World Trade Center News

Viewpoint: Leaders Need to Resist Re-Writing Insurance Contract Language

Soon after the attacks on the World Trade Center and other locations on the morning of September 11th, President Bush declared that the atrocities were “an act of war.” That statement prompted a call to me from a friend and …

Officials Urge 9/11 Responders to Enroll With N.Y. Workers’ Comp Board

Elected officials and union activists in New York are urging Sept. 11 responders to sign up for New York worker compensation benefits. They say that those who worked around the World Trade Center site should enroll with the state Workers …

World Trade Center Developer Silverstein’s Suit Dismissed

Real estate developer Larry Silverstein can’t recoup any of the $1.2 billion recovered by World Trade Center insurers in settlements with airlines and airport security companies over the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack that destroyed the office complex, a judge …

New FEMA Flood Maps for New York City Include WTC Site

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released new advisory maps for Manhattan that include the World Trade Center site in the zone seen as most at risk for flooding during a powerful coastal storm. The maps released this week were …

Status of World Trade Center Site, 11 Years Later

Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the new multibillion-dollar World Trade Center once again dominates the lower Manhattan skyline. Hundreds of construction workers are at the 16-acre site every day, and tourists snap thousands of photos of …

Crane Breaks Windows of World Trade Center Tower

The plaza at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City has been evacuated after a crane broke some windows in one of the new World Trade Center skyscrapers. The fire department says no injuries have been reported. About 60 …

Mystery Surrounds Loss of Records, Art on 9/11

Letters written by Helen Keller. Forty-thousand photographic negatives of John F. Kennedy taken by the president’s personal cameraman. Sculptures by Alexander Calder and Auguste Rodin. The 1921 agreement that created the agency that built the World Trade Center. Besides ending …