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October 12, 2018

Emergency first responders, residents and workers who have been diagnosed with cancer and other illnesses linked to the 9/11 terror attacks could be granted access to a permanent compensation fund under proposed new legislation.

October 12, 2018

Pulled into a legal battle 15 years in the making, lawyers for the US government apprised the court Friday of its efforts to declassify documents that could link Saudi Arabia to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “The 9/11 families have waited for years for this moment,” Steven Pounian, an attorney for

October 8, 2018

The names of more than two dozen firefighters are being added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany. The state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services' Office of Fire Prevention and Control is holding the 21st annual ceremony starting at 11 a.m.

October 5, 2018

Well over a year after Governor Cuomo signed legislation requiring state agencies, authorities and municipalities outside of New York City to honor sick-time requests by their employees fighting World Trade Center-related certified health ailments, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is sti

October 3, 2018

For years he was tortured by a horrifying image of 9/11: elevator doors at the World Trade Center slide open, and burning people stumble out; screams fill the area. Except, he was not at the World Trade Center that day.

October 2, 2018

The head of the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund just verified what so many have feared: The catastrophic human cost from 9/11 could outlast the money set aside to help those who continue to fall ill from the toxins the terrorist attacks released.

October 1, 2018

As he lay in a bed inside the crowded hospital one year ago, Detective Casey Clarkson remembers calmly wondering whether doctors would ever be able to remove the bullet shard lodged deep in his neck. Weeks later, the shard would be gone.

September 27, 2018

Government officials can face difficult decisions. Here’s one that isn’t: choosing to give unlimited paid sick leave to public workers made ill by their service after the September 11 attacks.

September 20, 2018

In the weeks after the September 11th attack, construction worker Tim Gleason was across the street from the World Trade Center trying to get the World Financial Center up and running.

September 18, 2018

BPC’s Patriot Award recognizes leaders who demonstrate political courage and exceptional leadership throughout their careers, even in the most partisan of times. The award honors Americans who, in placing the interests of the nation above all else, bring credibility and honor to government.

September 11, 2018

For 15 years, Tom and JoAnn Meehan never missed a reading of their daughter Colleen Barkow’s name at ground zero. Every year they would make the trek from Toms River, New Jersey, where Barkow is buried, to the site where she took her last breath to hear her name during the annual Sept.

September 11, 2018

Rob Serra was just 21 and had not even started in his new job as a New York City firefighter when terrorists brought down the World Trade Center’s twin towers on September 11, 2001.

September 11, 2018

The family members and loved ones of the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks gathered under misty skies at the World Trade Center site in Manhattan on Tuesday to honor the legacies of those lost by reading their names aloud in a somber ritual repeated each year on the anniversary of the

September 11, 2018

Male Breast Cancer Linked to September 11 Attack. More

September 11, 2018

Seventeen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Erin Coughlin and Corey Titus are following in their parents' footsteps. More.

September 11, 2018

In the immediate wake of the horror of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, New Canaan’s highest elected official recalled Tuesday, “blindsided and fearing the worst, America delivered its best.”

September 11, 2018

Americans on Tuesday marked the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. More.

September 10, 2018

Fewer than 1,000 federal agents and other employees who worked at Ground Zero or whose offices were in the federal buildings that dot lower Manhattan have registered with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

September 9, 2018

Science is bringing new hope to families of the victims of the September 11th terror attacks, as DNA technology that didn't exist 17 years ago is now helping identify remains that were previously unknown.

September 9, 2018

It has been 17 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Thousands of first responders are still dealing with the health effects as a deadline looms near for the government funded Victim Compensation Fund.

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