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  • Correction: WTC-Arts Center story

    In a story Jan. 31 about a planned arts center at the World Trade Center site, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., erroneously reported the organization appropriated $99 million for below-ground construction and design. The money is for construction above ground only.


  • "The best way to take care of a family is to put money in the hands of the parents and let them decide what to do," Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick says of the $10 million worth of $1,000 debit cards his company is giving to Superstorm Sandy victims in 19 schools. (Associated Press)

    NYC firm where 658 died on 9/11 helps Sandy families

    The New York City financial services firm that lost the most workers in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 announced that it will "adopt" 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and give a total of $10 million to families with children in those schools.


  • 9/11 cancer study won't settle debate over risks

    The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won't end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause.


  • Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175, which departed from Boston en route for Los Angeles, is shown in a flight path for the South Tower of the World Trade Towers Sept, 11, 2001. The North Tower burns after American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the tower at 8:45 a.m.

    N.Y. judge rejects 9/11 suit against United Airlines

    United Airlines cannot be held responsible for the hijacking of an American Airlines flight and the collapse of a third World Trade Center building after the twin towers fell in the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy'

    This is a scholarly work. When you read it, prepare to focus. It is a valuable reference source, a relatively thin volume of modest page count, but huge in the volume of information. If one undertakes the process of untangling all the propaganda bombarding the West (especially the United States) defining radical Islam as mainstream, clearly documented information is a must.


  • NBC's "Today" host Savannah Guthrie (left) interviews TV personality Kris Jenner of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" on the show in New York on Sept. 11, 2012.  (Associated Press/NBC)

    Kris Jenner: NBC's 'Today' skips 9/11 moment for Kardashian matriarch

    Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner talked about her breast augmentation on NBC's "Today" show at the same time other news outlets were airing the solemn commemoration of the first plane striking New York's World Trade Center 11 years ago.


  • NBC's 'Today' skips 9/11 moment for Kardashian

    While its rivals covered the solemn commemoration of the first plane striking the World Trade Center on Tuesday, NBC's "Today" show aired Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner talking about her breast augmentation.


  • ** FILE ** New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Allan Tannenbaum, Pool)

    At ground zero, can there be a politics-free 9/11?

    The Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero has been stripped of politicians this year. But can it ever be stripped of politics?


  • Silencing politicians at Sept. 11 ceremony

    NEW YORK | The Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero has been stripped of politicians this year. But can it ever be stripped of politics?


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