World Trade Center

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Segar, Pool)

Obama at 9/11 museum: Terrorism can’t break us

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as “a sacred place of healing and of hope” that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and […]

05/15/2014

Skydiver Andrew Rossig, who parachuted off 1 World Trade Center last year, leaves state Supreme Court following his arraignment, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Parachutists spent 4 hours atop trade center

NEW YORK (AP) — Three skydivers spent about four hours atop the World Trade Center’s signature skyscraper taking in sights before parachuting off it, they said Tuesday in detailing a surreptitious stunt that raised questions […]

05/06/2014

(New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer, AP Graphic)

NY Sen. Schumer asks feds to review WTC security

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer stood by the World Trade Center on Sunday, demanding that federal officials review security after daredevils twice sneaked to the top of the site’s signature, 104-story skyscraper. Schumer’s […]

03/30/2014

James Brady, and Andrew Rossig, foreground left and right, two parachutists who jumped from One World Trader Center in September 2013, are accompanied by attorneys Timothy Parlatore, background left and Andrew Mancilla, to surrender to police, in New York, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

WTC parachute jump condemned as ‘selfish act’

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York police commissioner denounced the parachute jump off 1 World Trade Center last fall by three skydiving enthusiasts as […]

03/25/2014

Pedestrians in front of the 1 World Trade Center building in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Teen eludes guard, reaches WTC spire

NEW YORK (AP) — A 16-year-old New Jersey boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade […]

03/20/2014

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)

NYC 9/11 museum opens to public in May

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of delays due to funding disputes, engineering challenges and a nearly disastrous flood, a museum dedicated to victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will open to the public in […]

01/24/2014

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

The Boston Logan International Airport 9/11 Memorial is illuminated Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Boston. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston airport apologizes for fire drill on 9/11

BOSTON (AP) — Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The two hijacked jets that were […]

09/11/2013

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