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Obama to sign beam of One World Trade Centerupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 19:01:00

With the under-construction One World Trade Center fast approaching its final height, President Barack Obama visited the New York tower Thursday to get an update on its growth and help prepare one of the finishing touches.

A view from above -- WTC workers gear up for Obama visitupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 07:35:00

It has risen -- floor by floor, gleaming steel beam by steel beam -- from the scene of what was incomprehensible destruction more than a decade ago.

WTC workers prepare for Obama's visitupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 07:35:00

Workers constructing 1 World Trade Center prepare for President Obama's visit Thursday and to "top out" the tower.

50 cancers recommended for 9/11 fund coverageupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 23:46:00

Federal health authorities Friday recommended that 50 types of cancer be added to the list of covered illnesses for people who were exposed to toxins at the site of the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.

Obama will visit World Trade Center siteupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 11:20:00

President Barack Obama will visit the World Trade Center site in New York on June 14, a White House spokesman said Friday.

Design change could jeopardize WTC becoming nation's tallest buildingupdated: Thu May 10 2012 19:54:00

A design change to One World Trade Center might jeopardize its plans to become the tallest U.S. building.

The Freedom Tower, rising from ashesupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 15:53:00

The World Trade Center is again the tallest building in New York one year after the killing of Osama bin Laden and more than 10 years after the attacks that brought them down.

Building near World Trade Center site cleared after suspicious package foundupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 13:24:00

Police say a novelty or inert grenade was responsible for the evacuation of a Manhattan skyscraper across the street from the former World Trade Center, the site of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.

World Trade Center nears landmark height, reaches 100 floors updated: Wed Apr 04 2012 10:42:00

More than a decade after a terrorist attack brought down New York's twin towers, their replacement -- an emerging new addition to the Manhattan skyline -- has nearly reached a landmark height.

Rebuilding the World Trade Centerupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 10:42:00

CNN's Maggie Lake talks to World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein about rebuilding after the 9/11 attacks.

Steel beams fall 40 stories at WTC construction site; no one injuredupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 18:53:00

Three 60-foot steel beams fell 40 stories at the World Trade Center construction site Thursday after a crane cable snapped.

September 11 memorial debuts in New Yorkupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 08:19:00

For the first time since the terror attack on the World Trade Center, the general public is being allowed back onto the site.

9/11 tributes around the worldupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 06:06:00

The world remembers the victims of 9/11 on the 10th anniversary of the attacks against America.

People.com: Ground Zero: Tears, Prayers for 10th Anniversary of 9/11updated: Sun Sep 11 2011 23:10:00

President Obama and other dignitaries listen as the names of the victims are read

People.com: She Had Moxie: One 9/11 Canine's Inspirational Storyupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 14:48:00

For eight days following Sept. 11, 2001, one search-and-rescue dog looked for survivors in the rubble

Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11- Educator and Parent Guideupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 10:08:00

Watch or record "Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11" at 10 p.m. ET Sunday, Sept. 11. By recording the documentary, you agree that you will use the program for educational viewing purposes for a one-year period only. No other rights of any kind or nature whatsoever are granted, including, without limitation, any rights to sell, publish, distribute, post online or distribute in any other medium or forum, or use for any commercial or promotional purpose.

How 9/11 inspired a new era of roboticsupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 09:27:00

When Robin Murphy saw the World Trade Center towers fall on September 11, she knew of an unexpected group that could help respond: robots.

The making of a memorial: Reshaping ground zeroupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:45:00

When you walk in, all you see is a construction site.

The 'art' of Ground Zeroupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:45:00

Photographer Marcus Robinson has spent the last five years of his life documenting the reconstruction of Ground Zero.

CNNMoney: Some 9/11 first responders get help - and some don'tupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 11:39:00

Ralph and Barbara Geidel have spent close to $100,000 on his medical treatment since 2003, when the former fireman and 9/11 first responder was first diagnosed with tongue and neck cancer.

Program won't cover 9/11 responders for cancerupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 18:42:00

Workers who were involved in the response to the World Trade Center attack will not have their cancer treatments compensated under a program set up after September 11, according to a controversial decision released Tuesday by the World Trade Center Health Program.

Atheist group wants to stop World Trade Center crossupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 04:36:00

A group of atheists has filed a lawsuit to stop the display of the World Trade Center cross at a memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks.

