The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to file lawsuits seeking damages from Saudi Arabia, setting up a potential showdown with the White House, which has threatened a veto.
Hundreds of athletes raced to the top of One World Trade Center on Sunday to remember and to raise money for charity. Nearly 1,000 people participated in the second annual Tunnels to Towers Climb, scaling 2,226 stairs to the top of the New York skyscraper where the World Trade Center once stood.
Lawmakers are scrambling to review the 28 secret pages of the congressional 9/11 report that the Obama administration might soon release to the public.
Though the infamous 9/11 attacks are nearly 15 years behind us, every American adult remembers where they were that day. Chapel Hill resident Joe Dittmar will certainly never forget. He was in a meeting on the 105th floor of Two World Trade Center.
Saudi Arabia is rejecting a “60 Minutes” report about a classified document that may prove a Saudi link to the 9/11 hijackers.
In 10 days, President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia at a time of deep mistrust between the two allies, and lingering doubts about the Saudi commitment to fighting violent Islamic extremism.
Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, the New York City chief medical examiner who raced to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and returned to the morgue with every rib broken to face the monumental forensic challenge of identifying the 2,753 victims of the attacks, died on Friday in Westwood, N.J.
Current and former members of Congress, U.S. officials, 9/11 Commissioners and the families of the attack's victims want 28 top-secret pages of a congressional report released. Bob Graham, the former Florida governor, Democratic U.S.
The woman killed Monday in a crash on Route 155 in Guilderland was a mental health practitioner who helped grieving firefighters after 9/11, her husband said. Ashley C. Taheri, 55, of Voorheesville was driving north near Griffin Laboratory at 10:21 a.m.
From terror squads who slip past border controls to the valiant but all-too-improvised emergency response, the backstory of last week’s attacks in Brussels is eerily similar to what happened in the U.S. in the leadup to Sept. 11, 2001.
A Knoxville, Tennessee woman is running across America to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Jan Walker started her journey in Oceanside, California on March 1.
And the danger to New Jersey is particularly high, as terrorists become increasingly savvy with technology and exploiting the weaknesses of governments and businesses, making them susceptible to a range of attacks - physical, cyber and biological, according to law enforcement leaders and experts
Since 2001, 20 terrorist plots against New York City have been thwarted — including four in the last two years — and yet, President Obama proposes cutting in half counter-terrorism funding, a move that doesn't sit well with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Researchers are calling on Downtowners to send them their kids’ baby teeth - which they say can help them study the spread of pollutants after 9/11 and their effects on pregnant mothers and their children.
When Stephen Kern stood on a seaside mountain last year in Ishinomaki, Japan, he noticed stairs leading down to a barren field that had once been populated.
While the battle over the San Bernardino shooter’s phone continues to play out in the lower courts, the possibility for a case reaching the U.S. Supreme Court becomes more likely with each passing day.
Grace Farms has announced its first round of space grants that will allow local, state and national not-for-profit organizations to use the facilities of the 80-acre space. The grants were awarded to 42 not-for-profit organizations whose programs focus nature, arts, community, justice and faith.
President Obama sent Congress a plan on Tuesday to close the United States military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, his latest attempt to deliver on an unfulfilled promise of his presidency, which faces near-certain rejection by Congress.
New Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur announced on Tuesday that his legislation to designate the 9/11 Memorial as a national memorial has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund said it has offered financial support to nearly 6,000 victims’ families and first responders who became sick because of 9/11 in the past year.