World Trade Center

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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Fire truck used on 9/11 to visit NYC

NEW YORK (AP) – A fire truck that carried a crew of firefighters to the World Trade Center for what would prove to be their last assignment is returning to Staten Island for the first […]

08/18/2013

Children play on a fountain at Pier A Park during a heat wave, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Hoboken, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Relief from worst heat on the horizon by weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooler temperatures are within sight but likely not soon enough and cool enough for a large swath of the country hit with dangerously high temperatures for days as the largest heat […]

07/18/2013

Philip Jeschke, 4, stays cool under the waterfall tower in the splash pool at The Wilton Family Y on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in WIlton, Conn. (AP Photo/The Hour, Alex von Kleydorff)

Heat blankets much of US as summer sizzles

NEW YORK (AP) — From South Dakota to Massachusetts temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Wednesday as the largest heat wave of the summer stretched out and stagnated, with relief in many parts of the […]

07/17/2013

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Firefighter camaraderie draws thousands to Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters William Benitez and Lou Larosa were fresh out of the New York City Fire Department when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, killing […]

07/10/2013

9-11 Memorial Museum

Remains of 9-11 firefighter identified

NEW YORK (AP) – Authorities say remains of a firefighter killed in the Sept. 11 attacks have been identified more than 11 years after his death at the World Trade Center. The city medical examiner’s […]

07/05/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

Woman identified in retesting of 9/11 WTC remains

  NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities retesting human remains recovered from the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks have identified those of a 43-year-old woman. A spokeswoman for the New York City […]

06/21/2013

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

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

No remains found near suspected 9/11 airplane part

NEW YORK (AP) — Police used a pulley system on Wednesday to remove a suspected 9/11 plane part from between two buildings near the World Trade Center site, and the medical examiner said no potential human remains had been found there.

05/01/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

Search for human remains at 9/11 plane debris site

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner’s office says its workers are now sifting soil for possible human remains at a site near the World Trade Center where a plane part was found last week.

04/30/2013

Wing part from one of the airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, New York City. (AP Photo)

Jet part found last week in NYC is from wing

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities now say a 5-foot part that’s believed to be from a hijacked 9/11 World Trade Center jetliner came from a wing.

04/29/2013

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