Iconic World Trade Center cross moved to permanent 9/11 Memorial siteupdated: Sat Jul 23 2011 18:00:00

The iconic World Trade Center cross -- two intersecting steel beams that held up when the Twin Towers collapsed on September 11, 2001 -- was moved Saturday to its new home at the nearby 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Remembering what happened at Ground Zeroupdated: Fri May 06 2011 12:43:00

In a moment of silence, President Obama lays a wreath at Ground Zero in honor of lives lost on September 11, 2001.

'God Bless America' sang at Ground Zeroupdated: Tue May 03 2011 12:07:00

Bagpipers sing "God Bless America" with a crowd of people at Ground Zero to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden.

Americans take to the streets amid news of bin Laden's deathupdated: Tue May 03 2011 06:54:00

Ten years ago in September, rescue workers began inhaling a toxic mix of airborne debris that curled out of the World Trade Center's mangle of steel, re-bar and concrete, coating in white the clothes and at times the lungs of emergency responders who worked at ground zero.

Tragedy and the power of video imagesupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 21:31:00

Twenty-foot walls of water. Ships, cars and houses swept away in a raging, debris-strewn mass. One man rescued from atop the roof of his home after three days spent miles out into the ocean.

We must pay our debt to 9/11 heroesupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 10:29:00

On September 11, 2001, when thousands of innocent men and women lost their lives, tens of thousands more came to their assistance.

Deadline extended for 9/11 responders-NYC settlement agreementupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 20:50:00

The deadline has been extended for thousands of 9/11 first responders to accept a $712 million settlement agreement with the city of New York over illnesses stemming from their exposure to toxic dust at ground zero.

Nine years later, Americans remember as president calls for toleranceupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 18:34:00

Nine Septembers have come and gone and yet, the many days that separate America now from a chilling day in its history did not dull remembrance Saturday.

In the shadow of 9/11updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 15:50:00

After years of battles and negotiations, the 9/11 memorial nears completion. CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports.

New life at World Trade Center siteupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 15:50:00

There is new life at the World Trade Center site.

To ban mosque is to subvert Constitutionupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 08:36:00

"My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total. And I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction, of the Constitution."

Archaeologists unearth ship at WTC siteupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 20:39:00

Archaeologists unearth an 18th century ship in lower Manhattan. CNN's Mary Snow goes to the scene of the discovery.

New proposal for sick WTC workers tops $700 millionupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 16:07:00

The U.S. District Judge overseeing the lawsuit filed by thousands of 9/11 first responders exposed to toxic dust at ground zero called the proposed amended settlement "a very good deal."

Judge says World Trade Center settlement needs more workupdated: Fri Mar 19 2010 17:57:00

A federal judge said Friday that he will not approve a proposed $657 million settlement for people sickened after working on the World Trade Center site until it is negotiated further.

Settlement offer worth millions in 9/11 case to go before judgeupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 18:48:00

A New York judge Friday postponed a decision on a proposed $657 million settlement for people who became ill after working on the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Web site posts what it says are half million text messages from 9/11updated: Thu Nov 26 2009 12:36:00

Newly released text messages reportedly from the morning of September 11, 2001, show panicked family members trying to contact loved ones and officials frantically trying to grasp what was happening.

9/11 text messagesupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 12:36:00

A whistleblower Web site has posted what it says is a half-million text messages from 9/11. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.

Ship honors World Trade Centerupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 14:28:00

The USS New York, built with steel from the World Trade Center, stops beside the WTC site for a 21-gun salute.

Dust exposure after 9/11 linked to high asthma ratesupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 14:01:00

About 1 in 7, or 13.5 percent of adults who encountered intense dust clouds after the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11 were later found to have asthma, compared with just 8.4 percent who had no dust cloud exposure, researchers in Atlanta and New York City reported on Tuesday.

Transcript of Dick Cheney's remarks on national securityupdated: Thu May 21 2009 16:58:00

Well, good morning, or perhaps good afternoon. It's pretty clear the president served in the Senate and not in the House of Representatives, because, of course, in the House, we have the five-minute rule.

Owners drop Freedom Tower name for new WTC skyscraperupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 21:57:00

The agency that owns the space where the World Trade Center towers stood is freeing itself of the term "freedom" to describe the signature skyscraper replacing the buildings destroyed on September 11, 2001.

