In firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, high-intensity dust exposure and early symptoms were associated with an increased likelihood of evidence of emphysema, bronchial wall thickening and air trapping on CT scan, according to data presented at the American Thoracic Socie
At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. Six minutes later, the first contingent of New York City firefighters—two ladder and two engine companies—had arrived at the stricken building.
Children who were directly exposed to the 9/11 terrorist attack that occurred in New York City in 2001 have significantly more long-term psychiatric and physical disorders than those who were not directly exposed to this trauma, new research reveals.
In his condemnations of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s remarks about 9/11, President Trump offered his followers the taken-for-granted aphorism: “We will never forget.” Yet, for those of us engaged in scholarship on national security, U.S. racism or U.S.
When September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya saw the ever-growing numbers of people felled by illnesses caused by exposure to the toxic air at the World Trade Center, she had no choice but to reduce the monetary awards, especially with the fund due to expire next
Lt. Bill Ricci knows he will continue to have respiratory problems. He also knows it will be because of 9/11. Ricci, a professional firefighter in Clifton, Passaic County, wasn’t asked to respond to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
The families of 9/11 victims are fighting to have the FBI release the names of Americans who supported Al Qaeda.
The Protecting America's First Responders Act proposed by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has passed unanimously in the Senate. The legislation will change the way the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program calculates the benefits it distributes.
Nichole Gupton lost her fiance, Atlantic City police Officer Kevin Wilkins, eight months before their wedding day.
For nearly two decades, one of the most overlooked and little known arrests made in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks was that of the so-called “High Fivers,” or the “Dancing Israelis.” However, new information released by the FBI on May 7 has brought fresh scrutiny to the possibility tha
The bill to renew the cash-strapped 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is getting a major boost, with the backing of the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), who regularly spars with Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep.
A bill aimed at helping September 11th first responders has passed unanimously in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is one of the co-sponsors of the bill. The legislation will help erase some of the problems first responders and their families face when trying to get federal benefits.
Survivors of the 9/11 attacks and victims' families are demanding answers from the FBI, calling for the release of government documents they claim will reveal a "Saudi Arabian role." Tim Frolich, who worked as an accountant in the World Trade Center's south tower, explained on "Fox and Friends" W
Analysis from attorney and liaison counsel to 9/11 families Andrew J. Maloney on 'Fox & Friends First.' More.
Attorney for the families says that despite repeated efforts, the Department of Justice has refused to release redacted portions of FBI transcripts that could allegedly implicate a Saudi government official; David Lee Miller reports.
Eighteen years later, Mike Nugent can’t forget how a week-long stint at Ground Zero shaped his life. The current special operations chief of Florida’s Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue holds the indelible memories of his work in the rubble of the World Trade Center’s South Tower, pulling the bodies of
The workers who spent their time helping with recovery efforts at ground zero are being commemorated on special-issue transit system MetroCards.
There is new information on the number of police officers who have died from 9/11-related illnesses. As the NYPD pays tribute to them on Friday, there's a renewed push to secure more money for the Victim's Compensation Fund.
The number of people eligible for help under the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is surging, even as the fund is running low on money, according to data released Friday.
Nearly 18 years after 23 NYPD officers died in the collapse of the World Trade Center, 9/11 remains the single biggest killer of officers in the nation's largest police force.