Lawmakers Clash Over Call for Special Panel to Investigate Capitol Assault

The disputes are reminiscent of the fight surrounding the creation of the independent commission that conducted an inquiry into the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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Leslie Robertson, Who Engineered the World Trade Center, Dies at 92

He remained proud of the towers, which stood long enough for thousands to escape on 9/11, but carried with him “a troubled heart.”

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Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia

While the number of troops — about 700 — is small, it is a continuation of President Trump’s efforts to withdraw the United States from what he has described as endless wars.

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Remembering Jim Dwyer

A farewell to the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Times journalist.

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N.Y.C. Remembers 9/11 Amid a Pandemic

The solemn rituals that mark a tragedy that brought New York and the nation to its knees will be altered under the burden of another crisis.

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New York City Marks 9/11 at a Time of Harrowing Loss

As they memorialize a past tragedy, New Yorkers face another profound and deadly crisis that is not yet over.

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What to Watch as Biden Observes 9/11 in NY, and He and Trump Go to Shanksville

Joe Biden will travel to ground zero before heading to Shanksville, Pa., where he and the president will both honor the victims of the hijacked plane that crashed after passengers fought back.

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Charles Cook, Ground Zero Volunteer for Months, Dies at 79

After the planes hit on 9/11, he walked from his home in Harlem, against the tide of people fleeing, to help. After Hurricane Katrina, he lent a hand in New Orleans.

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New York Has Contained the Virus. How Long Can It Last?

The coronavirus has been kept under control in the the state, but it might just be a matter of time before a resurgence.

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Tribute in Lights Will Shine After All, Officials Say

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum had said the display would have to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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9/11 Tribute Lights Won’t Be Projected Into Sky This Year

The decision to cancel the tribute was made because “the health risks during the pandemic were far too great” for the crew of about 40 stagehands and electricians. 

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Financial District and the Battery

With workers in quarantine, the busy neighborhood now feels like a secret backyard for families. Our critic walks with the architect Claire Weisz.

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After the Coronavirus, Don’t Forget the Paramedics

After 9/11, New York left us behind. I fear the same will happen with the coronavirus.

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The Hidden Feats That Built New York’s Towering Skyscrapers

The ingenuity of engineers helped build landmarks like Black Rock and the new supertalls. Our critic takes a virtual tour with Guy Nordenson.

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What Sept. 11 Taught Us About Confronting Catastrophe

Unused emergency gurneys, a defining image from 9/11, have much to tell us today, when there isn’t a bed to spare. A veteran E.R. nurse explains.

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