When sudden massive violence ruptures our normal sense of safety -- especially at a festive moment like Monday's Boston Marathon -- the world feels grimmer and grayer for a while.
April 18, 2013
Kenneth Feinberg, an attorney who managed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, will design and administrator of a new fund to help people affected by the Boston Marathon bombing.
The bombs at the Boston Marathon were designed to maim and kill, and they did. Three people died within the first moments of the blast. More than a hundred and seventy people were injured.
April 17, 2013
Once a year, Boston hospitals work together to train for the unthinkable. When it happened during the Boston Marathon, they were ready.
An exasperated Senator questioned Wednesday why tragedies like the Boston bombings are labeled acts of terror, but mass shootings like last year's in Newtown, Conn. are not. "The irony is that we are so quick to call Boston terror," Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), said.
The Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants at carriers across the country, released an open letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole from Rebecca Marchand, widow of Flight Attendant Alfred Marchand who was murdered by men with small knives on 9/11, United flight
April 16, 2013
As the mother of slain firefighter Michael E. Brennan, I feel this reservation fee is wrong and should be discontinued as soon as possible ("9/11 Death 'Toll'" April 14).
April 16, 2013
While not nearly as deadly as the regular terrorist attacks in the Middle East, the Boston Marathon attack was the worst bombing on US soil since the nation went on high alert following the events of September 11, 2001.
We still don't know who caused the bombings that killed three people and wounded dozens more at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. It might have been a lone wolf or an organized group of people. And perhaps more importantly, we don't know why.
April 16, 2013
There it was on the screen, tragic and terrifying, another senseless act of cowardice. This time in Boston. Like everyone else Monday, I was upset, angry and at a loss for words. So I called two people who have been through this before.
April 14, 2013
Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum must now pay a $2 service fee to reserve passes online or by phone.
April 12, 2013
Lawyers for the five men accused of plotting the September 11 attacks asked a judge to delay an upcoming hearing after learning that emails with their clients had been monitored.
April 8, 2013
When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens next year, its first exhibit will be spare and elegant, enveloping visitors with the personal accounts of people from around the world describing where they were, and what they felt, on Sept. 11, 2001.
April 8, 2013
Re "9/11 Remains Still Found, and Sought," by Jim Dwyer (About New York column, April 5): My husband, Kenneth Van Auken, was killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
April 6, 2013
A Navy ship named in honor of the victims and first responders of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon joined the fleet Saturday, serving as a floating tribute to the people who died that day and an active warship that can transport Marines around the world.
April 2, 2013
Two fragments that could be human remains were found on the first day of sifting debris from construction sites around the World Trade Center site in a renewed effort to find 9/11 victims, officials said Tuesday.
April 1, 2013
More than three months after the massacre of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., state legislative leaders announced on Monday that they had agreed on what they called the most far-reaching gun-legislation package in the country.
March 30, 2013
A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a group of atheists, ruling that a pair of World Trade Center beams in the shape of a cross can be included in a memorial museum of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants at carriers across the country, has released an open letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole from one of the 9/11 Crewmembers' families.
March 29, 2013
More World Trade Center debris will be sifted Monday in the city's ongoing effort to identify as many human remains as possible from the 2001 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, officials said Friday.