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  • One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.

    One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.
    One World Trade Center in New York has been named the tallest building in the U.S., displacing the Willis Tower in Chicago. The ruling was announced on Tuesday by the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69
    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection

    Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection
    Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
  • One World Trade Center tower declared highest in U.S.

    NEW YORK — Building experts declared New York's new World Trade Center tower the highest skyscraper in the country Tuesday, knocking Chicago's Willis Tower from the spot it has held for nearly 40 years and answering the burning question in high-rise...
  • Skyscraper envy

     Skyscraper envy
    One World Trade Center in New York has been officially named the tallest building in the U.S., snagging the title from its rival, the Willis Tower in Chicago. So declared the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat this week. Technically, the roof...
  • Review: 4 World Trade Center as ground zero's reputation-builder

    NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production. The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...
  • World Trade Center security chief resigns amid lapses

    World Trade Center security chief resigns amid lapses
    Parachute jumpers, a 16-year-old daredevil and a sleeping security guard have made the site of the nation's tallest building -- and the nation's worst terrorist attack -- look dangerously easy to breach. On Friday, the security chief for New York City's...
  • Asians at Sands Bethlehem casino 'ride bus to live'

    The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper. Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
  • Shoreline Square trophy tower in Long Beach sold for $102 million

    Shoreline Square trophy tower in Long Beach sold for $102 million
    One of Long Beach’s trophy skyscrapers, Shoreline Square, has been sold for nearly $102 million to a San Diego real estate investment firm. Parallel Capital Partners Inc. bought the 20-story building at 301 E. Ocean Blvd. from Guggenheim Real...
  • Teen charged after climbing to top of World Trade Center spire

    Teen charged after climbing to top of World Trade Center spire
    A New Jersey teenager managed to wiggle through a security fence then make his way past a guard to the spire atop 1 World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, where he took pictures before he was apprehended, officials said Thursday. The boy,...
  • Falling ice shows New Yorkers a dangerous downside of warmer weather

    Falling ice shows New Yorkers a dangerous downside of warmer weather
    NEW YORK -- East Coast residents sick of a long, snowy winter reveled in warmer temperatures that reached 45 degrees in some areas -- until they realized the sky was falling. Well, not the sky, precisely, but it may have seemed that way: Chunks of ice...