World Trade Center

(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

The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks gather at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for a ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have […]

09/11/2013

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September 11th Anniversary – New York City

This morning there have been four separate moments of silence … each marking the moment 12 years ago when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. […]

09/11/2013

A rose is placed next to the name of a victim of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at the North Pool of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in New York. Construction is racing ahead inside the museum as the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks draws near. Several more large artifacts have been installed in the cavernous space below the World Trade Center memorial plaza. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Sept 11 Museum putting hallowed artifacts in place

NEW YORK (AP) — Far below the earth where the twin towers once stood, a cavernous museum on hallowed ground is finally nearing completion. See photo gallery at end of story below. Amid the construction […]

09/06/2013

In this Sept. 2, 2013, photo, Joe Quinn and his wife Melanie visit the remains of his parents' home that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of New York's Queens borough. Joe Quinn, whose older brother Jimmy was killed on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center’s Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, lost treasured pictures and hand-written letters from his brother that were among 12 boxes of mementos that were lost in the house when Superstorm Sandy struck the Queens community last October. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sandy destroyed precious reminders of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The letters and photos were beyond value — some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. […]

09/05/2013

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