For the economy, 9/11 was "the first ripple in a series of uncertainty shocks"

Sep 10, 2021
In two decades since 9/11, lots of things have changed. The constant? Lasting uncertainty.
The Tribute in Light memorial lights up lower Manhattan near One World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2018, in New York City.
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Your office keycard is a pocket-sized legacy of 9/11

Sep 9, 2021
After the 2001 attacks, companies began looking for new ways to make their workers feel safe. Keycards and ID badges took off.
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20 years on, health care claims from 9/11 survivors are increasing

Sep 9, 2021
Many have been diagnosed with cancer. The exposure to toxins from the pulverized buildings "has a really, really long tail," a doctor says.
In 2007, paramedic Marvin Bethea, a first responder on 9/11, displayed the medications he had to take in the aftermath.
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On 9/11, pondering the COVID-19 recovery ahead

Sep 11, 2020
Experts believe New York will be a very different place in the aftermath of the pandemic. One big change: more affordable.
People visit the 9/11 memorial plaza in New York City.
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Lovin' the McDonald's ad – and hatin' it

Jan 12, 2015
McDonald's new advertisement receives a mixed response.

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New thinking to help returning vets navigate urban battlefield

Sep 17, 2013
A new program in New York helps returning vets thrive in the city.

WTC developer continues fight for 9/11 payments

Jul 17, 2013
The developer of the World Trade Center hopes to recover billions of dollars from United, American, Boeing and other aviation companies to pay for WTC's destruction in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Freedom Tower enters crowded New York market to lure broadcaster antennas

May 21, 2013
Before 9/11, many local TV broadcasters transmitted from the World Trade Center. Now, they are being wooed back, but there's competition from other skyscrapers.