And the danger to New Jersey is particularly high, as terrorists become increasingly savvy with technology and exploiting the weaknesses of governments and businesses, making them susceptible to a range of attacks - physical, cyber and biological, according to law enforcement leaders and experts
Since 2001, 20 terrorist plots against New York City have been thwarted — including four in the last two years — and yet, President Obama proposes cutting in half counter-terrorism funding, a move that doesn't sit well with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Researchers are calling on Downtowners to send them their kids’ baby teeth - which they say can help them study the spread of pollutants after 9/11 and their effects on pregnant mothers and their children.
When Stephen Kern stood on a seaside mountain last year in Ishinomaki, Japan, he noticed stairs leading down to a barren field that had once been populated.
While the battle over the San Bernardino shooter’s phone continues to play out in the lower courts, the possibility for a case reaching the U.S. Supreme Court becomes more likely with each passing day.
Grace Farms has announced its first round of space grants that will allow local, state and national not-for-profit organizations to use the facilities of the 80-acre space. The grants were awarded to 42 not-for-profit organizations whose programs focus nature, arts, community, justice and faith.
President Obama sent Congress a plan on Tuesday to close the United States military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, his latest attempt to deliver on an unfulfilled promise of his presidency, which faces near-certain rejection by Congress.
New Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur announced on Tuesday that his legislation to designate the 9/11 Memorial as a national memorial has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund said it has offered financial support to nearly 6,000 victims’ families and first responders who became sick because of 9/11 in the past year.
Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his legislation to protect and preserve the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York has passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.
On Sept. 11, 2001, NYPD Lt. Theresa Tobin was caught in the collapse of the South Tower. As debris fell, shards of glass sprayed into her back and a piece of concrete pierced her special ballistic helmet before lodging in her skull.
After St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lower Manhattan was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001, by the collapse of the World Trade Center nearby, the Rev. John D.
When a doctor examines a survivor of the Sept. 11 attacks, she’s likely to ask a certain set of questions. She’s looking for the telltale afflictions triggered by the toxic dust of the World Trade Center.
Residents, architects and students packed into the municipal room at Borough Hall on Jan. 13 to discuss how and where to construct a memorial for the those who perished during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 using a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.
A retired FDNY EMT known as a “mentor to many” has died of 9/11-related leukemia, officials said Thursday. Norman Valle, 59, of the Bronx, was laid to rest following a service at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Parkchester on Thursday.
John Thurman thought he'd be safe there. After all, he was stationed at the Pentagon, not in a war zone. After spending time in Germany during the Cold War, and then Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War, a desk job in Washington was surely a safe bet. Until it wasn't.
Mineola doctors share their findings on a condition that is not currently covered under the Zadroga Act. More.
The last-minute Zadroga Act reauthorization last month was cause for celebration Downtown — and especially for 9/11 Environmental Action, which has been on the frontlines of the fight for healthcare for survivors of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Jon Stewart says he was only a "wingman" to a cancer-stricken Sept. 11 firefighter who helped stage a last-ditch congressional fight to secure future health care for first responders.
They were children that Tuesday when the world changed. Jessica Murphy was 5 years old on Sept. 11, 2001, a kindergartner at P.S. 183 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Rob Pycior was 8 and at home with his mother in Landover, Md., when the phone rang that day.