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Gender Studies: The tallest tower in the United...

The tallest tower in the United States, 1 World Trade Center, is being built by a woman, and Co.Design has a brilliant piece all about "the most famous architect you've never heard of." Her name is Nicole Dosso, and as...

Ebola Drugmaker Shares Surge After CDC Confirms First US Case (TKMR)

Shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, which is working on a treatment for Ebola, are surging in after hours trade after the Centers for Disease Control confirmed the first case of Ebola in the US. Shares of Tekmira were up as much 11% on Tuesday evening. The CDC is set to hold a press conference at 5:30 pm ET on Tuesday. More to come... Join the conversation about this story »

Los Angeles leaves the flat-roof society

Think of the nation’s most impressive skylines. New York City has Art Deco points atop the Empire State and Chrysler buildings and the spire capping the new One World Trade Center tower. Besides the soaring Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears tower), Chicago’s skyscrapers...

Watch LIVE! Oracle OpenWorld keynotes and exclusive interviews | #OOW14

Among the biggest trade shows in the industry, Oracle OpenWorld 2014 kicks off this week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. SiliconANGLE will be covering the event in its entirety, broadcasting live from our roving news desk, theCUBE. Watch exclusive interviews … Continue reading ?

5 Teams Oklahoma City Thunder Should Be Calling About a Kendrick Perkins Trade

Somewhere in the NBA, there is a team that is interested in trading for Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins. Perkins has been the Thunder's main man in the middle since coming over in a trade from the Boston Celtics during the 2010-11 season. Show More Summary

Of Terrorists and Referenda

What a convenient word ‘terrorist’ has become! Until 9/11 the word was reserved for anarchist types in long black coats who set off bombs in public or assassinated heads of state. But when the World Trade Center was brought down, the word became a convenient designation for any individual who showed any sign of opposition [...]

The Tallest Tower In The U.S. Is Being Built By A Woman

As technical director of 1 World Trade Center, SOM's Nicole Dosso is the most famous architect you've never heard of. This is the second in a two-part series about the design and construction of 1 World Trade Center. Read the first part here.--Eds Read Full Story

The infamous “revolving door:” two recent examples

The Center for Responsive Politics’ Open Secrets website is the go-to source for information about undue corporate influence in Washington. Among other juicy tidbits, it has some things to say about the “revolving door,” the trading of jobs between government and the industries it regulates. Although the influence powerhouses that line Washington’s K Street are […]

30K runners finish annual Tunnel to Towers charity run

An estimated 30,000 runners finished the 3.1-mile course from Brooklyn to the World Trade Center, the route that hero FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller took on Sept. 11, 2001, as he raced to the burning buildings.

The Ebola Trade

By Cup & Handle: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that up to 1.4 million people could be infected by the Ebola virus by mid-January in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization (WHO) said...Show More Summary

Three firefighters who responded to Ground Zero died on the same day. They all suffered from cancer.

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Three former members of the New York City fire department who had responded to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks died on the same day this week. Daniel Heglund, Howard Bischoff and Robert Leaver died Monday, according to NY1, which reported that each of the men suffered from cancer. Read full article >>

Man Steals $160K Diamond, Trades It For $20 Worth Of Pot

Criminals, by their very nature, aren’t very bright. And some are just downright dumb. Take Walter Earl Morrison for instance. The 20-year old Morrison worked at a UPS distribution center at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona unloading cargo planes. Show More Summary

Within hours of each other, 3 firefighters who breathed in WTC dust die of cancer

Lt. Howard Bischoff, 58, and firefighters Robert Leaver, 56, and Daniel Heglund, 58, all died from cancer within hours of each other on Monday. The three retired men had worked at the World Trade Center site following the Sept. 11 attacks. Show More Summary

Teen who climbed WTC busted for climbing N.J. water tower

The teen who eluded security and scaled 1 World Trade Center in March was nabbed again, the Jersey Journal reported Tuesday.

Putin warns Ukraine against implementing EU deal -letter

Moscow will curtail Ukraine's access to vital Russian markets if Kiev implements any part of a trade agreement with the European Union, President Vladimir Putin warned in a letter, toughening his stance on a deal at the center of East-West tensions....In a last-minute concession to Moscow, the EU delayed implementing the trade accord until Dec. Show More Summary

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

In January of 2004 I visited "Bucca Camp," a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of New York's World Trade Center. Located near the isolated port city of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq, the network of tent prisons had been constructed by U.S. Show More Summary

Chris Paul celebrates renovation of Salvation Army community center

The memory remains fresh in Chris Paul’s mind. He had just been traded to the Clippers from the then-New Orleans Hornets in December 2011 when he made his first visit to the Salvation Army Siemon Family Youth & Community Center in South Los Angeles.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Maybe Playing Edward Snowden for Oliver Stone

Next fall, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will bring to life the exploits of daredevil Phillippe Petit, the man who did a high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center back in 1974, in the film The Walk. But it sounds like he might bring another headline-making real-life person to life soon too. Show More Summary

World Trade Center Lures New Tenant

Developer Larry Silverstein announced Thursday that financial research firm Morningstar Inc. has signed a lease for 30,000 square feet at 4 World Trade Center, the austere, glassy 2.3 million square foot office tower on the southeast corner of the site.

Morningstar ditches midtown for 4 WTC

Morningstar Inc., the investment reporting and research firm, is moving to lower Manhattan. The company has signed a 10-year lease for 30,000 square feet at 4 World Trade Center, the 72-story, 2.3... To view the full story, click the title link.

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