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.
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.
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.
Police said they found the boy, Sidy Fofana, on the scaffolding outside the 30-story high-rise where he lived in Morris Heights.
The verdict was returned Wednesday for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court in Manhattan.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
A defense attorney made the surprise announcement Wednesday that his client, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, would testify.
At a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected a request by defense lawyers. They’d sought to call Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as a witness at the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.
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.
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.
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.