A Vietnamese girl running from a cloud of napalm. A police dog viciously attacking a black man during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest in Birmingham, AL. The Twin Towers burning against a bright blue sky. The most iconic pictures in photojournalism are either violent or depressing. Show More Summary
One image shows Vice President Dick Cheney watching his television, smoke and flames rising from the twin towers. In another, he stares straight ahead, his face reddened.
Just over 350 never-before-seen images of Vice President Dick Cheney on 9/11 have been released by the National Archives. They span the entire day, from him seeing the twin towers burning on a tiny TV in his office, to leaving to “an undisclosed location” (aka Camp David) that evening. Read more...
Hundreds of photographs documenting Vice President Dick Cheney on September 11, 2001 have been released by the National Archives. And yes, he's got a leg up on his desk as he watches a news broadcast of the burning Twin Towers. [ more › ]
A series of never-before-seen images taken in the White House capture the drama immediately after the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. The images show the reactions of various Government officials to the attacks. Captured...Show More Summary
A look at Bjarke Ingels Group’s shape-shifting, stacked tower design for 2 World Trade Center, the final building overlooking the site where the twin towers were destroyed.
Torii Hunter's towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.
Marina City's iconic twin towers are expected to be giving preliminary landmark status this week by Chicago's Commission on Landmarks. [ more › ]
"Moral jihadists" on the Supreme Court have "blown up the Twin Towers of truth and righteousness"
Made of concrete and featuring tiny, slit-shaped windows, the design of the original Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan reflected architect Minoru Yamasaki's penchant for gothic design and his fear of heights. But...Show More Summary
If it was up to architect Bjarke Ingels, the entire site of the Sept. 11 attacks would have been redeveloped quite differently.
Mariah Carey is the lady in red while stepping out of her hotel on Monday (June 8) in Paris, France. Later in the day, the Grammy-winning singer changed into a camouflage top while enjoying a sight-seeing trip to the Eiffel Tower. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mariah Carey On the same day, Mariah [...]
The Danish starchitect is replacing Norman Foster as the designer of the long-stalled tower. Will his design actually get built? After the twin towers toppled on September 11, 2001, it seemed inevitable that two new towers would take their place—a defiant symbol of American resilience. Show More Summary
Videographer Eddie Codel (previously) used hiz DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter to capture gorgeous footage of the San Francisco fog (whose name is Karl) as it rolled over Twin Peaks, past Sutro Tower, and gently enveloped the surrounding neighborhood. via Eddie Codel
A new official trailer has been unveiled for The Walk. The story focuses on Philippe Petit’s famous high-wire crossing between the the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center as told in Petit’s 2002 book, To Reach the Clouds. To learnShow More Summary
The IMAX 3D retelling of high wire aerialist Philippe Petit's incredible 1974 walk between the Twin Towers is getting a splashy premiere: The Walk, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit, will be the Opening Night Film at the 53rd New York Film Festival. [ more › ]
If you're afraid of heights, you should probably not see The Walk, Robert Zemeckis's upcoming re-creation of Philippe Petit's 1974 walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. (Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Petit.) Or maybe you should go see it — what's better than working out your anxieties in... More »
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Philippe Petit in the 3-D movie, directed by Robert Zemeckis.
A week after the 9/11 terrorists attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers in New York, letters laced with anthrax began to pop up across the US. By the end of November, 2001, 17 people had been hospitalized for anthrax exposure and five people were dead from inhalation. Show More Summary