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People line up to enter the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 21, 2014, the first day the museum has opened to the public. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum Opens To The Public

The new museum, which was officially dedicated last week, features prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes.

05/21/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

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

Texting 911 (credit: CBS 2)

911 Text Technology Coming By Year’s End Under Federal Statute

The text 911 technology rolled out Thursday in several upstate New York counties and will soon arrive closer to home.

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

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

Families of some 9/11 victims protested the placement of remains inside of a museum at the 9/11 memorial. (Credit Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Move Of Unidentified Remains To National September 11 Memorial Museum Draws Protest

The unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center have returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy Saturday morning.

05/10/2014

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

Police say 9-year-old Sidy Fofana was found dead on top of scaffolding outside a high-rise where he lived in the Bronx on April 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Falls To His Death From Bronx Building

Police said they found the boy, Sidy Fofana, on the scaffolding outside the 30-story high-rise where he lived in Morris Heights.

04/24/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (left), as the verdict is read at his terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 26, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Convicted At NYC Terror Trial

The verdict was returned Wednesday for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court in Manhattan.

03/26/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Day 1 Of Deliberations End Without Verdict In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning after federal Judge Lewis Kaplan read the law that will guide them toward a verdict in the case of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.

03/25/2014

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

A look at the rescue and recovery exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (credit: Jin Lee)

9/11 Memorial Museum To Open In May

The long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21.

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

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

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