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Interpreting the Last Column: The Cigar Guys Stickers

<b>Interpreting the Last Column:</b> <i>In this series, 9/11 Memorial & Museum exhibitions staff share the stories behind the markings and tributes placed on</i> …

When to say it’s ‘terrorism’?

Calling an event terrorism or a person a terrorist is not the sole preserve of the authorities, but professional journalists need to take care with these labels<p>Soon after midnight last Monday a van hit pedestrians outside Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park, London, near a mosque from which …

Terrorism

Los Angeles gets new tallest skyscraper

The 73-storey Wilshire Grand Centre building has a huge spire that brings its height to 1,100 feet to top the nearby US Bank Tower by more than 80 …

Architecture

Trump Breaks Two-Decade Tradition, Skips Ramadan Dinner Celebration At White House

The year after Islamic terrorists bombed the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001, killing more than 3,000 people, President George W. Bush …

Conservative POV

One WTC, Empire State Building will be lit up to celebrate NYC Pride

Streets along the NYC Pride parade route and surrounding the Stonewall National Monument will also be decorated this weekend<p>A few of New York City’s most important structures will be lit up this weekend in honor of Pride.<p>Governor Cuomo’s office has announced that One World Trade Center’s spire and …

LGBTQ

Why Do People Believe Conspiracy Theories?

Some widely held conspiracy theories seem so absurd on their face that you wonder how they ever gained any traction: All the Jewish people who worked …

Conspiracies

Telemundo 47 is first station to broadcast from One World Trade Center since 9/11

The Spanish language network Telemundo 47 began broadcasting from the top of One World Trade Center this morning, the first time a television signal …

Radio

NY governor's 9/11 worker pardon unlikely to spark a trend

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York governor's pardon of a World Trade Center disaster worker fighting deportation to Colombia after a drug conviction is the latest example of politicians trying to rescue individuals from their immigration problems, but the mixed and unpredictable results make it unlikely …

Immigration

Afghanistan: Taliban leader wants US and NATO troops out

The Taliban head in Afghanistan has issued a statement demanding US and NATO troops get out of the country. But he also indicated that constructive …

World News

Kemper System Answers Towering Challenge In New York

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR cold liquid applied membrane has been used as the waterproofing system for the tallest building in the Western …

‘Devastating’ survey shows huge loss of Israel support among Jewish college students

More than a decade ago, a diverse focus group of Americans was asked to describe a typical Italian house. Words like “lush, food, cooking, maternal, …

Israel

Mafia soldier's prison term restored despite Oklahoma City bombing tip

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court restored the 40-year prison sentence of a former Mafia soldier whose term had been cut by 10 years after he revealed a cache of explosives hidden in the former home of a 1995 Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator.<p>The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in …

Crime

Former Chicago architecture student says firm stole One World Trade Center design

A Georgia architect is suing the designers of the One World Trade Center tower in New York City, alleging the firm copied a building design he made years ago as a graduate student in Chicago.<p>One World Trade Center, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and built on the site of the fallen twin …

Chicago

A farmers market returns to World Trade Center for the first time since 9/11

A farmers market has returned to World Trade Center!<p>Greenmarket opened yesterday at Oculus Plaza and will be around every Tuesday from 7am–7pm …

New York City

Artist WhisBe Brings His Vandal Gummy Series to New York’s 4 World Trade Center Building

WhisBe and the journey of the gummy bears to 4 WTC was recently shot for an upcoming Vice News segment.<p>Workers en route to Time Inc., Condé Nast and …

Street Art

Qatar Accuses UAE Of Supporting 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks As Gulf Crisis Deepens

The Gulf state hit back at its former allies as economic blockade continues.

Middle East

N.J. To Honor Outgoing Port Authority Commissioner Who Clashed With Cuomo

Kenneth Lipper served New York for four years. Yet on Thursday, it will be New Jersey’s Senate that honors his tenure as a commissioner on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.<p>There will be no such send-off from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the man who appointed him.<p>Mr. Lipper, 76 years …

Andrew Cuomo

New York outlaws child marriage under 17

NEW YORK, United States --- New York, the fourth most populous state in America, updated antiquated legislation on Tuesday to outlaw children as …

Philippines

World Trade Center Farmers Market Returns after 15 Years

Returning to the World Trade Center site after more than 15 years, GrowNYC’s Greenmarket opened today at the Oculus Plaza at Fulton and Church …

How safe from fire are high rise buildings?

The death toll in last week’s Grenfell Tower fire has reached 79 people. The exact cause of the blaze that consumed the retrofitted tower in London’s …

Construction

First Greenmarket Returns to World Trade Center Since 9/11 at Oculus Plaza

Today, the World Trade Center Greenmarket makes a triumphant downtown return with its first market since the attacks of 9/11 now located at the …

Mandate drug and alcohol testing at construction sites

The chorus of voices pushing for construction safety in New York is getting louder than ever—and that is a good thing. Industry members, union …

One World Trade Center design was stolen, architect claims

A Georgia-based architect says the ​prominent architectural firm behind One World Trade Center ripped off a design he created as a graduate student​ ​in 1999.<p>Jeehoon Park sued architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Manhattan federal court ​Wednesday ​for unspecified damages, saying the …

Architecture

9/11 recovery worker from Queens targeted by ICE for deportation

Immigration authorities want him removed over a 30-year-old criminal case.

Immigration

'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life's data

NEW YORK (AP) — Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.<p>Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the …

Technology

Penn renovation opens | Time layoffs | Yoko gets her due

<b>Special delivery</b><br>The West End Concourse connecting the former Farley Post Office to Penn Station opened June 15, giving commuters access to LIRR …

Yoko Ono

This Camping Startup Is Like Airbnb For Sleeping Under The Stars

Want to go camping but don’t have the equipment? Tentrr is part-rental service, part-campsite manufacturer.<p>July 4th is fast approaching. For many, it will be the first chance of the summer to escape the hot, crowded city. In theory, camping is a cheap, low-maintenance option for total seclusion. …

Camping

London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

LONDON (AP) — The devastating fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it destroyed much of the DNA evidence needed to identify its victims.<p>As firefighters keep searching the charred ruins of the Grenfell Tower public housing complex with sniffer dogs and drones, …

World News

9/11 still killing as retired cop, firefighter die of cancers

Two more first responders have died of 9/11-related cancers, officials said Friday.

New York City

Need a shuttle? A beer? A break? A few tips for navigating Sail Boston.

As you surely know by now, the largest tall ship regatta in the world is making a six-day stop in Boston. The festivities kick-off on Saturday as the …

Boston