As first responders were desperately trying to recover survivors from the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001, Lieutenant Heather “Lucky” Penney was prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice for her country by flying her unarmed F-16 into United Flight 93 before it destroyed Was
When Hendersonville Fire Department Capt. Jamie Cossler travels to New York this weekend, words like “courage,” “sacrifice” and “legacy” will likely come to mind - particularly as he climbs the nation’s tallest building.
A man walking from Florida to New York is raising money and healing his heart with every step. Richard Albero, a former Navy Officer and retired teacher, is making the trip to raise money for the Wouned Warrior Project and honor his late nephew.
Dave Innocenti was one of those guys in the color-coded smocks working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, shouting and waving as he executed multi-million-dollar deals.
The Islamic State simply inspired the deadly assault by two men on an exhibit of cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed near Dallas last week, CIA veteran Michael Morell says.
The first Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary said Sunday that the threats from abroad are worse today than what the United States faced immediately following the 9/11 attacks.
In Cities, Museums and Soft Power, Ngaire Blankenberg and Gail Lord demonstrate why and how museums and cities are using their “soft power” to address some of the most important issues of our time.
Though much Islamic State rhetoric may be bluster, analysts say the terrorist group is sufficiently wealthy and has enough social media savvy that, if unchecked, it likely could execute a 9/11-scale attack in the U.S. a few years from now.
House Speaker John Boehner's recent visit to Ground Zero has riled 9/11 first responders who want the Ohio Republican's help hanging on to expiring health benefits. In New York for a fundraising event, Boehner visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Ground Zero on April 26.
New Canaan-based Voices of September 11th will be hosting its inaugural golf outing on Monday, June 8. The event will be held at Woodway Country Club in Darien. The outing is chaired by New Canaan resident Peter Krieger.
The Cortlandt Street station on the No. 1 line, which was wiped off the subway map on Sept. 11, 2001, will be much more than a local stop in Lower Manhattan when it reopens in 2018.
The view from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's new offices at 4 World Trade Center encompasses the new and the old, the real and the imagined.
A small sapling, barely more than a twig, now stands in Asser-Levy Park surrounded by aged oaks and venerable maples. It will one day grow to be a leafy adult callery pear tree - but to many it’ll remain known as the Survivor Tree.
The 18th annual Morganton Elk’s Lodge Harley Raffle is being dedicated to a man who is not only last year’s winner, but an American hero who encouraged people to “never forget” the heroes of 9/11.
FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer has honored lives lost on 9/11, including his own brother’s, by devoting his career since then to thwarting terrorists. “9/11 is part of history that is personal to every firefighter,” he said. “It’s about saving lives - no matter what occurs.”
As FDNY first responders come down with 9/11-related illnesses at an ever-quickening rate, one survivor battling stage-four cancer still calls it the best job in the world. And he’s thrilled his son is following in his footsteps.
After nearly a decade long fight to stand by our first responders who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided our 9/11 heroes with the health care and financial compensation they deserved by passing the James Zadroga 9
We all remember where we were on 9/11. The planes that flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center blew a hole in the heart of the world. That day it seemed as if optimism, decency, empathy, love, were confronted and defeated by violence, atrocity, agony and death.
For five years, I have been documenting the design and creation of the landscaping at the National September 11 Memorial plaza, the grove of swamp white oak trees planted in a green roof that shelters the 9/11 museum.
The fight against international terrorism is expected to get heavy treatment in two-time NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly’s memoir, titled “Vigilance.”