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Mattress company is really sorry about this horrible 9/11 ad
HOUSTON — The owner of mattress company in Texas has apologized for a “tasteless” advertisement promoting a 9/11 anniversary sale featuring a woman screaming as two towers of mattresses fall to the ground. Miracle Mattress owner Mike Bonanno apologized Thursday, saying the online ad was produced without his knowledge by employees in San Antonio. The...
695 points by New York Post | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan 7 World Trade Center World Trade Center site Empire State Building
Mattress store yanks reviled ad spoofing 9/11
Miracle Mattress says its "intentions were not to hurt anyone at all."       
3400 points by USA Today | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan 7 World Trade Center World Trade Center site Empire State Building
Near ground zero, a memorial for 9/11 ... with Guinness on tap
After the first plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center, O’Hara’s Restaurant and Pub filled up quickly with the commodity traders who flooded in from the doomed building, taking refuge in the neighborhood tavern. They had no idea what was to come. “Nobody was really sure what was going...
596 points by Los Angeles Times | World Trade Center New York City Lower Manhattan Empire State Building Port Authority of New York and New Jersey American Airlines Flight 11 Certified first responder September 11 attacks
Ground Zero flag back in NYC after 15 years
On September 11, 2001, amid the burning ashes of the World Trade Center, three New York City firefighters hoisted a small American flag removed from a nearby yacht. It was 5 p.m. on a day that would radically change the course of history.
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9/11 remembered

-1 points by The Detroit News | World Trade Center September 11 attacks New York City Lower Manhattan New York City Fire Department Manhattan September 11 Empire State Building
9/11 commemoration at New Jersey high school features the flags of victims
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, students at Cedar Grove High School in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, will install, for the second consecutive year, 2,977 flags on the school's front lawn — one for each person who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center. The flags will ...
381 points by The Washington Times | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan High school 7 World Trade Center Al-Qaeda Victim Empire State Building
Controversial 9/11 Coke display in Walmart removed

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Walmart builds tasteless 9/11 tribute display with packs of Coke
Tasteless and tone deaf. A Walmart in Panama City Beach hosted a sale display with cases of soda shaped like the World Trade Center with an American flag behind.
2005 points by Daily News | World Trade Center Soft drink Twitter September 11 attacks Coca-Cola The Two Towers Empire State Building English-language films
Portsmouth to hold memorial service marking 9/11 anniversary
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The city of Portsmouth is planning to hold a memorial service outside police headquarters and city hall to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on America. The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2cnkZJK ) the service honoring the memory of the fallen heroes and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | World Trade Center New York City Lower Manhattan American Airlines Flight 11 September 11 attacks United Airlines Flight 175 Empire State Building Boeing 767
1 World Trade Center Gains Popularity in the Pantheon of New York Kitsch
On postcards and other merchandise, the Manhattan skyscraper is approaching the ubiquity the twin towers used to have in popular depictions of the city.
375 points by The New York Times | World Trade Center New York City Manhattan Empire State Building Chrysler Building Lower Manhattan Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Jersey City New Jersey
9/11 Memorial with misspelled names finally fixed
NEW CITY, N.Y. - Clarkstown's memorial to local residents who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center has stood in front ...       
9 points by USA Today | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Empire State Building Lower Manhattan 7 World Trade Center Minoru Yamasaki New York City Attack!
Jeanne Gang 'just a little bit' proud of world's tallest woman-designed skyscraper
Chicago may have long ago lost its claim to be home to the world's tallest skyscraper — but its skyline will soon be able to claim a new superlative all of its own. When completed, the 98-story riverfront Vista tower will be the tallest building on the planet designed by a woman-owned firm, according...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Willis Tower Skyscraper Burj Khalifa Taipei 101 John Hancock Center CN Tower Empire State Building
Elmhurst mom recalls birth of first-born on 9/11
Jill Turkoglu knows all about what happened on Sept. 11, 2001. The Elmhurst mother of three is well-aware it is a day that will remain etched in U.S. history for the terrorist attacks that resulted in more than 3,000 deaths and brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan Empire State Building 7 World Trade Center Childbirth 2005 singles 2001
For Earth Hour — don't turn off, plug in. Here's why
There are plenty of ways to support the planet, like calling lawmakers and donating to causes.        
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Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life
NEW YORK (AP) — For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks. Now that Congress has…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan United Arab Emirates New York City 2001 7 World Trade Center Empire State Building
Michigan Avenue through the years
      
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Fire breaks out on set of Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron film
A staged fire got out of hand early Sunday morning on the set of Hugh Jackman‘s latest movie The Greatest Showman  — and about 100 firefighters reportedly raced to the scene to put it out.A rep for movie studio 20th Century Fox told PEOPLE in a statement: “There was a small fire on the set of The Greatest Showman. The fire was quickly contained and no one was injured. The main cast had already wrapped when the fire occurred.”
-2 points by Boston Herald | 20th Century Fox Brooklyn Brooklyn Navy Yard News Corporation Empire State Building Zac Efron New York City Fire hydrant
Powerful, fast-moving snowstorm pounding Northeast
BOSTON (AP) — A powerful, fast-moving storm swept into the Northeast on Thursday with the potential for more than a foot of snow along the heavily populated Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor, making for a slippery commute and giving millions of people weather…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New York City New Jersey World Trade Center United States Jersey City New Jersey Empire State Building Blizzard Wind
13 surprising facts about the soon-to-close Waldorf Astoria
Part history lesson, part dream-like fantasy, part luxurious indulgence, the Waldorf Astoria (from $250/night) is an iconic New York institution. But in a city where the only constant is change, we can’t expect hotels — even legendary ones — to be an exception. This twin-towered goliath shuts down March 1 for at least two years...
499 points by New York Post | Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Waldorf salad Herbert Hoover Oscar Tschirky Astor family Empire State Building Salad Douglas MacArthur
De Blasio wants New Yorkers to just stay away from Trump Tower
Fifth Avenue will not be closed permanently as part of heightened security measures outside of Trump Tower, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said Friday. “[We are] not closing Fifth Avenue on any kind of permanent basis,” he said. “No wholesale closures of Fifth Avenue are planned.” Mayor de Blasio called the security situation “an unprecedented challenge,”...
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Chicago's skyline to be sold in LEGO set
Chicago's towering skyline is shrinking. The city's iconic landmarks, which provide the sprawling backdrop for major city events including the Taste of Chicago and Lollapalooza, can soon be built in miniature using Lego bricks. Lego will introduce a 444-piece Chicago skyline set for $39.99 as part...
9365 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Trump International Hotel and Tower John Hancock Center Willis Tower Skyscraper New York City Empire State Building World Trade Center
‘Trump’ to be dumped from NY signs as building company shows ‘neutrality’
The president-elect’s name is to be dropped from three Manhattan apartment buildings owned by a private company amid petitions from residents who called on their landlord to ‘Dump the Trump’ name. Read Full Article at RT.com
68 points by Russia Today | New York City Donald Trump Trump Tower Trump Organization Donald Trump Jr. Contract Sam Zell Empire State Building
Army sergeant clips Port Authority cop with her car
An Army sergeant stationed at the World Trade Center struck a Port Authority cop with her car when officers wouldn’t let her turn around in the Lincoln Tunnel, according to sources. Amber Johnson, 30, drove her Chevrolet CZT into the Manhattan side of the Lincoln Tunnel at about 7 pm on Sunday. She told officers...
45 points by New York Post | Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Manhattan New York City World Trade Center Empire State Building Lower Manhattan Lincoln Tunnel Port Authority Trans-Hudson
The secret restaurant with the best view of NYC
The city’s most inspiring, high-altitude dining experience hides in plain sight on the 20th-floor terrace of a hotel you’ve probably never heard of — and with a view that will thrill your heart. The View of the World Terrace Club is an indoor-outdoor restaurant atop the Club Quarters Hotel, at 140 Washington St., a minute’s...
