Ridgefield firefighter Lt. Rom Duckworth remembers first meeting fellow firefighter Christopher Blackwell at the beginning of his career in 1990. He remembers getting the call to go down to Ground Zero on Sept.
A House Republican committee voted to extend a post 9/11 program that helps property owners in New York insure against terrorism — but Democrats say the measure is flawed and will raise insurance costs.
Three years ago, the first pieces of the grand plan were laid: Two vast, deep, black pools where the Twin Towers once stood. Now the fences around the eight-acre Memorial Plaza have come down and the 9/11 Museum has opened.
The U.S. military got its man, and has handed him over to the Justice Department. What's next for Ahmed Abu Khattala, the Libyan militant accused of being a mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi attacks? What's happening on the ship where he's being held? Where is he headed? What does he know?
In 2001 LaChanze lost husband Calvin J Gooding in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.
As darkness falls on the September 11 Memorial plaza these warm summer evenings, security guards go to work with yellow chains and movable fencing, preparing to close off entry to the eight-acre site.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum foundation, with its new museum recently opened in Manhattan, often speaks of its "stakeholders": family members of victims, survivors, first responders, recovery workers, local residents, historic preservationists, and government officials.
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has honoured the memory of Australians who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks with a visit to the memorial in New York. Ten Australians were among the 2983 victims of the attacks.
The Michigan Remembers 9-11 Fund’s mission is to ensure future generations remember Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of loss and tragedy, and also as a day of heroism and sacrifice.
A state appeals court has ruled that volunteers who worked at Ground Zero independent from any group or agency are also entitled to health benefits from the World Trade Center Volunteer Fund.
Washington makes for strange alliances—and even stranger enemies. But this could wind up being the oddest confrontation of all. Chiquita, the world’s largest banana producer, is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to block a 9/11 victims’ bill, The Daily Beast has learned.
Parents who have visited theme parks with their kids know that riding the rides (even the scary ones) is the easy part. The greater difficulty comes from having to run the gift shop gauntlet at the end of the attraction before you can see daylight.
Lance Robinson is a marine veteran from Pennsylvania who has visited 33 states since 2010, walking from city to city in memory of those who lost their lives on September 11th. He calls it a “hike of honor.”
There is a good chance that you will cry when looking at the many powerful images on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. There are the innocent faces of the murdered and the guilty faces of the murderers.
Despite what you may have heard, it was 9/11 family members who conceived the idea to bring the unidentified and unclaimed remains back to a repository and viewing room at sacred bedrock at Ground Zero.
The National September 11 Memorial Museum has won accolades for its exhibitions depicting the terrorist attacks and their aftermath, but it also has come under fire for its gift shop, a planned cafe and a recent reception for donors.
We have just witnessed the opening of the 9/11 memorial and museum at site of the destroyed World Trade Towers, an event that once more raises attention to how we Americans form our “collective memories.”
The morning sky was as blue as it was when I first met Lt. Tom McGoff and his Engine Co. 217 crew more than 12 years ago - on America’s darkest day.
Earlier this month the nation watched the dedication of the museum in New York City commemorating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon?