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#Ground Zero

# ground-zero - Last year 2021

Larry Donnelly: 9-11 sparked a global war on terror that ended with American isolationism
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Larry Donnelly: 9-11 sparked a global war on terror that ended with American isolationism

Sep 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,264 Views 28 Comments

Our columnist looks back at the events of September 11 and the impact that day on the world.

Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later
# September 11
# September 11

Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later

Sep 9th 2021, 2:38 PM 32,400 Views 16 Comments

Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts centre and a church are still unfinished at the site.

# ground-zero - All time

Eighteen years after the attacks, people are dying from 9/11 cancers
# New York
# New York

Eighteen years after the attacks, people are dying from 9/11 cancers

Sep 11th 2019, 6:21 AM 54,089 Views 88 Comments

The 9/11 attacks released unprecedented amounts of chemicals into the air.

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon
# Ground Zero
# Ground Zero

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

Mar 31st 2017, 10:53 PM 89,459 Views 187 Comments

The photos show the mass destruction at the site.

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home
# Raising The Flag
# Raising The Flag

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,075 Views 104 Comments

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

Woman finally finds owner of wedding photo found at Ground Zero, 13 years on
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From The Daily Edge
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Woman finally finds owner of wedding photo found at Ground Zero, 13 years on

Sep 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 33,913 Views 34 Comments

Elizabeth Stringer Keefe has searched for the people in the photo on the 11 September, every year since the attacks.

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center

Aug 9th 2014, 12:34 PM 21,809 Views 38 Comments

Archaeologists say it was built from same wood used to build Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero
# World Trade Centre
# World Trade Centre

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero

May 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 32,011 Views 47 Comments

Families of those who died on the day criticised the move.

Pic: Incredible image of escalator being lifted to new World Trade Center
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

Pic: Incredible image of escalator being lifted to new World Trade Center

Dec 18th 2012, 1:00 PM 49,990 Views 37 Comments

We feel sick.

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary
# 9/11
# 9/11

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Sep 11th 2012, 6:24 PM 4,594 Views 35 Comments

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

Video: Six men stand under atomic test... and walk away unharmed
# Brave/Stupid
From The Daily Edge
# Brave/Stupid

Video: Six men stand under atomic test... and walk away unharmed

Jul 20th 2012, 2:04 PM 621 Views 3 Comments

One man said it was a “wonderful thrill” to stand at Ground Zero and watch a nuclear explosion (people enjoyed different things in 1957).

Toy grenade sparks evacuation of building near Ground Zero
# Security Scare
# Security Scare

Toy grenade sparks evacuation of building near Ground Zero

Apr 12th 2012, 9:33 PM 5,124 Views 16 Comments

A fake explosive was intercepted by mailroom staff – mounted on a plaque that read “Complaint department: Take a number”.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 11th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,602 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
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# 9/11

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,244 Views 9 Comments

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero
# 9/11
# 9/11

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 4:22 PM 3,222 Views 10 Comments

Simon performed an emotional tribute at Ground Zero in New York today.

9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials

Sep 6th 2011, 7:00 AM 660 Views 3 Comments

Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
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# 9/11

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say

Sep 4th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,869 Views 8 Comments

Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.

Gallery: Powerful new photos show aftermath of 9/11 attacks
# September 11
# September 11

Gallery: Powerful new photos show aftermath of 9/11 attacks

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:09 PM 3,240 Views 18 Comments

Photographer Nicola McClean was in New York as the twin towers fell – and these previously unseen images show the devastation.

FOX News Facebook page hit with threats after atheist interview
# Fox News
# Fox News

FOX News Facebook page hit with threats after atheist interview

Aug 9th 2011, 6:26 PM 3,512 Views 67 Comments

American Atheists are opposing a cross-shaped structure at the Ground Zero memorial in New York.

Strauss-Kahn out of prison and into luxury apartment building near ground zero
# Strauss-Kahn
# Strauss-Kahn

Strauss-Kahn out of prison and into luxury apartment building near ground zero

May 21st 2011, 8:10 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

The former IMF chief will temporarily stay at an apartment block near the site of the 9/11 attacks and the former home of disgraced financier Bernie Madoff but neighbours there don’t seem too pleased about his arrival.

Barack Obama to visit Ground Zero to remember 9/11 victims
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# 9/11

Barack Obama to visit Ground Zero to remember 9/11 victims

May 5th 2011, 7:43 AM 427 Views 0 Comments

The president will lay wreath at the the former site of the World Trade Centre but will not be making a speech. It comes as he announced that photos of Osama Bin Laden will not be released.

'Ground Zero mosque' protests get messy
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

'Ground Zero mosque' protests get messy

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:04 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrators round on a black passer-by assuming him to be a Muslim in favour of the mosque.

Rival protests held over 'Ground Zero mosque'
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

Rival protests held over 'Ground Zero mosque'

Aug 23rd 2010, 12:58 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

Opponents and supports of the plans to build an Islamic cultural centre in Manhattan take to the streets.

'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'

Aug 19th 2010, 8:15 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

How can an old coat factory cause so much conflict in one of the world’s biggest cities?

Obama defends Ground Zero mosque
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

Obama defends Ground Zero mosque

Aug 14th 2010, 11:53 AM 253 Views 0 Comments

President weighs in on controversial plan near 9/11 site.

Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead

Aug 4th 2010, 9:08 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

Commission dismisses claims that the building would be insensitive to 9/11 victims.