Time.com: Trade Center Dig Exposes Ice Age Landscapeupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 18:00:00

Crews excavating the World Trade Center site this summer for the foundations of a new skyscraper have uncovered features carved into the bedrock by glaciers about 20,000 years ago, including a 40-foot-deep pothole

Time.com: Study: 70,000 Affected by 9/11 Stressupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 11:00:00

New data from a public health registry that tracks the health effects of 9/11 suggest that as many as 70,000 people may have developed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the terrorist attacks

Nation remembers 9/11 victims, heroesupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 22:49:00

With moments of silence punctuated by somber music, readings of names, and tears, Americans held solemn memorial services Thursday to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

9/11 survivors troubled by asthma, PTSDupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:14:00

On September 11, 2001, Kathryn Freed watched from two blocks away as a plane hit the World Trade Center's north tower.

Commentary: Seven years after 9/11, why no memorial?updated: Thu Sep 11 2008 14:59:00

My son is 7 now. He was just about 7 weeks old when his grandmother, Ann McGovern, my mother, died in the World Trade Center attacks.

Videos from 9/11 anniversaryupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 14:19:00

Seven years after the terrorist attacks that brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Center, left a large hole in the Pentagon and sent a jetliner plunging into a Pennsylvania field, the nation paused to remember on Thursday.

World Trade Center won't be rebuilt by 2011, owner saysupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 01:08:00

Reconstruction of the World Trade Center site is over budget and won't be finished by the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that destroyed the twin towers, the owners reported Monday.

Developer sues to recover 9/11 costsupdated: Thu Mar 27 2008 20:15:00

The developer of the World Trade Center in New York is seeking $12.3 billion in damages from the airlines and other companies associated with the September 11 terrorist attacks, his spokesman said Thursday.

Fortune: New York landmark's storied pastupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 12:15:00

For all the delays in rebuilding New York's Ground Zero site and the tortured process to bring down the wounded tower that used to belong to Deutsche Bank (see related article), there are increasing signs of progress at the site.

Fortune: The tombstone at Ground Zeroupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 04:14:00

For New Yorkers it felt like a flashback to Sept. 11. At 3:36 P.M. on Aug. 18, 2007, came a report that a skyscraper was burning about 150 feet from where the World Trade Center's Twin Towers once stood. Thick black smoke was pouring out of the shell of what used to be the Deutsche Bank building. The structure had been badly damaged in the terrorist attack when portions of the collapsing south tower dug a 15-story gash and propelled toxic dust into it. Six years later the bank building was finally being taken down.

Visiting sites of tragedy to touch history, ease grief updated: Mon Feb 25 2008 09:50:00

On a blustery January day, a few tourists gather at the spot where the World Trade Center once stood in New York City. In pictures, words and a roll call of the dead, an area of kiosks and signs near the eastern edge of the site recounts the events of September 11, 2001.

People.com: Americans Commemorate Sept. 11 Anniversaryupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 16:02:00

On the sixth anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans are pausing to commemorate the tragedy.

Remembering 9/11updated: Tue Sep 11 2007 13:19:00

Relatives of September 11 victims and government officials marked the sixth anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks.

Americans on terrorismupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 12:05:00

CNN's Bill Schneider takes a look at new poll numbers on the war on terror, six years after the attacks on 9/11.

Poll: Few Americans think U.S. is winning war on terrorupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 12:05:00

Six years after the worst terror attacks on U.S. soil, three in 10 Americans believe the United States and its allies are winning the global war on terror -- one of the main justifications cited by the Bush administration for the war in Iraq.

Time.com: Britain Versus the Bomb Plottersupdated: Sat Jun 30 2007 14:25:00

After dismantling two car bombs in central London, British authorities search for the conspirators.

Video simulates 9/11 attacksupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 04:52:00

A computer simulation of the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center, posted on the Web site YouTube by Purdue University researchers, shows how hijacked planes crashed through the twin towers, stripping fireproofing materials from the steel columns and eventually leading to their collapse.

New York: 9/11 toxins caused deathupdated: Thu May 24 2007 10:20:00

A woman who died of lung disease five months after the September 11, 2001 attacks has been added to the medical examiner's list of attack victims.

CNNMoney: Private funds eyed for WTC siteupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 06:31:00

The government agency that owns the World Trade Center site is trying to attract private equity or hedge funds into investing in the $3 billion replacement Freedom Tower, according to a published report.

Pataki: Why we remember 9/11updated: Sun Sep 10 2006 12:46:00

The attacks of September 11, 2001, reshaped the face of the nation and the course of history. Our lives and the lives of those to come -- not just here in New York or the United States, but around the globe -- have changed forever.

