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Review: Tunnel to Towers honors fallen firefighter killed on September 11 Special

New York - On September 30, the annual Tunnel to Towers Race was held in New York City in honor of fall New York City firefighter Stephen Siller, who lost his life on 9/11.

Dragon Con sci-fi fans trigger 9/11 controversy

Atlanta - Two attendees at the sci-fi convention Dragon Con in Georgia this weekend caused controversy by arriving dressed up as the twin towers of the former World Trade Center in New York.

Aftermath of 9/11: One World Trade Center opens today in New York

The building being called one of "the most secure office building in America" officially opened its doors today. One World Trade Center, which replaces the Twin Towers destroyed 13 plus years ago, now stands over the grand city of New York.

Students apologise for Twin Towers 9/11 party costumes

Chester - Two 19-year-old students from the University of Chester apologised for dressing up for Halloween as the 9/11 burning Twin Towers, where more than 2,700 people lost their lives.

Op-Ed: 9/11 a day of tribute, and remembering the importance of living

Minneapolis - Like Pearl Harbor, it's a day that will live in infamy. Thousands were lost and countless families never even got a chance to say goodbye.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay - Neighbors helping neighbors, heroes of 9/11

New York - When American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 slammed into the World Trade Center on 9/11, New Yorkers and the world stood in shock. After the initial chaos and shock was over, first responders and everyday citizens sprang into action.

Op-Ed: 9/11 'Truth' — The Triumph of Lunacy over Reason

New York - The 9/11 Truth Movement is surely one of the most bizarre phenomena to have appeared in the 21st Century, a cult of high ignorance presided over by men and women of learning.

9/11 — A day of honoring and remembering those we lost Special

As the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, individuals and communities prepare to observe the occasion in a variety of ways.

Op-Ed: Top Missouri Democrat endorses 9/11 idiocy

Jefferson City - A leading Asian-American Missouri Democratic activist has endorsed some of the more extreme lunacy of 9/11 Truth. Don't expect him to win the nomination.

Op-Ed: A challenge from a 9/11 Truth crank

New York - On American Independence Day, your humble correspondent received a challenge from one of those sorely misguided people known as 9/11 Truthers - or conspiracy cranks for short.

Renowned actor Ed Asner speaks out at premiere of new 9/11 movie Special

Los Angeles - Veteran actor Ed Asner has walked the red carpet at the premieres of countless Hollywood films, but this time he took the podium to support the producers of a controversial new documentary that challenges the official 9/11 story.

Building Stories With Instagram Special

New York - Instagram, the popular iPhone and Android app, has inspired budding photographers to shoot and share their work, in real time. John de Guzman has built a massive following on the mobile platform by blending creativity, community, and business acumen.

Op-Ed: 9/11 Truth – its ‘reliable’ sources and proponents

9/11 Truthers insist the US Government is lying about the September 2001 atrocities, but how do their own witnesses and self-styled truth-seekers stack up?

Op-Ed: 9/11 Truth – another loony has his say

Englishman Michael Adams is one of the world’s strongest chess players; his American namesake is a grandmaster of self-deception.

Op-Ed: Seven big lies of the 9/11 Truth Movement

The 9/11 Truth Movement is one of the most remarkable such movements of our age; sadly, it has a hard core of people who refuse to accept prosaic facts and continue to postulate outrageous nonsense.

Op-Ed: 9/11 - A Personal Perspective

I find it difficult to believe it has been ten years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It is one of those events that have never left the news, nor should it. Sunday marked the tenth anniversary of the atrocity.

Op-Ed: The ugly face of the 9/11 Truth Movement

Toronto - David Ray Griffin is the elder statesman of the 9/11 Truth Movement; he comes across as a benevolent, well spoken academic, but a close examination of his rhetoric reveals otherwise.

Op-Ed: September 11 — A Personal Reflection Special

Ten years after the events of September 11th, I reflect on the tragedy and how it has affected me and the way that I live my life.

Op-Ed: Reflections on 9/11 by a former federal government employee Special

In 2001, I worked in Washington, DC, lived in Virginia in an area known as Pentagon City, and visited Ground Zero, and I recall moments from each of those aspects of my life beginning just before September 11, 2001.

The Twins of the Twin Towers

New York - This is another BBC Television documentary about the day the world changed, about those who survived, and those who didn’t.

Op-Ed: September 11 — Terror attacks that changed our world

On September 11 this year it will have been 10 years since the horrific attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. The attacks had a significant impact on me, they changed me and they changed the world.

Op-Ed: How I coped with September 11, 2001

It has been a decade since the dreadful day that changed the lives of the people of the United States forever. Our nation was surprisingly attacked by terrorists with a death wish.

Digital Journal launches online project to commemorate 9/11

Digital Journal today announced several news and social media channels to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Digital Journal invites everyone around the world to submit stories, comments, photos and video to commemorate 9/11.

The man who ran a 10-year peace camp in centre of London is dead

A peace campaigner who camped in London’s Parliament Square for almost ten years in protest at US and UK foreign policy has died after a battle with lung cancer.

Religious leaders soft-pedal on celebrating death of Bin Laden

Religious leaders have reacted more soberly to the reported assassination of Osama Bin Laden, with one saying that to rejoice in his death “carries an irony that I hope will not be lost on us.”

Video: Chilling new NYPD footage released of 9/11 from above

New York - Unseen footage of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre have been released. The footage taken from an NYPD helicopter shows a close-up of the towers' roofs as smoke billowed out from the building below.

Op-Ed: George W. Bush Switzerland trip cancellation and 9/11 legacy

New York - George W. Bush recently cancelled a trip to Switzerland because of potential legal action. How easy it is to forget yesterday when you are standing in today.

Saskatchewan Party apologizes for Twin Towers pig roast flyer

The Premier and Environment Minister for the Canadian province of Saskatchewan have apologized for any offense caused by a flyer, advertising a pig roast, that features an image of the Twin Towers burning in New York City on 9/11.

Op-Ed: Does No 'Freedom Tower' Name Symbolize What We Have Become?

The symbol, at its most basic level, transcends the rational mind because it contains the most ancient of meanings and codes, lost to modern awareness, yet still acting upon the collective consciousness.

Green Party Candidate Calls Attack on Twin Towers Beautiful

Kevin Potvin Green Party candidate Vancouver made remarks in 2002.
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The 9/11 memorial allows both contemplation and connection.
The 9/11 memorial allows both contemplation and connection.
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Two beams of light represent the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center during the 2004 memori...
Two beams of light represent the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center during the 2004 memorial of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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Ground Zero (left) as it looked in September 2005.
Ground Zero (left) as it looked in September 2005.
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A makeshift cross (as it looked in 2005) is made from burnt steel collected from the rubble of the collapsed Twin Towers in Ground Zero.
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Media launch: Tour of Duty Ride across America – commemoration of Sept 11.
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