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National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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  • Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism

     Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism
    Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon? Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...
  • Former NYC firefighter to share memories of 9/11

    New York City firefighter Ron Parker was a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001. His book, "Chiefs, Pawns & Warriors" recounts the harrowing task that he and his compatriots tackled. Parker will be speaking on "Remembering 9/11 – A NYC Firefighter's...
  • Writing on the 9/11 memorial -- graffiti or grief?

    Writing on the 9/11 memorial -- graffiti or grief?
    New York cops have a tricky situation on their hands: What to do, or not do, about the relatives and friends of 9/11 victims who have begun scratching messages into the bronze plaques bearing the names of victims at the new 9/11 memorial. Technically...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum

    NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims

    9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims
    "Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked." The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die. The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...
  • In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget

     In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget
    My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that. When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
  • Remains of unidentified 9/11 victims moved to ground zero

    The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake.  It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...
  • Yevheniy Senchenko lives the experience of a lifetime, but his thoughts are in the Ukraine | With Video

    NEWPORT NEWS — All is peaceful in the tree-lined neighborhood that will be his home for another six weeks. Five thousand miles away, where his family awaits his return, there is uncertainty and fear. Yevheniy Senchenko gathers what he can from...
  • Did the World Trade Center BASE jumpers 'violate' the sacred site?

    Did the World Trade Center BASE jumpers 'violate' the sacred site?
    This week a video emerged online of a man BASE-jumping from the top of New York’s 1 World Trade Center. The video is a lot of things: Thrilling and frightening. Extremely stupid also comes to mind. Yet another way of looking at it is as a grave...
  • 9/11 museum in New York set to open May 21

    9/11 museum in New York set to open May 21
    Officials with the  National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York announced Monday that they have set opening day as May 21. The memorial portion of the site opened in 2011 on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The new opening...
  • Does 'Miracle Cross' belong at 9/11 museum in New York?

    Does 'Miracle Cross' belong at 9/11 museum in New York?
    When they were discovered at the Ground Zero site shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the steel beams forming the shape of a cross were regarded by many as a divine sign and they quickly became a rallying symbol for many aid and rescue workers in...