On September 11, 2001 New York City and indeed the world saw one of the most extreme displays of hatred. Militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda flew two Boeing 767s into the towers of the World Trade Center resulting in an unprecedented display of death and destruction. Close to 3,000 people died in the World Trade Center including 343 firefighters and paramedics, 23 NYPD officers and 37 Port Authority officers. On this 14th anniversary of that frightful day, we bring you a special edition of Link25. This is Link 25 (156) – Never Forget September 11 Special Edition.
Obama Marks Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks With Moment Of Silence
The flag at the White House flew at half staff as three bells tolled to mark the anniversary of the attack.
After the moment of silence, Obama tweeted about the attacks: (Click on the title to read the full article).
Homo Naledi Found in South Africa May Be Humanity's "Missing Link"
Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of ancient human, the science journal eLife reported Thursday.
Archeologists unearthed the skeletal remains of what is being called Homo naledi within a burial chamber of the country’s Rising Star cave system. “Representing at least 15 individuals with most skeletal elements repeated multiple times, this is the largest (Click the title to read the full article)
Fox Just Bought National Geographic
It was announced yesterday that 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society are creating a for-profit, commercial company that will encompass all National Geographic properties, including its magazines, websites and television channels. Fox will own 73% of this new company.
The National Geographic Society has existed since 1888 and has always been a non-profit institution. It is world-renowned for its journalism and its (Click on the article to read the full story).
On the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, a Look at the Evolving Architecture of the World Trade Center
On the 14th anniversary of 9/11, people around the globe will be taking a moment to look back, remembering the victims and their loved ones. Just as the lives of many were changed forever that day, the architectural landscape of New York was also irrevocably altered. The task of repairing and rebuilding the heart of Manhattan began over a decade ago, and the World Trade Center site now looks (click the title to read the full article).
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