Two hundred fire fighters have now reportedly died from illnesses related to the September 11th attacks, according to a charitable organization that assists 9/11 first responders with medical needs not covered by insurance.
Federal officials are considering requiring that all travelers — including American citizens — be photographed as they enter or leave the country as part of an identification system using facial-recognition technology.
Allan Gerson, a lawyer whose novel case against Libya in connection with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 paved the way for lawsuits in American courts against states that sponsor terror attacks, died on Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 74.
In speaking to many of the more than 10,000 Ground Zero responders I represented in their lawsuit against the City of New York and its contractors for the injuries and ailments they suffered as a result of working on the cleanup of Ground Zero, I was struck over and over again by their selflessne
The 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks stirred the United States and its allies to respond with a “war on terror” that continues to play out today.
Allan Gerson, a Washington lawyer and legal scholar who helped pioneer the practice of suing foreign governments in U.S. courts for complicity in terrorism, representing victims’ families in the aftermath of the Lockerbie bombing and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Dec.
Children of 9/11 first responders sickened by illnesses from Ground Zero recovery work will be eligible for a scholarship in memory of hero cop Luis Alvarez.
The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general is investigating whether agency officials retaliated against a whistleblower who criticized cybersecurity lapses in the nation’s bioterrorism defense program.
In 1614 early Dutch settlers of Manhattan landed on the shoreline of the Hudson River near what is today Greenwich Street, just east of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
September 11, 2001 marks the unfathomable day where members of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes.
Weekend PATH service between the World Trade Center and Newark Penn Station will open in December, instead of terminating at Exchange Place and leaving customers to ferry to Manhattan. This will go into effect after Thanksgiving on Saturday, Nov. 30, and continue until Jan. 4, 2020.
Five freelance photojournalists have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for violation of their First Amendment rights, the ACLU announced yesterday.
First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF) will announce a scholarship in honor of and named for NYPD Detective Luis G. Alvarez at the Foundation’s 19th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Breakfast on Thanksgiving morning at the Bryant Park Grill.
The Department of Homeland Security violated the First Amendment when it allegedly tracked and interrogated five journalists between 2018 and 2019, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
It was a salute to fallen heroes as a piece of American history made its way to Londonderry.
Families who lost loved ones in 9/11 are still fighting to get answers from the federal government regarding Saudi Arabia's involvement in the attacks. The government says they understand the families' desire for info and closure, but some of the material are state secrets.
Originally carved in 1990 around the main entryway of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on the Upper West Side, the stonework depicts the World Trade Center and other iconic New York buildings cracking and collapsing amid a nuclear mushroom cloud.
Malignant mesothelioma has become the latest deadly cancer linked directly to the rescue, recovery and cleanup efforts following the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City in 2001. The long-running threat has come to fruition.
Two Sentinel-class fast response cutters will be named for Coast Guard veterans who lost their lives as first responders in New York City on 9/11, the service announced recently.
Over the past few years, art galleries have opened in some fairly unorthodox locations: a bulletin board in a dumpling shop, a cat tree, a 2006 Toyota Scion, even a trash can.