Memos: NYC told Ground Zero air was unsafeupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 21:26:00

The city allowed people to return to Manhattan after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers even though officials were told the air was not yet safe, according to an internal memo from a New York City Health Department official.

Your e-mails: Are we ready?updated: Fri Aug 11 2006 09:08:00

"World Trade Center," a feature film about the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York's twin towers, opens in theaters this week. We asked our readers if movie audiences are ready for a film about that day. Here is a selection of your responses, some of which have been edited:

EW review: An honorable 'World Trade Center'updated: Wed Aug 09 2006 07:46:00

Five years later, the rawness of the horror of September 11, 2001, has never gone away.

Jury hears 1993 WTC attack lawsuitupdated: Tue Sep 27 2005 17:55:00

After 12 years of legal delays, a jury this week began hearing arguments about whether the owners of the World Trade Center should be held liable for the 1993 terrorist attack on the fallen landmark.

Freedom Tower to be redesignedupdated: Wed May 04 2005 19:47:00

The proposed tallest building in the world, meant to take the place of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, will be redesigned, New York Gov. George Pataki said Wednesday.

Identification of 9/11 remains comes to an endupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 23:55:00

Saying it has exhausted all DNA technology, the New York City Medical Examiner has halted the process of identifying human remains from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site.

Surviving WTC restaurant staff starting new eateryupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 07:49:00

Workers from the Windows on the World restaurant atop the World Trade Center have signed a lease to create the city's first employee-run restaurant -- only a walk from ground zero.

Verdict favors World Trade Center leaseholderupdated: Mon Dec 06 2004 19:38:00

Real estate developer Larry Silverstein, who envisions replacing all the commercial office space destroyed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, won a court victory Monday that may help him do so.

CNNMoney: 9/11 compensation tops $38 billionupdated: Tue Nov 09 2004 09:20:00

Victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including individuals killed or seriously injured and individuals and businesses impacted by the strikes, have received at least $38.1 billion in compensation, a study said Tuesday, with New York businesses receiving 62 percent of the total.

Skyscraper reaches milestone at WTC siteupdated: Thu Oct 21 2004 10:33:00

The steel frame of the first skyscraper to replace one of the seven Lower Manhattan buildings destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was completed Thursday.

9/11 panel report: 'We must act'updated: Thu Jul 22 2004 03:32:00

The chairman of the panel investigating the attacks of September 11, 2001, said his commission found that the "United States government was simply not active enough in combating the terrorist threat before 9/11."

New York lays cornerstone for Freedom Towerupdated: Sun Jul 04 2004 06:43:00

In an emotional ceremony Sunday, New York laid the cornerstone for the new Freedom Tower, promising it will reclaim the city's skyline, altered after the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001.

Panel: U.S. unprepared 'in every respect' on 9/11updated: Thu Jun 17 2004 01:40:00

The independent commission investigating the September 11 attacks completed its public hearings Thursday by concluding that U.S. officials were unprepared "in every respect" to stop the suicide hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people.

9/11 panel focuses on rescue effortsupdated: Tue May 18 2004 21:41:00

One day after former New York fire and police department officials drew criticism over communication problems that plagued rescue efforts during the World Trade Center attacks, the boss of both agencies is set to face the 9/11 commission Wednesday.

CNNMoney: WTC groundbreaking set for July 4updated: Wed May 05 2004 12:01:00

Groundbreaking for the tallest building in the world, to rise from the ashes of the World Trade Center site, will take place July 4, Gov. George Pataki announced Wednesday.

Jury: No double payout for WTC leaseholderupdated: Mon May 03 2004 22:52:00

A federal jury delivered a decisive setback Monday to World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein in his dispute with his largest insurer for the twin towers toppled in the attacks of September 11, 2001.

WTC registry tracks health of thousands after 9/11updated: Wed Mar 03 2004 08:53:00

More than 25,000 people have signed up for a registry measuring the long-term health effects of the 9/11 attacks in New York, the city's health department said.

Victims' families renew request for 9/11 recordsupdated: Wed Jan 14 2004 18:29:00

Families of victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attack said Wednesday they will go back to court to find out more about the final hours of their relatives' lives on September 11, 2001.