183 points by New York Post | New York City Manhattan Donald Trump Empire State Building Wall Street World Trade Center Chrysler Building Lower Manhattan
Molly Ringwald Sells East Village Walk-Up to Polish Prince
SELLER: Molly Ringwald LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $1,700,000 SIZE: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: After just two months on the open market actress and chanteuse Molly Ringwald sold her fourth-floor walk-up apartment in a plummy pocket of New York City’s East Village for $1.7 million. Property records are vague as to when... Read more »
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De Blasio honors WTC restaurant workers who died on 9/11
Mayor de Blasio honored the workers who died at Windows on the World on 9/11 and called the survivors an example of the city's resilience.
207 points by Daily News | World Trade Center September 11 attacks New York City World Trade Center site Minimum wage Lower Manhattan Empire State Building American Airlines Flight 11
In 9/11 TV interview, Trump focused on his '40 Wall Street' tower
In the interview, Trump was already focused on what the horrific attack meant for his real estate empire.
2034 points by Daily News | World Trade Center Manhattan Wall Street Empire State Building Donald Trump New York City 40 Wall Street Lower Manhattan
On 9/11, Trump noted that he now owned the financial district's tallest building
"When they built the World Trade Center, it became known as the second-tallest, and now it's the tallest," Trump said the day of the attacks.
2677 points by The Washington Post | September 11 attacks Empire State Building Manhattan World Trade Center New York City Wall Street Lower Manhattan Chrysler Building
Firefighters climb Red Rocks stairs to commemorate those lost on 9/11
Many of the firefighters wore their bunker gear and carried air packs, flashlights and other equipment that those who died that day would have been hauling up the building's stairs, adding about 60 pounds to their climbs.
103 points by The Denver Post | World Trade Center September 11 attacks New York City Manhattan Lower Manhattan Empire State Building New York City Fire Department Port Authority Trans-Hudson
A look back: Nation reels in new face of war
Fifteen years ago in one cruel morning, any notion of America being invincible was buried in the rubble        
-1 points by The Detroit News | World Trade Center New York City Empire State Building World War II First World Second World God Bless America Attack
Matt Dallek: Trump’s dystopia & NYC nightmares
New York, a cosmopolitan bastion of social progress, has also bred quintessentially American fears, which have fueled Trump's White House run.
18 points by Daily News | New York City Mayor of New York City United States LaGuardia Airport Manhattan Los Angeles Empire State Building London
Spontaneous New York-New York 9/11 shrine lives on at UNLV as historical collection
In a climate-controlled storage room at the heart of UNLV’s Lied Library, a historic collection of sympathy and solidarity fills 491 boxes. Lift the lid on any one of them, and 9/11 comes pouring out as though the past 15 years never happened.
313 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York City Statue of Liberty World Trade Center Las Vegas Strip New York Lower Manhattan Empire State Building
On 15th anniversary of 9/11, 'the grief never goes away'
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday, with victims' relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still felt as immediate to them as it was indelible for the nation.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | September 11 attacks World Trade Center Hillary Rodham Clinton United 93 Bill Clinton Donald Trump Empire State Building American Airlines Flight 11
On 9/11 anniversary, 'the grief never goes away'
The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday, with victims' relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still felt as immediate to them as it was indelible for the nation. Hundreds of victims' family members, survivors and dignitaries gathered at ground zero under an overcast...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | September 11 attacks New York City World Trade Center Lower Manhattan World Trade Center site Manhattan Al-Qaeda Empire State Building
NYPD band marches in lower Manhattan to begin 9/11 rememberance
The NYPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums led a lower Manhattan memorial procession which included Mayor de Blasio.
33 points by Daily News | World Trade Center New York City Lower Manhattan Manhattan Battery Park City September 11 attacks Empire State Building Wall Street
Bachelor party tries sex-doll selifes at 9/11 Memorial
It was a really bad place for a bachelor party pit stop.
