Topic: One World Trade Center
When One World Trade Center opens, it will be the world's third-largest skyscraper, but only because an architectural council chose to include the summit needle in the height.
WTC spire hoisted: Construction workers applauded as the upright spire began heading skyward at midday Thursday on its way to the roof.
The New York Fire Department and the owner of 1 World Trade Center give conflicting accounts of a report of fire Wednesday at the building, which is under construction at the site of the 9/11 attacks.
Obama's visit to New York Thursday isn't only about the fundraiser hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker. He and the first lady will also be at One World Trade Center, which replaces the twin towers that fell on 9/11.