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Safety Rises in Post-9/11 Buildings With Fresh Ways to Get Down

What’s the first thing we learn about evacuating tall buildings? Use the stairs, not the elevators, right? But in the post-September 11th era, engineers, government regulators and skyscraper safety experts have reevaluated that conventional wisdom. 1,053 more words

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New York City shines in solidarity with and sympathy of France

NYC shines in solidarity with Paris as World Trade Center dons colors of French flag. The Empire State Building, meanwhile, darkened in sympathy.

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