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Thirteen years after 9/11, a slow rise from the ashes

Thirteen years after the terrorist attacks, One World Trade Center is finally set to open, but the building has had a tough time finding tenants.

The Heroes of 9/11 That Weren’t At The World Trade Center

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Forty people that chose action instead of cowardice, that are largely overshadowed by the large amounts of civilian deaths at the site of the World Trade Center. All of them deserve to be recognized.

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

2 weeks 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

Esquire Fundraises for James Foley Scholarship With Mini-Paywall on Famous 9/11 Story

"The Falling Man," a photo of a person who had leapt from a burning World Trade Center tower on Sept. 11, 2011 stirred controversy for its visceral nature. Of all the horrifying photos from the attacks, it struck a chord like no other The dissemination of the photo caused controversy, seen as a violation of the privacy of the victim and his family. Show More Summary

The Aftermath

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic recollection of trying to donate blood after the World Trade Center attack, and wondering why the hospital seemed so empty.

Still clouded by dust

NOT all of the victims of the September 11th attacks died on the day the towers fell. The collapse of the World Trade Centre buildings spewed a deadly mix of glass fibres, pulverised cement, asbestos, lead and a host of carcinogens from oil and petrol into the air. Show More Summary

9/11's Last Surviving Search Dog Goes on Today, Tears Ensue

Bretagne, a 15-year-old golden retriever that lives with her owner Denise Corliss in Cypress, Texas, is believed to be the last surviving search dog that assisted at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Today, she's back in New York and a nominee for the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards. Cue tears. Read more...

The Most Powerful Pictures From 9/11 Memorials Across America

Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, people across America have gathered for remembrance memorials, paying tribute to the 2,996 people who lost their lives. In NYC, the World Trade Center Tribute in Light lit up the skyline...Show 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

The Twin Beams: 360 Degrees of NYC's 9/11 Tribute in Light

Image: Kevin Mazur Photography/Getty Images Six months after the Sept. 11 attacks, twin beams that shined brighter than all of Manhattan stood in place of the World Trade Center towers — a solemn promise that the nation would one day rebuild. Show More Summary

Last living 9/11 Ground Zero search dog returns to site

Bretagne the golden retriever was just 2 years old when she traveled with her handler to Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Watch Man On Wire Today, Honor The Legacy Of The Twin Towers

At the time of their construction, the two buildings that made up the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan were the tallest buildings in the world. The Twin Towers, as they were nicknamed, opened on April 4, 1973, and stood as aShow More Summary

What I Learned About Grief From Working With 9/11 Families

Most of us will never forget where we were 13 years ago, when we heard the gut-wrenching and disturbing news that the World Trade Center had been hit by an airplane. On that Tuesday, Sept. 11th 2001, I was a student at the University...Show More Summary

September 11 2014: New York City Marks The Day With Museum, Hundreds Mourn

Today, September 11, 2014, New York City gathered to remember the terrorist attacks in 2001. This time was different though, because the event was held at a museum near the rebuilt One World Trade Center. On this day in 2001, a plotShow More Summary

USS New York: The Navy's Floating & Fighting Memorial To 9/11

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

From Foxtrot Alpha: She packs over seven tons of reclaimed steel from the World Trade Center, an on-board memorial to 9/11 and her motto sends shivers down your spine: "Strength forged through sacrifice. Never forget." A phoenix from the ashes, USS New York is a deadly memorial to both a terrible tragedy and astonishing heroism. Read more...

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

Bush's Press Secretary Is Live-Tweeting 9/11 From His Perspective

Former President George W. Bush's press secretary Ari Fleischer is live-tweeting his experiences from Sept. 11, 2001, on the 13th anniversary of the day planes taken over by al-Qaeda terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center towers,...Show More Summary

Sept. 11 attacks 13th anniversary observances live stream

Thursday, Sept. 11 is the 13th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and Flight 93 and to honor those lost, family members of those who were killed in the attacks are gathering in Manhattan at theShow More Summary

WATCH LIVE: 9/11 Victims Remembered at Ground Zero

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The National September 11th Memorial at Ground Zero remembered the victims of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center Thursday morning on the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks.

Images of 9/11 then, and what they look like today

One World Trade Center and the steeple of Trinity Church are seen from Broadway and Rector Street on Wednesday, September 10, 2013. (AP/Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

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