• Fifteen years on, 9/11 seared into New York history

    Fifteen years on, 9/11 seared into New York history

    New York marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks more resilient, wealthier and more diverse than ever, yet that terrible day is forever seared into its DNA.

    The Al-Qaeda hijackings of September 11, 2001 — the first foreign attack on the US mainland in nearly two centuries — ruptured a sense of safety and plunged the West into wars still being fought today.

    More than 2,750 people were killed when two passenger jets destroyed the Twin Towers, the symbol of New […]