Tag: One world trade center

Thousands Gather For Anniversary Of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Monday is the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with commemoration ceremonies scheduled at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, and in the field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where a fourth hijacked airliner crashed into a field. Vice President Mike Pence is heading to Shanksville, Defense Secretary James Mattis…

2,518 Cancer Cases In 9/11 Workers

Some 2,518 ground zero workers and responders are now suffering from cancer, a massive jump from the 1,140 cases reported last year. Firefighters, cops, EMTs, sanitation workers, and volunteers from the World Trade Center site are all included in this tally. Many of the people suffering from ground zero-related diseases have filed claims with the…

TIME takes 360-degree image from atop 1 World Trade Center

In a new website feature, TIME magazine provided a panoramic view of New York City, taken from the top of 1 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. β€œWhen you step out onto that platform for the first time, it’s just like you can see the whole world up there,” Jonathan Woods, TIME’s senior photo and…

Cheers Erupt As Spire Tops One World Trade Center

A crane lifted the last of a 408-foot tall spire on top of One World Trade Center on Friday, a capstone to an emotional 12-year effort to replace the towers destroyed by terrorists. Photo: Skyline of lower Manhattan seen from Jersey City, New Jersey (Anne Thompson / NBC News) today.com

Spire Lifted To Roof Of One World Trade Center

A spire adorned with an American flag has been lifted to the roof of One World Trade Center. It will eventually be raised and make the building soar to a symbolic 1,776 feet. Construction workers and onlookers applauded as the spire, which will serve as a world-class broadcast antenna, was lifted by crane to a…