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March 9, 2016

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.

March 7, 2016

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.

February 27, 2016

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.

February 23, 2016

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.

February 10, 2016

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.

February 10, 2016

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.

February 3, 2016

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.

February 1, 2016

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.

January 31, 2016

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.

January 25, 2016

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.

January 21, 2016

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.

January 15, 2016

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.

January 15, 2016

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.

January 14, 2016

Mineola doctors share their findings on a condition that is not currently covered under the Zadroga Act. More.

January 14, 2016

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.

January 9, 2016

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.

January 8, 2016

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.

January 7, 2016

Parisians have laid flowers and lit candles at the former office of Charlie Hebdo ahead of the anniversary on Thursday of the attack on the magazine. Mourners stopped in ones and twos by the building on the Rue Nicolas-Appert, where a plaque was unveiled on Tuesday.

January 4, 2016

Today the National Council for Behavioral Health is announcing a new campaign, “Be 1 in a Million,” to train 1 million people in Mental Health First Aid.

December 30, 2015

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law a bill reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.


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