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A piece of wreckage believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. (NYPD)

Investigators Probe Area Near World Trade Center After Plane Part Discovery

Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.

04/27/2013

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L.I. Synagogue Cancels Controversial Pamela Geller Speech

A Long Island synagogue has canceled a controversial speech by conservative firebrand Pamela Geller.

04/10/2013

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Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

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Proposed Islamic Center Owners Sue Over Sign

The property owners who want to build an Islamic cultural center and mosque two blocks from ground zero are suing previous owner Burlington Coat Factory.

03/20/2011

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Sides Present Arguments Over Planned NYC Mosque

A group opposed to a planned mosque near Ground Zero has asked a judge to overturn New York City’s decision to withhold landmark status for the building site.

03/16/2011

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Key Backer Of Ground Zero Mosque Takes Lesser Role

The nonprofit group controlled by the developer of the Islamic center said it supported Rauf’s work but needed someone who could spend more time on the nitty-gritty task of building a congregation.

01/15/2011

A rendering of the Park 51 Islamic cultural center - Credit: SOMA Architects

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Gets New Imam

The nonprofit group Park51 announced Friday that it had named a new imam to lead religious programing. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will focus on other initiatives.

01/14/2011

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Emails Reveal NYC Pushed Hard For Mosque Near Ground Zero

Emails reveal that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office worked behind the scenes to help the organizers of a mosque and community center near ground zero.

12/23/2010

Muslim community leaders Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Daisy Khan,  husband and wife, hold an interview on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, in New York.  Both are involved with plans for the proposed Islamic cultural centre near the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Ground Zero Mosque Imam Sees Hope After Fury

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said he hopes to see interfaith centers like the one he plans to include inside the downtown Manhattan Islamic center built all over the world.

12/09/2010

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Critics Furious Mosque Developers Want 9/11 Money

The debate over the proposed mosque and community center at Ground Zero was heating up once more Tuesday.

11/23/2010

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NJ Transit Employee Who Burned Koran Sues Over Firing

Derek Fenton filed a lawsuit Friday seeking reinstatement and monetary damages saying the dismissal violated his constitutional right to free expression.

11/05/2010

The first artist renderings show the honeycomb-like facade of the proposed Islamic center in Lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/SOMA Architects)

Justice Stevens Voices Support For Ground Zero Mosque

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Thursday that Americans should be tolerant of plans to build an Islamic center and mosque near the site of the World Trade Center in New York.

11/04/2010

The first artist renderings show the honeycomb-like facade of the proposed Islamic center in Lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/SOMA Architects)

Artist Renderings Of ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Revealed

The first artist renderings of the proposed Islamic community center near ground zero have been released.

10/02/2010

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Muslim Groups Hold Summit Over NYC Islamic Center

The event was intended to address both the Park51 project and a perceived rise in anti-Muslim sentiments and rhetoric that has accompanied the nationwide debate over the project.

09/19/2010

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Muslim Summit Planned Over Ground Zero Mosque

It wasn’t clear whether the group will emerge with a firm endorsement of the proposed center. The meeting’s primary purpose was to talk about ways to combat religious bigotry.

09/18/2010

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