| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:39 AM
NEW YORK -- A panel of building experts on Tuesday anointed New York’s new World Trade Center tower the nation’s tallest skyscraper, accepting its spire as part of a design that makes it 1,776 feet high and that knocks Chicago’s Willis...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public.
The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time.
Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below.
The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Famous Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez spoke Monday at a public meeting at Miami-Dade College’s Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. The stop was part of a world tour the writer is taking that included a visit to Washington D.C. over the weekend and a...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
When a major retrospective of Moshe Safdie's work opens at the Skirball Cultural Center next month, visitors to the museum near the top of the Sepulveda Pass won't just get to see the architect's designs in the form of models and sketches under glass....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in France with an aerial photo of tracks left by skiers in the French alps. Recent snowfalls have encouraged skiers to hit the slopes and the Val d'Isere authorities have opened certain slopes early. In...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez plans to meet with members of Congress next week – Tuesday, March 19 — while on a world tour that includes a stop in Miami. But she may tell...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Wild fires burn in Camarillo and Banning; a look at Wednesday's May Day rallies in Los Angeles (more photos) and Seattle, where clashes erupted; the final piece of the new spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade...