Cynthia Covington

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The End of Tribute in Light: Memorial Goes Dark Forever on 9/12

For the past nine years, two gigantic beams of light have shown over Lower Manhattan—a beacon of loss and hope, a searchlight for something that …

Then and Now: How 9/11 Changed the United States 13 Years Later

As dusk swallowed the day on Oct. 15, 2001, I sat in the cockpit of the Piper Warrior I was planning to fly from Lawrence, Massachusetts, to Sanford, Maine. My plan was to perform "touch and gos," basically maneuvers to practice takeoffs and landings. I had done my weight and balance, checked the …

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This year on the 9/11 anniversary, we are asking you to take to social media and help us remember the day that changed us forever. Visit our Thunderclap page to donate a Facebook status or tweet to help commemorate 9/11.

September 11: Let Us Not Lose Sight of the Significance of the Day

<i>"George Washington would be proud to know that we celebrate his birthday every year with a mattress sale."</i> -- Comedian Robert Klein<p>As a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, I worry about how we will remember that tragic day 50, 100, even 200 years from now.<p>I worry …

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The annual Tribute in Light one night before the 13th anniversary of 9/11. #newyork #newyorkcity @nyc @newyork #1wtc

9/11 Ground Zero search dog still lends a helping paw

Pets<p>Some heroes boast muscle and brawn. Others possess steely nerves and impeccable timing. But this hero is a little different.<p>This one has feathery fur, a sunny smile, a calm nature and — for a dog — an uncanny ability to zero in on the people who need her most. She’s a 15-year-old golden …

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The moon passes through the Tribute in Light in New York before the 13th anniv. #newyork #newyorkcity @nyc @newyork

Those beams of light are big from across the Hudson River. #newyork #newyorkcity #instagramnyc @instagram #igersofny #ig_northamerica #ig_americas #silhouette #TributeInLight

New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks …

11 Before And After Pictures Of 9/11 That Show How New York Recovered From Its Darkest Day

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the attack.

#neverforget #911 #usa #hope #life #faith #love

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

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Day 113-365 9/11

Sunrise at the 9/11 Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park NJ. #newyork #newyorkcity @nyc @newyork #1wtc

With World Trade site largely rebuilt, New York marks September 11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Until a few months ago, the part of New York City where crowds will gather on Thursday morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States had been mostly fenced off to the public.<p>This year, for perhaps the first time since the attacks, a sense of …

Souls Tumbling In The Light

Every year on Sept. 11, this happens ...<p>When it gets dark, New York City turns on 88 7,000-watt xenon light bulbs to produce two powerful beams that shoot up, side by side, to remind us that once upon a time, two towers stood here, and then didn't, and this is how we remember the day they came down …

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

The Statue of Liberty Reopens on July 4, but Don't Expect to Get Inside the Crown

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New York-bound tourists and fourth grade field trips — the "huddled masses" or whatever — can …

The Obama Inauguration in Pictures

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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

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National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Ali Ertrk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two …