522 points by Daily News | World Trade Center Lower Manhattan September 11 attacks Manhattan New York City Empire State Building 7 World Trade Center New York City Fire Department
EXCLUSIVE: Trump didn't get post-9/11 funds for helping people
Donald Trump’s 9/11 cleanup effort was more about sweeping up cash than helping New Yorkers.
10796 points by Daily News | World Trade Center Donald Trump 40 Wall Street Manhattan Empire State Building Lower Manhattan Wall Street The Apprentice
After 15 years, last artifacts of 9/11 have been given away
NEW YORK (AP) - Behind the barbed wire, the white minivan's busted windows and crumpled roof hint at its story. But forklifted to this windblown spot on the John F. Kennedy International Airport tarmac, between a decommissioned 727 and an aircraft hangar, it's doubtful passing drivers notice it at all. ...
2 points by The Washington Times | September 11 attacks World Trade Center Lower Manhattan New York City Fire Department 7 World Trade Center Al-Qaeda Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Empire State Building
The day the US changed
It has been 15 years since the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and the Pennsylvania countryside were struck by hijacked passenger planes.
317 points by | New York City World Trade Center Empire State Building Lower Manhattan New York City Fire Department Port Authority Trans-Hudson September 11 attacks 2001
9/11 anniversary ceremony set at central valley fire station
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue will honor those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks in a ceremony Sunday morning, and the public is invited to …
37 points by Las Vegas Sun | New York City World Trade Center Empire State Building Lower Manhattan Collapse of the World Trade Center Port Authority Trans-Hudson Las Vegas Nevada Minoru Yamasaki
9/11 anniversary: Why so many visit the WTC site
Columnist David McKay Wilson revisits the 9/11 site, stopping at the tourist attractions and the 9/11 memorial         
57 points by Arizona Republic | World Trade Center New York City September 11 attacks Manhattan Lower Manhattan New Jersey World Trade Center site Empire State Building
Since 9/11, NYC skyline has only grown taller
INTERACTIVE: Click to launch a 3D interactive look at how the post-9/11 building boom reshaped the Manhattan skyline         
2 points by Arizona Republic | New York City World Trade Center Skyscraper Manhattan Empire State Building Chrysler Building Lower Manhattan New Jersey
Since 9/11, New York City's skyline has only grown taller
PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — When Felise Berman decided to buy her first house 20 years ago, her cousin, a real estate agent, suggested a listing ...       
5539 points by USA Today | New York City World Trade Center Skyscraper Manhattan Empire State Building Chrysler Building Lower Manhattan New Jersey
9/11 survivors continue battling long-term health effects
They survived the deadliest day in New York City history — but they’re still feeling the devastating toll it took on their health 15 years later. The city Health Department released on Friday new findings from the World Trade Center Health Registry that illustrate the long-term physical and mental effects that 9/11 survivors and recovery...
4171 points by New York Post | September 11 attacks New York City World Trade Center Lower Manhattan World Trade Center site Empire State Building Staten Island 7 World Trade Center
Corn maze created in Lockport to remember Sept. 11 attack
Paul and Kaity Siegel did not want Sept. 11, 2001, to be forgotten.While others might hang a plaque or get a tattoo, the Siegels created a corn maze in Lockport to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania."I remember where I was...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Family World Trade Center Pumpkin Fest New York City September 11 attacks Pumpkin Empire State Building Jack-o'-lantern
Texas mattress store apologizes for ‘tasteless’ ad mocking 9/11
A Texas mattress store that used bedding to stage a mock collapse of New York City’s Twin Towers in an ad for a Sept. 11 sale has come under a barrage of protests that described it as a tasteless pitch and called for the business to go bankrupt.
101 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | World Trade Center September 11 attacks New York City Al-Qaeda Lower Manhattan September 11 The Pentagon Empire State Building
Train station becomes unlikely symbol of healing after 9/11 attacks

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