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Watch Jon Stewart Crash Colbert’s Monologue to Plea for 9/11 First Responders

It’s no secret that Jon Stewart is basically the man who launched the career of the Late Show host Stephen Colbert back in his Comedy Central days. …

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Think About It: A visit to Ground Zero

"September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us." - Senator Lamar AlexanderJust about twice a year when our family from …

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Paris Attack Victims Remembered at 9/11 Memorial

Hundreds of people gathered at Ground Zero to pay tribute to the victims

Hundreds of people gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Monday for a somber ceremony honoring the victims of the Paris attacks.

Some mourners held small French flags, while others placed blue, white and red …


Paris Terror Victims to Be Honored at National September 11 Memorial Site

A vigil honoring the victims of the attacks in Paris, and the first responders who came to their aid, will be staged Monday afternoon at the 9/11 memorial site in New York.

The gathering would be in tribute to those killed and injured as well as emergency crews "who confronted terror and tragedy …


Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Makes an Emotional Visit to 9/11 Memorial


Yellow Roses at 9/11 Memorial Honor Military Veterans Killed in Attacks

Yellow roses adorn the 9/11 Memorial site on Wednesday honoring Veterans Day.

The flowers are placed on the monument where the names of military …

Veterans honored at 9/11 Memorial

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On Nov. 11, yellow roses like these will be …

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Two Women Who Lost Loved Ones During 9/11 Come Together to Train for New York City Marathon: 'We Formed a Friendship'

As two friends prepare for the race of their lives, they have much more than the finish line on their minds.

Josephine Smith and Theresa Giammona are training together for the New York City Marathon in November, but it's not just their dedication to running that they have in common – they both lost …


O’Hara’s, Ground Zero Pub Where Memories Are a Badge of Honor

Of the approximately 2,750 people who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, 343 were New York City firefighters. The F.D.N.Y. Memorial Wall on Greenwich Street, across from where the twin towers stood, commemorates them. One block south, at 120 Cedar Street, O’Hara’s Restaurant and Pub, …

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Fallen NYPD Officer Randolph Holder remembered in 9/11 memorial tribute

Slain NYPD Officer Randolph Holder was remembered in a moment of silence Thursday afternoon when police officers at the World Trade Center laid …

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Merkel Visits 9/11 Site, Will Fly Memorial Flag

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the 9/11 site Saturday and received a World Trade Center memorial flag that she said would fly at the German …

Pope Francis Talks About 'Palpable' Grief at 9/11 Memorial

Pope Francis arrived today at the site of the Sept. 11 terror attacks for what was called a "multi-religious gathering."

He was far from the only …

In a solemn gathering at the 9/11 Memorial, Pope Francis prayed Friday with leaders of several faiths and called for reconciliation, peace and justice in the New York region and throughout the world.

In a solemn gathering at the 9/11 Memorial, Pope Francis prayed Friday with leaders of several faiths and called for reconciliation, peace and …

Lottery Ticket Winners Look Forward To Pope's Interfaith Service At 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When Pope Francis visits the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Friday, members of the 9/11 community will be joining …

Teens Who Grew Up After Sept. 11 Give Tours At Memorial Museum

The National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum trains a small group of high school students to give tours to their families and friends. But all of these tour guides were children when the Twin Towers fell.



You probably know exactly where you were when the September 11 attacks …


Jon Stewart calls for US to fund 9/11 rescue workers' healthcare permanently

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart is attempting to use his star power to shame Congress into permanently renewing a bill that provides health benefits to tens of thousands of first responders and rescuers who worked at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

In …

Landscapes of 9/11: Memorial Museum Showcases Photography of Rutgers Alumnus | Media Relations

As countless lenses were pointed in every direction throughout New York City following the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jonathan C. Hyman had a …

Alice Greenwald: The Woman Writing the History of 9/11

This OZY encore was originally published on the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in 2014. Since its opening last year, the

Where is Pope Francis? A schedule of his U.S. visit

Pope Francis will till tour many churches and the 9/11 memorial during his first visit to the U.S. VPC

Where in the states is Pontifice Francisco?

Pope Francis began his visit to the USA on Tuesday and plans visits to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. Whether you want to catch a …

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Postcards 9/11 memorial: A solemn tribute

7:58 p.m.: The Tottenville High School performers plays Taps to end the ceremony.

Deputy Borough President Ed Burke thanks everybody for …

After 14 years, 9/11 memories still sear the heart

Outside Ground Zero on the 14th anniversary was a mix of locals and tourists looking to pay their respects. They shared their memories of that day with USA TODAY and spoke of how reflections change as time passes. Video by Michael Monday

NEW YORK — It still sears the heart. And the memories still …

Thousands gather in NYC for 9/11 memorial

Rosemary Cain held a large sign emblazoned with a picture of her late son, FDNY firefighter George "Georgie" Cain, as she recounted his simple joys …

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9/11 victims' families return to Ground Zero 14 years later

Fourteen years later, it doesn’t get any easier.

A sad parade of husbands, wives, kids, parents and siblings returned Friday to Ground Zero on the …

New York Today: A Day to Remember

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Good morning on this somber Friday.

Today is the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

Events are scheduled throughout the day and across the city to pay tribute to those who died and honor the emergency workers.

At the National September 11 Memorial & Museum downtown, a …

Bretagne, The Last Living 9/11 Service Dog, Gets A 16th Birthday Celebration

Get ready to feel reeeeeally sentimental, especially if you love dogs. This Friday marks 14 years since the 9/11 attacks, where so many people were killed and so many first responders put their own lives at risk in order to save others. Some of those responders were not human, but canine — over 300 …


10 Years After London Bombings, Warnings of a Greater Threat

LONDON — As Britain mourned the 52 civilians killed 10 years ago in its most devastating terrorist attacks, government officials warned on Tuesday that the threat of terrorism had only increased, though its nature has shifted.

Four suicide bombers linked to Al Qaeda detonated explosives on a London …

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Will 9/11 site in New York become national memorial?

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur introduced legislation Thursday to enable the federal government to help fund the National September 11 Memorial …


Why there's Ground Zero steel in West Point class rings

When graduates of West Point’s Class of 2016 go into their years of service as officers of the Army, they will be wearing something no other cadets …