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People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Museum Responds To Gift Shop Criticism

National September 11 Memorial Museum officials say victims’ families will continue to be consulted regarding merchandise on sale in its gift shop.

05/29/2014

An image of one of the original World Trade Center Towers is displayed in the window of the 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion during the dedication ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Museum at ground zero on May 15, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Museum Gift Shop Draws The Ire Of Many: ‘It’s A Disgrace’

There is a debate brewing over whether it’s appropriate for the 9/11 museum gift shop to sell souvenirs at the exact spot where thousands of people died.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum as an image of Welles Crowther, known as "the man in the red bandanna," is displayed behind him on May 15, 2014. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors WTC Hero Known As ‘Man In The Red Bandanna’

President Barack Obama honored the memory of a young man who saved others before losing his own life at the World Trade Center.

05/15/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo at the dedication of the national September 11th Memorial Museum on May 15, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / POOL)

9/11 Ceremony Scraps ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ Song After Christie Remarks

A last-minute change avoided what could have been an uncomfortable moment in the Sept. 11 museum dedication ceremony: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie followed by “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

05/15/2014

A damaged phone booth is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum (credit: Jin Lee)

President Obama To Attend Sept. 11 Museum Dedication Ceremony

The steel and glass museum houses more than 10,000 artifacts, 23,000 photographs, 1,900 oral histories and 500 hours of film and video. It opens to the public May 21.

05/14/2014

Mothers of 9/11 victims protest decision to house unidentified remains underground in the museum, May 8, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Blast ‘Greedy,’ ‘Disrespectful’ Decision To Store Unidentified Remains Underground In Museum

The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum will house the remains at bedrock level of the World Trade Center site. Some families have labeled that plan as disrespectful and want an above-ground entombment on the Memorial Plaza.

05/08/2014

National Sept. 11 Museum, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

7-Minute ‘Rise Of Al Qaeda’ Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes Controversy

Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.

04/24/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Under Way In Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, an imam from Kuwait, delivered fiery videotaped sermons in Arabic that were intended to drive “more men to al Qaeda and its mission. Al Qaeda needed these young men to be its next generation of terrorists.”

03/24/2014

Remnants of the Twin Towers at the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

Report: Plan In Place To Move Unidentified Victims’ Remains To 9/11 Museum

The 9/11 Museum is preparing to receive the remains of unidentified victims of the attack on the World Trade Center, according to a published report.

03/23/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Defense Opens In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law; Judge To Rule If KSM Testimony Can Be Used

A pair of FBI agents were the first witnesses called by the defense on Monday. The agents testified that they first met Sulaiman Abu Ghaith a year ago on the tarmac in Jordan as he stood beside the plane that would fly him to New York to stand trial.

03/17/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Osama bin Laden sitting between his Egyptian lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahri (L) and Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of his al-Qaeda network, in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorism Expert Testifies In Trial Of Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The government’s charge that he provided material support to the terrorist group is based on the fact that when Osama bin Laden summoned him on the very day of the attacks to videotape a speech that would let the world know al Qaeda was responsible, he agreed.

03/14/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Agent Who Questioned Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Testifies In Terrorism Trial

FBI Special Agent Michael Butsch was the chief interviewer to question Sulaiman Abu Ghaith aboard a flight to the United States after his arrest in Turkey a year ago.

03/13/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Admitted Shoe Bomb Plotter Testifies In Bin Laden Son-In-Law’s Terrorism Trial

Saajid Badat, a 34-year-old United Kingdom resident, is expected to testify all day Tuesday by video hookup from London. He refuses to testify in the United States because he faces terrorism charges in Boston that could send him to prison for life.

03/11/2014

World Trade Center Cross (file/credit: Mark Lennihan-Pool/Getty Images)

American Atheists Work To Keep WTC Cross Out Of 9/11 Museum

Arguments were heard Thursday in a case brought by an atheist group. The case will need to be decided quickly, as the 9/11 museum is slated on open in May.

03/06/2014