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.
On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on US soil rocked the nation. Now, more than 12 years after the event, the recently opened 9/11 memorial and museum has been erected at ground zero in New York to help us remember the individuals and families affected that day.
To get into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, you have to pass through a world-class security arrangement—a conveyor belt for shoes, belt buckles, cell phones; a three-second hands-above-your-head body scan—overseen by a notably grim private-security corps.
A modern-day “band of brothers,” nine soldiers and Marines who survived catastrophic injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, spent part of their Independence Day remembering the bravery of others. Marine Sgt. Ben Tomlinson is paralyzed with limited mobility below his chest.
This July 4, celebrate America’s freedom, but don’t forget the brave dogs who help us keep it.