First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a federal medal honoring September 11 heroes under a new law signed by President Trump. The law, introduced last year by Rep.
Between 480,000 and 507,000 people have lost their lives due to war violence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan since 2001, according to a new report from the Costs of War Project, based out of Brown University.
Some 17 years after he served at Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks, retired NYPD officer Anthony Hanlon died October 21, joining the increasing ranks of public servants who have succumbed to 9/11-related cancer.
When World Trade Center health issues make headlines, the stories are usually about first-responders who played a documented role in the rescue and recovery activity at the site.
The legacy of a beloved father and grandfather — also an FDNY firefighter killed on September 11, 2001, who had completed four New York City Marathons by the time he died — will serve as inspiration and motivation for two Deer Park sisters and their uncle in the Sunday trek through the five borou
On Oct. 15, J.M. Berger, a prolific author and researcher on extremism, made public on Intelwire a large number of previously unreleased or difficult-to-find materials related to 9/11 that were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, court records and open sources.
People directly exposed to the World Trade Center terrorist attacks appear at increased risk of drug- and alcohol-related death, a new study finds. "Following a major disaster, alcohol- and drug-related mortality may be increased," said Dr.
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The victims of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill are being honored at another memorial for terror victims. Flowers were placed at the Survivor’s Tree at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. The tree endured the terror attacks at the World Trade Center.
New York City will grant unlimited sick leave to about 2,000 medics, laborers, engineers and other municipal workers who contracted illnesses from working at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to the mayor’s office.
On Sunday’s Shark Tank audiences and sharks alike were moved by one particularly tragic and compelling story. The Cup Board Pro—a new kind of cutting board—was pitched to the sharks by the children of its inventor, Keith Young.
People who were exposed to the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) have elevated rates of alcohol- or drug-related death, reports a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
While members of the NYPD and FDNY suffering from 9/11-related illnesses can take advantage of unlimited paid sick time, other civilian workers like EMTs and traffic agents don’t have that benefit. Now city officials are urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to change that.
There wasn’t a dry eye in Sunday's "Shark Tank." Kaley, Christian and Keira Young may have wowed the sharks with their late father’s invention, but it’s the Young family’s story that broke their hearts.
At the time of the 9/11 attacks, Edward A. “Ted” Coburn was a 31-year-old field support engineer for a division of Rockwell Automation. He programmed machines used in manufacturing, helping clients like Budweiser, Intel and Campbell Soup “get what they want” from the equipment.
NYPD civilian traffic agent Linda Mercer is among the hundreds of city workers who labored at Ground Zero in the bleak days after 9/11 — and years later, fell ill with a terminal illness.
The daughter of a police officer who died during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks graduated from the New York Police Department Police Academy on Monday, WPIX reported.
An FDNY medic who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks has died, officials said. Emergency Medical Technician Felipe Torre, 54, succumbed to Ground Zero-related gall bladder cancer Wednesday at his brother’s house in Inwood, N.Y.
Where were you when you heard about the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001? Though everyone has a different story to tell, we were all traumatized as we watched the events of that day unfold on television.
On Sunday, September 9, 2018, I attended the 17th symposium of "Voices of September 11th: Healing Families and Communities After Tragedy." Held at the New York Mariott Downtown, near the sight of the Twin Towers, it was a day of presentations from leading researchers and clinicians, working in th