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May 6, 2017

The impact of the 9/11 terror attacks is hitting the NYPD hard as more officers continue to die. NY1 Criminal Justice Reporter Dean Meminger was at a ceremony Friday for the fallen heroes and has the details.

April 28, 2017

Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) publishes its first Quarterly Report of 2017 (available here) and I want to take the opportunity to give you an update on our progress.

April 25, 2017

 A petition drive is underway to name one of the future new Staten Island ferryboats after Firefighter John G. Chipura, a Staten Islander who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.

March 30, 2017

Imagine that the United States is hit by a cyberattack that takes down much of the U.S. financial infrastructure for several days. Internet sites of major banks are malfunctioning. ATMs are not working. Banks' internal accounting systems are going haywire. Millions of people are affected.

March 29, 2017

After Congress handed President Trump legislation Tuesday that would wipe away landmark privacy protections for Internet users, we received a lot of reader questions about what happens next.

February 22, 2017

They came to Lower Manhattan from around the world to visit the 9/11 Memorial on an unseasonably warm winter day.

February 6, 2017

The final passing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was a major milestone for first responders. Zadroga was a New York City detective whose heroic response to the terrorist attacks the morning of Sept. 11 became the direct reason for his death.

January 30, 2017

It’s been more than 15 years since the 9/11 attacks spread a cloud of toxic chemicals and dust across Lower Manhattan, and advocates say that many of the people who were harmed by it still don’t realize how they were affected - or that help is available.

January 26, 2017

Chronic health conditions ranging from cancer to “World Trade Center cough” have been attributed to exposure to dust from the September 11, 2001, attack and collapse of the World Trade Center towers.

January 22, 2017

Sometime Tuesday, two days after leaving her East Brainerd home, Marvina Baksh will walk into a courtroom at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and come face-to-face with the men the U.S. government says killed her brother.

January 18, 2017

The White House said Tuesday that the Guantánamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promise will go unfulfilled.

January 15, 2017

The recent conclusion of Dylann Roof's trial is the latest reminder that homegrown terrorism has become part of the fabric of life in America. This problem shows no signs of fading, yet reveals a threat that is both rarer and more complex than simple explanations suggest.

January 3, 2017

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center has finally been able to add five missing portraits of people who died on Sept. 11, 2001.

January 1, 2017

Katherine Lotspeich was stopped cold by the front page of The New York Times last Sept. 11. She was about to leave her home in Washington, D.C., to teach a Sunday morning yoga class.

January 1, 2017

You look at yourself in a mirror; something you might do at least a few times during your day. But this time it’s not just to catch a fleeting casual glance of your reflection. You want to gaze at your face intently to acknowledge that the face looking back at you is that of a 9/11 survivor.

December 29, 2016

A state trooper who got sick after serving as a first-responder to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center has died. State Police announced late Wednesday night Lt. Bill Fearon had died of cancer. Last year, he was diagnosed with a glioblastoma — a malignant brain tumor.

December 27, 2016

Fifteen years after the collapse of One World Trade Center in New York City, researchers are still learning how the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, impacted people’s health.

December 16, 2016

SEN. MARK WARNER seems to know better than anyone in Congress that nothing gets done without bipartisanship and cross-chamber cooperation.

November 28, 2016

Comprehensive care of post-9/11 asthma in adolescents should include management of mental health-related comorbidities, according to a recent report.

November 15, 2016

Doctors at Winthrop University Hospital say they have definitive proof that first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks acquired a nerve disease from the neurotoxins they were exposed to at Ground Zero.


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