Airport public areas, like ticket counters and baggage claims, are vulnerable to attack because people can enter them without screening. For example, in 2013, a TSA officer was killed at a security checkpoint in Los Angeles. In 2017, 5 people were killed at a Florida baggage claim.
The Federal Air Marshal Service deploys air marshals to help ensure the security of, and to prevent threats to, civil aviation. We assessed several air marshal workforce issues. Among other things, air marshals have expressed concerns about schedule unpredictability and sleep deprivation.
Government-funded health care is being extended to the families of all New York City municipal workers — not just uniformed personnel like cops and firefighters — who die in the line of duty or from 9/11-related illnesses.
A long-serving capital defense lawyer for one of the five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks asked the judge on Tuesday to be excused from the case, citing his health and other issues, casting doubt on whether the trial can begin as scheduled next year.
After a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the Caribbean, the Navy captain in charge of this remote Pentagon outpost declared a tsunami warning.
Survivors of the 2001 terrorist attack on New York City's World Trade Center who developed PTSD have a lasting risk of premature death, a new study finds.
The former senior executive director of the Pentagon Memorial Fund was appointed executive director of the Friends of the Flight 93 National Memorial.
Director Sara Colangelo’s “Worth,” featured among this year’s Premieres at the Sundance Film Festival, is poised to become one of the Park City fest’s biggest breakouts.
When the C.I.A. strapped down Khalid Shaikh Mohammed at a secret site in Poland in 2003, those inside the cell included a three-man waterboarding team, black-masked guards — and a doctor. The doctor’s stated role was to monitor the health of the detainee.
THE DETAILS of the U.S. government’s descent into torture as an anti-terrorism tactic have been publicly rehearsed many times in the 18-plus years since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The lawyers for the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks today will question the psychologist who designed the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program and who waterboarded their client.
The man seen as the architect of the CIA’s enhanced interrogations program, who personally waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, threatened to cut the throat of the alleged 9/11 mastermind's son if another attack occurred inside the United States.
Sal Esposito became a hero when he rushed to lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 to help as a first responder immediately following the terror attacks on the World Trade Center. Now, he’s on the hunt for a hero of his own.
Five men are facing charges in the United States military tribunal at Guantánamo Bay of aiding the 19 men who hijacked passenger planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001.
On Saturday, February 1, the 9/11 Memorial Museum celebrated the opening of the new special exhibition, K-9 Courage, with a family-friendly K-9 festival. This event drew awareness to the diverse contributions of dogs to the rescue and recovery effort and featured tours of the exhibition.
On the morning of Sept. 11 last year, about two dozen family members of those killed in the terror attacks filed into the White House to visit with President Trump.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will appear in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom this week, more than 18 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks he is alleged to have masterminded and a year before he will finally face a jury.
The expulsion of 21 Saudi pilots training at the Pensacola naval base may signal the beginning of a new attitude towards the desert kingdom, which soon may come under a scrutiny it has never felt from the United States. Buried deep in the massive $1.4 trillion spending bill signed on Dec.
It’s take three for 2 World Trade Center: The New York Post reports that developer Larry Silverstein has scrapped Bjarke Ingels Group’s 2015 design for the unbuilt skyscraper, and will instead go back to working with Foster + Partners to produce a new design for the building.
Four decades ago, William Daugherty, a former CIA operative, was held hostage in Iran for 444 days. His wait for the financial compensation policymakers had promised him will now be a lot longer than that.