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Aug 29, 2018

1993 World Trade Center bomber sues over prison faith rights

DENVER (AP) — A Muslim man serving a life sentence for his role in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center wants a judge to determine that federal prison officials violated his religious rights by failing to provide meals strictly conforming to his beliefs and access to an imam of the same denomination. The […]

Sep 11, 2017

US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation’s most scarring days. Thousands of 9/11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on […]

Nov 3, 2014

World Trade Center reopens for business

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business — marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Some staffers of publishing giant Conde Nast began working at 1 World Trade Center on Monday. The 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper dominates the […]

May 16, 2014

Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

NEW YORK (AP) — Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring herself to look at all of it. “I just think it would be a little too overwhelming today,” she said, unsure when she would return. “It’s a lot […]

Jul 18, 2013

Judge blocks Sept. 11 claims against airlines

NEW YORK — The owners of the World Trade Center cannot demand billions of dollars more in insurance money for the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal judge decided Thursday. Judge Alvin Hellerstein ruled after listening to witnesses for the trade center owners and for the airlines linked to the planes that were hijacked in the […]

Sep 9, 2011

Giuliani: Don’t let memories of 9/11 fade

On Sunday, Rudy Giuliani was planning to be where he was exactly 10 years ago — at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center towers. The scene in downtown Manhattan will be less chaotic than it was in 2001 ...

Jan 19, 2011

WTC command will be staffed at 9/11 memorial

NEW YORK CITY — A police command center to secure the area in and around the rebuilt World Trade Center site will be staffed with scores of officers by the time the Sept. 11 memorial opens on the 10th anniversary of the attack ...

Dec 16, 2010

1 WTC, aka Freedom Tower, reaches halfway mark

NEW YORK CITY — Steel construction has reached the halfway point for 1 World Trade Center, the building also known as the Freedom Tower. After years of stalled development, steel at the building ...

Jun 10, 2010

Judge: New 9/11 health pact ‘very good’ deal

NEW YORK CITY — A federal judge signed off on a legal settlement Thursday that could pay as much as $713 million to 9/11 responders exposed to World Trade Center dust, and immediately urged thousands of police ...

May 26, 2010

Bill to help sick responders advances

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A House panel has approved a $5.1 billion program to provide health care for more of the 9/11 first responders and others sickened by toxins emanating from the ruins of the World Trade Center.

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