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A container of World Trade Center steel is seen outside Ground Zero - New York, NY - May 18, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

World Trade Center Steel Headed To Clear Lake, Iowa

A van pulled a ten-foot-long section of World Trade Center steel to Clear Lake, Iowa, where it will be used as part of a sculpture in that city’s new firehouse.

05/18/2011

President Bush and Bob Beckwith at Ground Zero on Sept. 14, 2001 (credit: Paul Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired NYC Firefighter Bob Beckwith Speaks Out On Death Of Bin Laden

Beckwith stood with then-President Bush at Ground Zero three days after the towers collapsed. He watched this week as President Obama announced bin Laden’s death.

05/03/2011

One World Trade Center is seen under construction at Ground Zero - New York, NY - Mar 9, 2011 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

One World Trade Center Staking Its Claim On Lower Manhattan Skyline

When the Twin Towers fell, it was personal for a lot of people. This was their skyline and their city.

04/06/2011

Freedom Tower Artist's Rendering (credit: CBS 2)

Plans Scrapped For Eatery Atop Ground Zero Tower

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said there won’t be a new Windows on the World-type restaurant at 1 World Trade Center. That dining institution sat atop one of the original twin towers prior to the 9/11 terror attacks.

03/08/2011

United Airlines Flight 175 is flown into the South Tower at 9:03 a.m. (credit: CBS)

New NYPD Helicopter Video Of 9/11 Terror Attacks Released

The National Institute of Standards and Technology obtained a NYPD helicopter video showing the moments after the impacts on the north and south towers.

03/07/2011

9/11 Memorial Plaza (Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Memorial To Have Limited Access For Years

It will be years before the millions of people who want to visit the center have unfettered access to the World Trade Center memorial site,the memorial foundation president said.

02/14/2011

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

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11:  Mourners gather around a reflecting pool in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks September 11, 2010 in New York City. Thousands gathered to pay a solemn homage on the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001.  (Photo by David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images)

Nine Years After 9/11, A Day Of Tears And Remembrance

It’s been nine long years, and on Saturday, New York looked back on one of the darkest days in United States history. The traditional 9/11 remembrance ceremony took place just southwest of where the World Trade Center once stood – in Zuccoti Park, where families of the victims gathered.

CBS New York–09/11/2010

Family members at Ground Zero during ceremonies to mark the 9th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.  MANHATTAN, NY  9/11/10 Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger

Unsettled Nation Marks 9/11 With Rituals Of Sorrow

Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, familiar in their sorrow but observed for the first time Saturday in a nation torn over the prospect of a mosque near ground zero and the role of Islam in society.

09/11/2010

Ground zero mosque site (file)

Passions Of The Mosque

When her EMT son went missing in the days after 9/11, Talat Hamdani traveled to Mecca to pray that he was safe — hoping authorities could have thought him a suspect because of his Muslim background and detained him.

08/20/2010

Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

For Many, Mosque Issue Hits Too Close To Home

For the thousands of New Yorkers who live and work around the site that may become home to the propsoed mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero, it’s about much more than talking points.

08/17/2010

Architects stand in Memorial Hall, where remains of unidentified victims of the WTC attacks will be displayed at the new 9/11 museum, set to open in September 2012.

New 9/11 Museum Recalls Best Of Humanity In Face Of Evil

For many New Yorkers, it will become a new place to remember, reflect and pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11.

08/10/2010

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