...Show More Summary

On Wednesday’s Radio Show…

• Zak Ebrahim, the son of the terrorist who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, discusses his radical childhood and why he is now spreading a message of peace.

September 11: Let Us Not Lose Sight of the Significance of the Day

"George Washington would be proud to know that we celebrate his birthday every year with a mattress sale." -- Comedian Robert Klein As a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, I worry about how we willShow More Summary

ISIS Uses Kidnapped Reporter in Brutal New Twitter Campaign #StevensHeadInObamasHands

World Trade Center (WTC) is not the last count but is the first demolition” World Trade Center (WTC) is not the last count but is the first demolition ! #StevensHeadinObamasHands — ???? ??????? (@minbar_k) August 24, 2014 ISIS jihadists are … Continue reading ?

Putting A 9/11 Mystery On The Ballot

I was standing blocks from Building 7 of the World Trade Center complex and staring directly at it when it collapsed. Working for the Los Angeles Times, I had arrived at the World Trade Center as the South and North Tower were making their rapid and deadly descents in the morning. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Lawyers, Guns and Money: It's Hard Out There For the 1% ACLU: Young, Scared, Alone and in Court IFS Blog: Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Determined The Daily Banter: Pray the Regulation Away Round up by Swimgirl.(tweeter @miamiswimmer) Send tips to mbru AT

Bill Clinton: ‘I Could Have Killed Bin Laden’

But the reason he didn’t was because he would have had to destroy an entire town and kill innocent civilians. Only 10 hours before the first plane struck the World Trade Center, Clinton explained at a conference in Melbourne that when he was President, he let the chance to kill Bin Laden pass because the [...]

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