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Texas fire departments are fighting stigma and pushing to provide firefighters mental health help

For more than a decade, Sam Buser watched the lights of fire trucks bounce off the city streets of Houston, heard the roars of burning blazes and stood before the caskets of too many firefighters. More.

Officials encourage Flight 93 first responders to submit claims to 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

Federal officials visited the Flight 93 Memorial on Wednesday with a message for anyone that responded to the crash in 2001. First responders could be owed money for effects from their response on 9/11. More.

Bipartisan Push To Include Senate-Passed Amendment To Help Close World Trade Center Health Program Funding Gap In Final NDAA

On the heels of 9/11, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) are announcing a bipartisan push to include their Senate-passed amendment to help address the funding shortfall in the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) in the final version of the FY24 NDAA. More.

Number of cancers related to 9/11 continues to grow

As the country marks 22 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, the list of high-risk cancer cases caused by 9/11 continues to grow. Dr. Noa Biran, professor at the John Theurer Cancer Center, breaks down why the attacks are causing cancer in so many survivors. More.

22 years later, the fight continues for those battling 9/11-related illnesses

Monday will be a somber day as we remember all the lives lost 22 years ago on 9/11, and it's also a time to remember those who are struggling with 9/11-related illnesses. "We advocate 364 days out of the year. We take that one day off to stop the advocacy to pay respect to those who died on 9/11," 9/11 responder advocate John Feal said. More.

FDNY to add 43 names to 9/11 memorial wall, 2nd largest addition since inception

The FDNY will add 43 names to the World Trade Center Memorial Wall for deaths related to illnesses from the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. This addition will be the second largest group of names to be added to the World Trade Center Memorial Wall since it was created in 2011 with 55 names. More.

8 MTA workers honored as heroes for role in 9/11 response

As we near the 22nd anniversary of 9/11 where pandemonium broke out, leaving thousands in hysteria, Transport Workers Union Local 100 honored eight MTA unsung heroes Monday, replaying images that felt like yesterday for retired train operator Carlos Johnson. More.

John Feal: We’re years removed from 9/11 'and we’re still fighting’

President Joe Biden is in Utah to mark the first anniversary of the PACT Act–the largest expansion in veterans’ benefits in decades for service members exposed to toxic burn pits that were used to dispose of trash on military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. John Feal, a leading advocate for 9/11 responders who was a demolition worker at Ground Zero, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss. More.