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Guantanamo Bay: Why Is Detention Centre Open 20 Yrs After 9/11 Despite Global Criticism?

Guantanamo Bay prison, which opened after the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States on 11 January 2002, has now emerged as a representation of human rights abuses in the US. More.

'20 Years of US Torture and Counting': Report Details Post-9/11 Abuse at Gitmo and Beyond

A report released Sunday, nearly 20 years after the first prisoners arrived at Naval Station Guantánamo Bay, details "systematic abuses carried out by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and U.S. military" since the 2001 terrorist attacks. More.

Veteran NYPD detective and Ground Zero hero Barbara Burnette dies from 9/11-related illness

A heroic NYPD detective, more than two decades after 9/11, paid the ultimate price for her work amidst the toxic ruins of the World Trade Center. Barbara Burnette, 58, of Queens, died Dec. 30 after a long and debilitating battle with health issues linked to her 23 daunting days in the burning Ground Zero rubble following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack that toppled the Twin Towers. More.

Why America Needed a 9/11 Style Commission for Jan. 6

A few years back, I was walking onto the Saint Anselm College campus on Manchester, N.H.,’s western edge for a presidential primary debate when I spotted in the crowd of demonstrators a very loud and organized group standing on the side of the road. More.

The threat of terrorism is evolving — are we evolving with it?

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, there emerged a truism that was often repeated in law enforcement circles: “we cannot afford to become complacent.” It is a statement that is worth revisiting today as we mark the 12 months that have passed since the attack on the U.S. Capitol last January. More.

DeLand Fire Department Awarded 9/11 Survivor Tree Sapling

The DeLand Fire Department has been awarded a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree. The sapling has been planted on the southwest side of the new DeLand Fire Station 81 at 343 W. Howry Ave.. The 343 address number represents the 343 firefighters who were killed on 9/11. More.

Memorial park in Mandeville named for 9/11 victim Lou Williams

A small park in the Beau Rivage neighborhood dubbed “Lou’s Lot” received an official dedication last month as a memorial to Mandeville businessman Lou Williams, one of more than 3,000 Americans who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. More.

Timeline For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

The events of 9/11 were one of the most devastating terrorist attacks in US history. Some of the first individuals affected were police officers, first responders, people living and fleeing the area, and volunteers involved with debris cleanup. More.