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  • NY arts world commemorates Sept. 11 in music, film

    "Boy, this is a great city," says Woody Allen, lounging on a park bench that overlooks Manhattan's East River and the 59th Street Bridge. "I don't care what anybody says. It's really a knockout, you know?"

  • Construction of the One World Trade Center continues Sept. 1, 2011, at ground zero in New York. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Hole in the heart of New York

    There are devastating reminders of what took place Sept. 11, 2001, the most prominent being the holes where the original towers once stood. Today, 10 years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, ground zero is a jumble.

  • Yankees hold ceremony to mark 9/11 anniversary

    Mariano Rivera remembers being home that day on what started out as a beautiful morning. His mother-in-law was watching the news and he heard her screaming: The first plane had hit the World Trade Center. Then he saw the second one do the same.

  • Former Jets reflect on impact of 9/11 attacks

    The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde's mind.

  • With a model of New York in the foreground, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks to reporters after touring the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

    Panetta: Threat of another 9/11 is real

    After a decade of war with al Qaeda, the potential for another devastating terrorist assault "remains very real," Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Tuesday following a somber visit to ground zero of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

  • Internet archive shows Sept. 11 coverage

    For many in New York and Washington, Sept. 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event.

  • WTC studies find no big jump in cancer, deaths

    Two major medical studies have failed to find significant increases in deaths or cancer among people exposed to dust from the World Trade Center.

Michael Pappalardi (center) and Pasquale Deodata (right) join a walkout of concrete laborers outside One World Trade Center on Tuesday. The union has been without a contract since July 1. Work on a Sept. 11 memorial remains on track.

    No slowdown at Trade Center site

    About 200 laborers stood down from their jobs for a second day Tuesday at the World Trade Center site, although the owner said the work stoppage had a minimal impact on the site's transit hub and signature skyscraper, and no impact on the memorial.

  • **FILE** President Obama lays a wreath at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at Ground Zero in New York on May 5, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Obamas to visit attack sites on 9/11

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend ceremonies at the Pentagon, at the Manhattan site of the Twin Towers and in rural Pennsylvania to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the White House announced Tuesday.

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