Long Island's Ground Zero heroes took their health care fight to Washington, D.C. today as the number of 9/11 first responders dying from toxic dust exposure grows.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Nichole Gupton lost her fiance, Atlantic City police Officer Kevin Wilkins, eight months before their wedding day.
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.
The families of 9/11 victims are fighting to have the FBI release the names of Americans who supported Al Qaeda.
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.
The workers who spent their time helping with recovery efforts at ground zero are being commemorated on special-issue transit system MetroCards.
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
A new report shows the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is being drained and is desperately in need of a cash infusion. As the number of cancers soar, the number of claims is skyrocketing. In the past year, the number of total claims jumped nearly 30 percent.
On May 7th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored 63 police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to communities across New York State.
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.