In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, which left 50 dead and dozens more injured, the House of Representatives acted swiftly to introduce legislation to bolster US counter radicalization efforts in today’s increasingly dangerous threat environment.
Victims' families, survivors and others affected by the Pulse mass shooting are now being directed to the new Orlando United Assistance Center, which the city of Orlando and Orange County opened Thursday.
Saying “the time is right to seek a new challenge,” Joe Daniels announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down as president and CEO of the September 11 Memorial and Museum. Daniels, 43, has held the position since 2006.
President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch - over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to senior administration officials.
A tribute center that's been hosting tours led by volunteers with personal ties to the Sept. 11 attacks is moving and expanding.
A new open space of shade trees and benches at One World Trade Center is expected to open next week overlooking the September 11 Memorial reflecting pools and leading to the doors of the new St. Nicholas Church.
Thousands of firefighters in their dress blues stood at attention and saluted Friday as a flag-draped casket passed carrying two tiny vials of blood, the only known remains of a comrade who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner transferred to Uruguay in 2014 has vanished and is believed to have quietly slipped into neighboring Brazil, U.S. officials said. Law enforcement is now searching for the former detainee, Syrian national Jihad Ahmed Mustafa Dhiab, in Brazil.
The Department of Justice announced today that since it reopened in 2011, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has paid over $1.52 billion to first responders, recovery workers, and residents who suffered physical harm or were killed as a result of the terrorist-related aircraft cras
From 1966 to 2012, nearly a third of the world's mass shootings took place in the U.S. This is according to a 2016 study that used the FBI definition of 'mass shooting' below. It surveyed 292 incidents and found 90 of them occurred in America. Put another way: While the U.S.
CIA Director John Brennan said on Saturday that he expects 28 redacted pages of a congressional report on 9/11 to be published and supports their release.
The Obama administration believes that at least 12 detainees released from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have launched attacks against U.S. or allied forces in Afghanistan, killing about a half-dozen Americans, according to current and former U.S. officials.
Military lawyers prosecuting alleged 9/11 plotters are asking that family members of the victims be allowed to testify in court before the trial begins because of their "advanced age and general health concerns." Prosecutors argue the testimony about the human toll of the attacks could be key in
To his family, friends and FDNY brothers, Capt. John Graziano seemed larger-than-life. Now he'll remain so for all time, at least in their hearts, and certainly in the Eltingville neighborhood where he raised his family.
Thirty of Guantánamo’s war-on-terror prisoners are now approved for release to security arrangements following an interagency parole board’s disclosure Friday that it was clearing an Afghan “forever prisoner.” Bostan Karim, 46, “expressed support for the Government of Afghanistan, the Constitutio
A final decision may be near on a permanent home for the World Trade Center Sphere, the battered sculptural survivor of 9/11. According to several Community Board 1 members, a Port Authority official has encouraged them to support the siting of the 45,000-pound brass orb in Liberty Park.
A group of funeral home workers sat at the bar inside the Heritage Hotel in Southbury one night, about a week after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Meanwhile, a group of young journalists were at a nearby table.
At long last, lower Manhattan has a new transit link. And spats over ballooning costs were muted, at least for a day. A new PATH train station at the World Trade Center gained a passageway to the New York City subway Thursday.
The World Trade Center site is a place of serenity and an oasis of quiet to remember the lives lost on 9/11, but it’s also believed to still be in the cross-hairs of the world’s terrorists.