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Among the most poignant aspects of the 11 September attacks were the telephone recordings of some of the victims. Emergency calls were made to 911 dispatchers and family members, as people caught up in the atrocity grappled with the severity of their situations. Show More Summary
Thousands of survivors, relatives of victims and rescuers are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to mark the anniversary.
In what has become one of the most moving — and visible — 9/11 memorials, two giant pillars of light near where the World Trade Center’s twin towers once stood were turned on in lower Manhattan this week to mark the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
After the World Trade Center fell, those of us who were there were divided into therapy groups. Sorted by trauma. People who lost a parent in one group. People who escaped down a stairwell in another group. I was in the group of people who got hit by flying body parts. The first thing I noticed...
As we mark 16 years since New York’s greatest tragedy, the attack on the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, in remembering those who perished we should also collectively pause and reflect on... To view the full story, click the title link.
"We have a man holding the most defective moral compass I’ve seen in my lifetime leading our free world." Sixteen years ago today, on September 11, 2001, I was a middle-schooler three blocks from the World Trade Center, and my experience...Show More Summary
The city paused Monday to remember the 2,753 people who died 16 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center.
When terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, no one knew exactly what the future would hold.
Andrea DenHoed writes about Sergio Calatrava’s Oculus transit hub, attached to 1 World Trade Center, whose roof retracts on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
The ephemeral monument to those we lost during the 9/11 attacks, Tribute in Light, will be turned on tonight at sunset, which will be around 7:11 p.m. The lights representing the Twin Towers of the original World Trade Center will then fade into dawn tomorrow. [ more › ]
A new app is helping those who are blind comprehend the scale of damage to the World Trade Center
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will honor victims of the September 11 attacks and the earlier 1993 World Trade Center bombing on Monday morning. Families will read aloud the names of those who died.
Santiago Calatrava's soaring World Trade Center Transportation Hub oculus features a wing-like roof which was designed to be retractable. Since the hub finally opened in early 2016, the wings have parted in observance of the September 11th terrorist attacks. [ more › ]
Sixteen years ago today, the world was shocked when almost 3,000 people were murdered by terrorist hijackers. TIME photo editor Patrick Witty rushed to the World Trade Center to document the event. He caught this iconic image of the crowd's expressions as the South Tower collapsed. Show More Summary
Wall Street observed a moment of silence for the victims of 9/11. The Sept. 11 terror attacks killed nearly 3,000 people when four hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field in 2001. (Sept. 11)
Before Morgan Stanley security chief Rick Rescorla died inside the World Trade Center on 9/11, he long warned the towers were a prime target for terror. Sadly, Rescorla was correct. The security chief saved 2,700 people on 9/11, before perishing in the attack while looking for additional people to save. Show More Summary
Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others have gathered at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack ever on American soil. (Sept. 11)
To mark the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when al-Qaida militants hi-jacked airliners and flew them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, relatives of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks gathered on Sept. Show More Summary
Sixteen years ago today the US came under attack by radical Islam. 2,997 people were murdered in a series of coordinated attacks by the Islamic group Al-Qaeda. The Twin Towers at the World Trade Center were destroyed in the attacks. Today One World Trade Center stands in its place. Show More Summary