On Tuesday, former Daily Show host and frequent advocate for 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, encouraging representatives to vote on Wednesday to re-up the funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
What can bring together a Republican from farm country and a Democrat from midtown Manhattan? Our 9/11 heroes. On Sept. 11, 2001, 2,997 people were taken from us — killed just for living, working or being in United States.
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart's demeanor on Capitol Hill Tuesday was vastly different from the one his fans were accustomed to seeing on Comedy Central.
The remains of another victim killed at the World Trade Center during the 9/11 terror attacks have been identified, officials said Monday.
New York City has used DNA testing to identify another victim of the Sept. 11 attacks, nearly 18 years after terrorists flew two airliners into the World Trade Center, officials said Monday.
Whenever New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hears of an aircraft hitting a building, the September 11 terror attacks immediately come to mind. Monday was no different, when a helicopter crash-landed on the roof of 787 Seventh Ave. in midtown Manhattan.
The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday.
New York Congressional delegation, including Jerry Nadler, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, along with representatives of the FDNY Firefighters association will give a “major” announcement about the 9/11 victim compensation fund Sunday.
Sept. 11 first responders, emergency workers and civilians suffering from related illnesses and the families of those who have died since the attack are one step closer to knowing they will be compensated for their heroism.
Congressional leaders and FDNY firefighters gathered for a rally in Manhattan Sunday to help first responders who are dealing with 9/11-related illnesses and cancers. The event comes before critical vote on the Never Forget The Heroes Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Their heroism on 9/11 should not be forgotten. More than a half-dozen Capitol Hill lawmakers, including New York’s Democratic Reps.
When the twin towers crumbled on Sept. 11, 2001, emergency personnel swarmed Ground Zero. They were followed by workers who spent nearly a year removing debris and recovering victims’ remains.
A Port Authority police officer known for his dedication and true grit has lost his long bout with a 9/11 related cancer, the agency said Friday.
On Tuesday morning, the NYPD held its Medal Day Ceremony at its lower Manhattan headquarters, with special attention paid to the 47 gold Distinguished Service medal recipients who died from 9/11-related illnesses. Among those attending were family members of Lt.
Forty-seven cops who died of cancer linked to their work at Ground Zero and the Staten Island landfill after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, and three cops who survived a shooting that claimed the life of a sergeant, will be honored at the NYPD’s annual Medal Day ceremony on Tuesday.
Jeremy Glick wasn’t one to give up easily. In elementary school, it was determination that got him to stick with the violin, at least long enough to compose a piece of music good enough for the local symphony orchestra to play.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation's annual stair-climb was held Sunday in lower Manhattan. It's a charity event that has hundreds of people climbing all 102 floors of One World Trade Center. USMC Sgt.
After weeks of training, graduation day was finally here. With a pep in his step, Valor padded across the stage to receive his diploma and then posed for photos. But Valor is no ordinary graduate.
A Staten Island street has been renamed after a decorated fallen member of the NYPD. The corner of Bascom Place and Collfield Avenue is now named after former chief of detectives William Allee.
Every year on Sept. 11, relatives and friends of people killed at the World Trade Center return to the memorial that fills the footprints of the towers. The mayor, even presidential candidates, have joined them as the victims’ names are read.