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.
September 11th victims and their families are losing out on deserved tax breaks because of Internal Revenue Service failures. The Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief law says disability income resulting from a terror attack is not taxable.
Victims of the 9/11 attacks and their families are entitled to big tax breaks, but many are missing out because the IRS isn’t telling them about the benefit. Under a law passed months after the attacks, disability income resulting from terrorism is not taxable.
The number of first responders suffering from cancer after inhaling 9/11 fumes has more than doubled since last year, according to a new report.
A military judge ruled Thursday that one of the five defendants being tried at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for their alleged roles in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks be severed from the proceeding.
The terrorist threat against the U.S. remains dangerous 10 years after the 9/11 Commission issued its first report -- only now the risk is greater online.
The global struggle against terrorism has "entered a new and dangerous phase" with growing threats posed by foreign fighters returning from the civil war in Syria and the vulnerability of critical systems to cyber attack, the original authors of the 9/11 Commission report concluded in a new analy
Vice President Joe Biden paid special tribute to the 9/11 generation during his address to more than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the organization’s national convention in St. Louis yesterday. Biden singled out former Army Sgt.
On a recent afternoon, an older man and woman self-consciously configured themselves in front of the south reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial. The man placed his hand on the woman’s hip in an awkward clasp and grinned broadly as another person took their picture with a digital camera.
Last month, Department of Transportation (DOT) and District of Columbia transportation officials met with local residents to discuss the proposed tunnel expansion in Washington, DC by CSX Corporation, one of the nation's leading rail and intermodal transportation companies.
In the immediate years following the events of September 11th, 2001, much of both film & television struggled with the ways in which it could respond to the tragedy respectfully.
Remembering one step at a time. Friday, firefighters from Maryland to New York held their annual stair climb of 110 floors. Alex DeMetrick reports that’s how high firefighters climbed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. It starts with a bell and a name.
We write to you regarding some community concerns that have arisen over the current public operating hours of the 9/11 Memorial plaza, and to respectfully request that you begin to work with us as soon as possible to consider extended operating hours for the plaza that will better balance your co
The fight over the Zadroga bill was viscerally ugly, with legislators screaming at the podium, and rightfully so: Some people were foolish enough to filibuster health care for 9/11 Ground Zero workers, and they received backlash from everyone from New York Republicans like U.S. Rep.
I saw Paul Tagliabue cry once. It was five days after the attack on the World Trade Center in Manhattan; Tagliabue was in the league office on a Saturday afternoon.
New York's 9/11 Memorial Museum will no longer feature a high-end restaurant with beer and wine sales after mounting criticism and accusations of insensitivity.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz, a former U.S. Senate candidate, have written a piece on Iraq in the Weekly Standard that resuscitates an old argument about Saddam Hussein’s links to al Qaeda.