A crane lifted the last of a 408-foot tall spire on top of One World Trade Center on Friday, a capstone to an emotional 12-year effort to replace the twin towers destroyed by terrorists. The 18-piece silver spire will top out the tower at a symbolic 1,776 feet, a nod to the y …
The much-feared Twin Towers. Wikipedia Commons Part 5 in an 11-part series. #1: ADX (federal supermax) #2: Polunsky Unit (TX Death Row) #3: Tent City Jail (Phoenix) #4: Orleans Parish Prison Read the complete introduction to our 10 Worst Prisons project. Serving time in prison is not supposed to be pleasant. Show More Summary
The J Spring Fashion Show heads to the River Seine in Paris on May 30. Past venues include, the London Tower Bridge, PETRONAS Twin Towers’ Skybridge in Malaysia, and Costa Atlantica in Dubai. Read the rest of the story at: Walking on water: J Spring Fashion Show
TV fans have seen a few rays of hope in the last year or so. Shows that were cancelled long ago have been given a reprieve in some form or another. Veronica Mars is headed to the big screen, thanks to a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. Show More Summary
From Mr. Disgusting: You guys have no idea how lucky you are. The technological leap we’ve made over the past 5 years is astounding and has created so many opportunities for beloved fan projects to regain footing. No longer will network television have a stranglehold on deciding the fate of the show if not enough... Read More
The main character in The Reluctant Fundamentalist flashes a brief smile while watching the Twin Towers collapse on Sept. 11, 2001. It's a brash bit of theater, particularly in a film asking us to question whether the character has become radicalized by his time spent in America. Show More Summary
The 9/11 plane part discovered in lower Manhattan last week was actually a section of wing from one of the hijacked aircraft that crashed into the twin towers in 2001. The piece, which measures five feet long, is a trailing edge flap support from a Boeing 767, according to police. It is located close to [...]Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co. said it was confident that a piece of aircraft, found wedged between two buildings in lower Manhattan recently, came from one of two airplanes that struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere. Show More Summary
When I was 16 years old, about a week or two after the planes crashed into the twin towers in 2001, I went to a Red Sox game with my father and my little brother. My father refused to give the t...
The Los Angeles Lakers' twin seven-foot towers combined for an incredible 38 rebounds for their seventh straight win, a 99-95 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night to pit them against the San Antonio Spurs. Chris...Show More Summary
It took AMC six years to find a commercial success commensurate to the critical accolades earned by those twin towers of prestige television, Mad Men and Breaking Bad. But in the early months of 2013, the network watched as The Walking...Show More Summary
"... for both the victims and the people on your side who you hope to recruit, or tap for money. This helps explain why Al Qaeda was so obsessed with the Twin Towers, a place that — until they fell — most New Yorkers regarded as a rather ugly landmark containing some so-so office space. Show More Summary
The father of one firefighter lost in the Twin Towers said, “The memorial should be free for everybody to pay their respects. You wouldn’t charge money to get into a cemetery.”
A couple of weeks ago, a judge threw out American Atheists' lawsuit against The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and its display of a 17-foot-tall steel beam cross. Judge Deborah Batts believed the giant cross was both “historical and secular” and not at all an endorsement of Christianity. Show More Summary
40 years ago today in 1973, the World Trade Center officially opened for business. The Twin Towers quickly became an iconic part of New York's skyline, and were featured in countless movies, pictures, and TV shows. They briefly heldShow More Summary
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An L.A. jail brawl left seven injured after inmates separated along racial lines and fought. The brawl took place Wednesday at around 3:30 pm, breaking out at the Twin Towers Jail in Los Angeles. The racially charged fight raged on for 10 minutes before deputies were finally able to regain control. They used a barrage [...]Show More Summary
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