John Meyers remembers standing at ground zero, feeling like a small speck amid mountains of debris. "Everything was pulverized," said Meyers, a former New York police officer and first-responder who provided security after the September 11 terror attacks. "It was nothing but dust."
A worn metal bracelet inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter washed up 10 days ago on the shores of New York's Robert Moses State Park. As the surf rolled away from her feet, Marlene Quinn picked it up. For Quinn, it was more than a serendipitous find.
Memories of the 9/11 attack will shadow President Obama's upcoming week.
An Army lawyer assigned to defend Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at Guantanamo Bay has resigned his commission after being told he was being pulled from the case to attend a graduate program required for promotion. Maj. Jason Wright, one of a team of lawyers defending Mohammed, resigned Aug.
Two upcoming TV specials argue that it’s time to salute what replaced New York’s Twin Towers, not just focus on what brought them down.
The major components of the 9/11 ceremony will remain the same, including the reading of names and the moments of silence, however a few things will be different this year.
The Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville will honor the 40 passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 on the 13th anniversary of 9/11 with two days of special programs.
Though “9/11 Stories: The Children,” an iBook produced by Rutgers University, began as an ordinary conversation between two seasoned journalists, the multimedia package consists of all but ordinary conversations.
In honor of those whose lives were lost or forever changed by the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, County Executive Robert P. Astorino has once again joined with Volunteer New York! to host "9/11: Serve + Remember" at the County Center on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 12 noon to 6 p.m..
The military judge in charge of the 9/11 terrorism trial bowed to a Pentagon prosecution protest Wednesday and agreed to go forward with a single, five-man, Sept. 11 death-penalty tribunal.
Out-of-towners and locals alike have shown enormous interest in sites connected to the Sept. 11th attacks. More than 700,000 people from all 50 states and 131 countries have been to the National Sept. 11 Museum since it opened May 21.
Expecting mothers who lived near the World Trade Center when the twin towers fell on September 11, 2001 were more likely to give birth prematurely and have babies with low birth weights, according to new research.
First responders who became ill after working at Ground Zero deserve every penny of compensation they get. But does that mean anyone claiming to be such a person should automatically be believed?
Just one month remains for first responders and volunteers who helped in 9/11 recovery efforts to register for future workers' compensation benefits with the state should they fall ill. Last year, Gov.
A pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11 terror attacks is in recess until mid-week while the military judge decides whether to reconsider his decision to try one of the men separate from the other four. Army Col. James Pohl heard arguments for about an hour Monday at the U.S.
The New York Post reported Sunday that the number of cancer cases among 9/11 first respondents had more than doubled in the past year, from 1,140 to over 2,500. However, to scientists who specialize in analyzing such data, the number of cases cannot ever tell the full story. Dr.
Cancer rates among those who responded to the terror attacks on the World Trade Centre in September 2001 have skyrocketed, with more than 2500 cases diagnosed among rescuers. The figures represent a sharp uptick in cases over the last year – in 2013 the figure stood at only 1140 diagnoses.
The number of 9/11 responders who have been diagnosed with cancer more than doubled this past year, according to the latest report. The World Trade Center Health Program reported to the NY Post that 1,655 responders have been diagnosed with cancer, bringing the total to 2,518.
Stroudsburg, Monroe County – The number of people reporting September 11th related cancer and illnesses is growing rapidly. The New York Post reports more than 2,500 Ground Zero first responders now have cancer. Dave Carbone of Monroe County is one of them.
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum can continue to display the crucifix-shaped beams found in the rubble of the World Trade Center in its "Finding Meaning" exhibition, the 2nd Circuit ruled on Monday. Two days after the attacks of Sept.