September 11 will mark the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 'stop calling it Ground Zero.'
Standard & Poor's index recovers all its losses since stocks hit their 2011 low. Dow stocks within reach of break-even for the year.
New York City is bracing for a storm surge Sunday morning that could be four feet or more above the tides, according to storm surge models. It has evacuated parts of the city and shut down the airport and subways.
Federal and state emergency managers are acting decisively in an attempt to avoid the mistakes of hurricane Katrina in 2005. The result has impacted millions of lives.
Hurricane Irene is forecast to pass very close to the Big Apple this weekend. What would happen if a major hurricane struck New York?
Virginia quake: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook much of Washington, D.C. and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.
President Barack Obama greets guests after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, May 5, 2011.
Bin Laden wives: During the night attack on Osama bin Laden, one of his wives was reportedly used as a human shield to protect bin Laden from US commandos' fire.
A flag is tethered to the WWII infantryman sculpture following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden at the Veterans Memorial on May 2, on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska.
Anonymous but never shy, she spies on New Yorkers in the subway and records their reading habits.