NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts showed “inexcusable self-indulgence” by parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower, a judge said Tuesday in declining to toss out the felony case against them. 608 more words
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WATCH ABOVE: Window washer describes the feeling of dangling from scaffolding at One World Trade Center.
NEW YORK – The two World Trade Center window washers whose crippled scaffold dangled for hours from the nation’s highest building are ready to speak about their life-or-death drama. 207 more words
Did anyone else find the juxtaposition of the two top news stories today weird?
A scientific satellite that was launched ten years ago over 300 million miles into space, with the seemingly absurd intention of landing it on a 2.5 mile wide comet hurtling through space at over 34,000 miles per hour successfully touched down on the comet’s icy surface without sustaining damage. 129 more words
Firefighers recused two window washers who became suspended 69 stories above Lower Manhattan while working at the newly completed 1 World Trade Center.
The workers, who were harnessed to the scaffolding of the window-washing equipment, were uninjured, according to authorities. 209 more words