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‘This is our final stand.’ 9/11 first responders advocate for WTC Health Program funding

Two 9/11 first responders from Long Island are heading to Washington, D.C. to fight for more funding for the World Trade Center Health Program. More.

He Survived the Trade Center Bombing. ‘I Always Knew They’d Be Back.’

Thirty years ago today, Tim Lang was injured in the first attack on the twin towers, an ominous but often overlooked prelude to 9/11. He does not forget. More.

‘Powder keg’ for 9/11: 1993 trade center bombing remembered

Lolita Jackson was at her 72nd-floor desk in the World Trade Center, feeling like she worked at the top of the world. Then came the boom, and smoke started curling in from an elevator shaft. More.

Years Before 9/11, There Was 2/26

On Feb. 26, 1993—a date often obscured by the enormity of 9/11—I went to work in one era and returned home with a glimpse of another marked by new perils and challenges. More.

He waited years. Now, his wife’s 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund claim deemed eligible for approval

A long journey for closure reached a pivotal step for Alonzo “Lonny” Shockley this week as a September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) claim filed on behalf of his wife, Denise Shockley, who died of uterine cancer in 2018, was deemed eligible for approval. More.

Boston bombing survivors talk struggles finding mental health help

Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing learned the hard way that mental health treatment is hard to come by in the aftermath of a disaster. A new law could change that. More.

Judge blocks 9/11 victims' claim to Afghan assets

Victims of the 9/11 attacks are not entitled to seize $3.5bn (£2.9bn) in assets belonging to Afghanistan's central bank, a US judge has ruled. More.

Bill seeks to address mass violence prevention

A group of legislators recently co-sponsored legislation that seeks to prevent mass violence acts. The bill, officials noted, is named for the mascot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of a 2018 mass violence incident, and would expand the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) to include increased concentration on preventing targeted violence that includes school violence. More.