Ground Zero


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The point on the ground either where an atomic bomb has touched down or the point directly below its most intense effect in terms of heat and radiation.

Vox populi The site of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City
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TRIBUTE TO VICTIMS David and Samantha Cameron at the Ground Zero memorial in New York with Charles Wolf, right, who lost his British wife Katherine during the attacks and the city's mayor Michael Bloomberg
The debate over the future of Ground Zero reveals how many individuals do not believe that places of death should necessarily be overt reminders of that fact.
Larry Silverstein, whose company owns the lease on the site, told theournal: 'Clearly, it has different meaning to different people, but Ihink most New Yorkers stopped calling it Ground Zero some time ago.round Zero is a reference for yesterday, but World Trade Center is te reference for tomorrow.
However, if the people behind the building of the mosque at Ground Zero are really attempting to unify people and different religions, as some claim, I suggest that they make a point of saying they have every right to build their mosque at Ground Zero, but if so many are opposed to that site, would someone suggest a site that would be acceptable?
But mosque planner denies rumor that he has agreed to move project from Ground Zero [ABC News]
The Ground Zero site offers a unique opportunity to show -- with cutting-edge interactivity, design and exhibits -- that Osama bin Laden is not a part of Islam.
Workers last week began installing the first few steel columns for the tower, the tallest one planned for Ground Zero. Twenty-four columns will be installed in all come fall.
RELATIVES of those who died in the September 11 terror attacks gathered near Ground Zero to remember the 2,749 people who were killed at the World Trade Center six years ago.
RELATIVES of those who died in the September 11 terror attacks gathered near Ground Zero yesterday to remember the 2,749 people who were killed at the World Trade Center site six years ago.
Six years on to the day, emergency services workers and members of the public recount their stories of desperately trying to find loved ones and survivors on Ground Zero.
The suit charges that the captive has used public funds, intended to compensate Ground Zero workers for claims arising out of the debris removal process, for "unauthorized and unlawful" purposes.