After terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, a New York ferry captain who later became a city firefighter helped evacuate hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan. He was Thomas Phelan, 45, one of the many heroes who came to the city's rescue after the attack. Show More Summary
Twenty-five years ago, a bomb ripped through an underground parking garage in New York's Twin Towers, injuring more than 1,000 and ultimately killing six people. The attack was a precursor to the devastating attacks of 9/11, which have largely overshadowed the tragedy of 1993.
Even after a terrorist bomb tore a crater into the belly of the World Trade Center 25 years ago, the Twin Towers were still lit that night.
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Monday: the reflections of a photojournalist, clearer weather and the anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
The first terror attack at the World Trade Center has gone largely forgotten by those whose lives were not directly affected.
Educators are struggling with how to teach children about the Iraq war. I was teaching the day the airplanes hit the World Trade Center. It was the second meeting of “The Communist Manifesto for Seminarians,” a course for my fellow graduate students. Show More Summary
I was teaching the day the airplanes hit the World Trade Center...
The push to build a performing arts component at the World Trade Center site has had more reversals of fortune than a Greek drama. But the project took several steps forward this week with approval of an agreement for a 99-year lease; an announcement that nearly $300 million had been raised and the naming, Friday, […]
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced the opening of a special installation focused on the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center as part of a month-long series of commemorative events recognizing the 25th anniversary of the deadly terror attack. Show More Summary
Highlights of this day in history: the Beatles arrive in America; Ramzi Yousef arrested for the 1993 blast at New York's World Trade Center; Jordan's King Hussein dies; author Charles Dickens and country singer Garth Brooks born. (Feb. 7)
"We're trending!" High above the New York skyline, on the 36th floor of the World Trade Center, a team of roughly 40 brand marketers, agency executives, public relations folks and lawyers huddled around one big-screen television to watch their work get beamed to 100 million people. A second monitor showed TweetDeck, with tweets going by...
A retired FDNY fireboat that helped in the World Trade Center on 9/11 is causing a firestorm at its new home in Sleepy Hollow.
12 Strong (based on the book Horse Soldiers, a vastly superior title) is The Green Berets for today (that is not a compliment) – with Chris Hemsworth starring as John Wayne. After the attack on the World Trade Center, Captain Mitch Nelson...Show More Summary
One World Trade Center may be best known as home to Condé Nast, which takes up more than a third of the 3 million-square-foot, 1,776-foot-tall spire. The Condé Nast deal was one of the... To view the full story, click the title link...
Marilyn Minter has new art installation at World Trade Center.
The NYPD is investigating images of what appears to be ISIS supporters taking selfies outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and in view of One World Trade Center. Read more...
Until recently, the Empire State Building was considered the best skyscraper in New York from which to view the city's iconic skyline. That changed in 2014 when One World Trade Center, or the Freedom Tower, opened in Manhattan's Financial District. Show More Summary
Unibail-Rodamco is set to acquire Westfield, owner of the Garden State Plaza in New Jersey and the shopping center at One World Trade Center, among others.
The alleged driver is in custody following an incident where a car hit and wounded several pedestrians and a bicyclist in New York City near the World Trade Center at Liberty Street and Broadway. Six injured were reported as transported to hospitals. Show More Summary