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Former President Bill Clinton, left, administers the oath of office to New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, right, on the steps of City Hall Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NYC Mayor de Blasio takes formal oath at City Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Bill de Blasio took the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, formally becoming the city’s 109th mayor while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda. […]

01/01/2014

Workers on scaffolding clean the glass windows at the lobby of 4 World Trade Center, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in New York.  The 1,776-foot One World Trade Center is the marquee skyscraper at ground zero; but the first office tower to open there will be its shorter neighbor 4 World Trade Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Another tower opens at World Trade Center site

NEW YORK (AP) — Another office tower has opened at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. A ribbon-cutting was held Wednesday for the 978-foot 4 World Trade Center. It stands near 1 World […]

11/13/2013

This combination made from file photos shows Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, in Chicago on March 12, 2008, left, and One World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 5, 2013. (AP Photo)

1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

CHICAGO (AP) — The new World Trade Center tower in New York will replace Chicago’s Willis Tower as the nation’s tallest building when it is completed next year, an international panel of architects announced Tuesday. […]

11/12/2013

One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Second in height is 4 World Trade Center, right. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Rising from the ashes of 9/11, the new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest […]

11/08/2013

New York City Democratic Mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio embraces his son Dante, left, daughter Chiara, second from left, and wife Chirlane, right, after addressing supporters at his election headquarters after polls closed in the city's primary election Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Unresolved NYC primary pauses for 9/11 remembrance

NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York City mayoral race paused Wednesday for remembrances of the Sept. 11 attacks, the chaotic campaign remained without an answer a day after the primary as to whether […]

09/11/2013

Final piece of spire is set in place on One World Trade Center during construction, setting height at symbolic 1,776 feet tall, New York City. (AP Photo)

Spire permanently installed on WTC tower

NEW YORK (AP) – A tall, heavy spire was fully installed atop One World Trade Center on Friday, bringing the New York City structure to its symbolic height of 1,776 feet. Loud applause and cries […]

05/10/2013

Final piece of spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade Center during construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

US flag-covered spire hoisted to NY’s WTC roof

NEW YORK (AP) — A crane has hoisted a U.S. flag covered spire to the top of New York’s One World Trade Center, under construction at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks. Construction workers […]

05/02/2013

Upper floors of One World Trade Center under construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

World Trade Center touts planned observation deck

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the observation deck at One World Trade Center will learn about the building’s history while they’re waiting in line downstairs and watch a video on the tower’s 102nd floor before the actual panoramic view is revealed.

04/02/2013

Cantor Fitzgerald, US bond trading company (AP Photo)

NYC firm hit hard on 9/11 gives $10M in Sandy aid

NEW YORK (AP) — The financial services firm that lost the most workers in the Sept. 11 terror attacks announced that it will “adopt” 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and give $10 million to families in those schools.

01/10/2013

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