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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

Construction of One World Trade Center is seen at Ground Zero from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jan 10, 2011 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Work Continues At Ground Zero

The toxic Deutsche Bank building’s demolition is nearing completion and construction of One World Trade Center is moving along.

01/10/2011

Emergency workers are seen in the vicinity of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health Bill

It isn’t just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.

12/24/2010

Construction is seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Greek Orthodox Church Sues PA Over Rebuilding Promise

A Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 is taking legal action against the agency that owns ground zero, saying it’s reneged on a promise to rebuild the church.

12/07/2010

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Most 9/11 Responders Settle Suits Over WTC Dust

More than 95 percent of workers who sued after being exposed to the toxic dust at Ground Zero have joined a legal settlement that will pay them at least $625 million.

CBS New York–11/19/2010

Construction is seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Hudson River Leak Contained Near WTC Site

There were no reports of structural damage or utility, transit or traffic problems.

11/05/2010

Robert Beddia, Joseph Graffagnino (File)

Judge Sustains Charges In Deutsche Bank Fire

Three construction company figures have lost their bid to get a judge to dismiss a manslaughter case in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a contaminated ground zero tower.

10/22/2010

A worker searches through the debris field from the south tower of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Mar 7, 2002 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Supreme Court Rejects 9/11 Families’ Appeal

The relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks have lost their bid to get proper burial for material taken from the WTC site because it could contain the ashes of victims.

10/04/2010

Ground zero mosque

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

Ground zero mosque

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

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Wife: Imam Fixing N.J. Buildings

The wife of the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero said repairs were under way.

09/18/2010

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NJ Senator: Koran Burner Shouldn’t Lose His Job

A NJ Transit worker was fired from his job after he burned pages of the Koran on his day off. While most say the burning was an intolerant act, some are questioning whether his constitutional rights were violated.

09/15/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

N.J. Mayor: Ground Zero Mosque Imam Is A Slumlord

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has some new issues to deal with. Some of the apartments in the buildings Rauf owns are allegedly riddled with bed bugs and have safety hazards.

09/14/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (credit: Getty Images)

Imam: Mosque Site Not Sacred Ground

It was clear from the speech he gave at the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday that Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf intended to cast himself as a moderate Muslim and a proud New Yorker.

CBS 2–09/13/2010

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