Revised WTC memorial plan unveiledupdated: Wed Jan 14 2004 09:12:00

Plans for the redesigned World Trade Center memorial went public Wednesday when the architect unveiled his changes to "Reflecting Absence."

Fortune: Insurance After 9/11 In the property and casualty business, terrorism is an evolving crisis--and an opportunity.updated: Mon Jun 10 2002 00:01:00

For commercial property and casualty insurers, the World Trade Center disaster was what actuaries call an "extreme event." Insured losses are still unknowable, but they are estimated at $30 billion...

Fortune: Finally, Some Protection For Insurance Investorsupdated: Mon Feb 04 2002 00:01:00

Property-casualty insurers haven't given investors much cover in recent years. A brutal price war gripped the industry for most of the past decade, destroying margins and pounding stocks. Then came...

Money Magazine: Value Judgments Do companies exist only to make money for shareholders?updated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

I don't know about your company, but at mine we've been hearing a lot about values lately. The talk has come in the wake of the attack on the World Trade Center--an act that, among its many other c...

Fortune: The Lease of Their Woesupdated: Mon Nov 12 2001 00:01:00

One of the strangest twists to the Sept. 11 tragedy is starting to unwind. It turns out that former World Trade Center occupants may still be obligated to pay rent on their office space. Language i...

FSB: Out of Control One entrepreneur's struggle to make sense of it all.updated: Thu Nov 01 2001 00:01:00

Entrepreneurs just adore change. They devour adversity. They embrace chaos. Everyone knows that. About 18 months ago, when C. Jane Smith described her business to me, she spoke in terms of being "f...

FSB: The Post-WTC Economy: How Long A Slump? The fallout is severe, but there are signs that entrepreneurs may be more resilient thanupdated: Thu Nov 01 2001 00:01:00

At the beginning of September, with the economy showing signs of weakness, Paul Neuman, founder of Neuman & Bogdonoff caterers in Manhattan, was bracing for a tough winter. No big deal. "We have a ...

Money Magazine: How Strong Is The Safety Net? Here's a look at how insurers will shoulder the burden for the largest disaster the industry has eupdated: Thu Nov 01 2001 00:01:00

The insurance industry wasn't the direct target of the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, but it might as well have been. First, there were the lost lives and business disruptions inflicted on insurers,...

Fortune: Fear Along The Firewall America's computer databases and satellite navigation systems are vulnerable to attack.updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

One of the first moves in America's new war on terrorism took place Sept. 5, six days before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The target: a Richardson, Texas, company called ...

Fortune: The Numbersupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

We won't sugarcoat this. The FORTUNE Business Confidence Index continued to plummet this month, hitting -11 and tying an all-time low set in the fall of 1982. No doubt the recent terrorist attacks ...

Fortune: Companies Fall In Love--With Themselvesupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

At least one group of investors seems to be showing some faith in stocks: companies that issue the stuff. As the market has plummeted, the number of stock buybacks announced has surged. In the two ...

Fortune: Bioterror Is In The Air The U.S. has failed thus far to fully address the most insidious threat.updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

For Tim and Barb Steier, the owners of a crop-dusting business in Blue Earth, Minn., the first aftershock of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks came on the following Saturday. While watchi...

Fortune: News From Another Ageupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

It might be hard to remember, but there actually was news before the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11. For this edition of the Hype Index, we've torn ourselves away from the disaster coverage...

Fortune: The Mourning Afterupdated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

The commuter trains are running on schedule, and after two full days of looking at the carnage and at the courage of the people who live and work in this city, I am once again doing my extremely un...

Fortune: Rebuilding Wall Street Colleagues have died; infrastructure is gone; storied buildings will never be used again. Here's Wall Strupdated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

No one understands better than Peter DaPuzzo the combination of talented people, sophisticated systems, and cult bonding required to build a successful Wall Street trading firm. DaPuzzo, a trim, 60...

Fortune: Casualties Of Warupdated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

When terrorists struck New York City and Washington, D.C., in September, business people were on the frontlines. As a nation, we will struggle to properly memorialize the thousands who have perishe...

Fortune: 9.11.01updated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

The phrase "enemies of capitalism" is one the post-war generations grew up with, but even during the bitterest of the Cold War years it never seemed to be much more than an ideological handle, a co...

Fortune: The $30 Billion Explosionupdated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

For insurers, the only certain outcome of the World Trade Center catastrophe will be massive claims, endless litigation--and a price tag that could reach $30 billion, a number that would far exceed...

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