Over 100 former New York City police officers, firefighters, and other first responders are accused of faking illnesses related to the terrorist attacks that killed thousands on Sept. 11, 2001.
If you happened to be braving the bitter cold near the federal courthouse in Manhattan Tuesday morning, you probably didn’t notice anything unusual.
Everyone mourns differently after an intense loss—but for some people, the sadness becomes impossible to move beyond. On Feb. 20, 2004, Stephanie Muldberg lost her 13-year-old son, Eric, to bone cancer. On Jan.
A tour inside the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, as it unveils some of the exhibits that will go on display when it opens to the public at the World Trade Center next year.
It was one of those fall mornings that made all the aggravation that comes with living in New York City completely worth it. Even by the time I rolled out of bed, right around 9:00 AM, the sun was high in the cloudless sky, and a cool breeze promised to stick around through the evening.
June 25, 2013
If you lived or worked in lower Manhattan between 9/11 and May 30, 2002, you've got just 100 days left to register for the federal Victims Compensation Fund.
New York officials on Monday urged people who may have been affected by the 9/11 attacks to apply for economic benefits before an October deadline. U.S. Reps.
Authorities retesting human remains recovered from the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks have identified those of a 43-year-old woman. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office says the woman's name won't be released at her family's request.
June 16, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the National Security Agency's surveillance programs today, saying that had they been in effect over a decade ago, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might have been prevented.
June 16, 2013
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, identified in the 9/11 Commission Report as the "principal architect of the 9/11 attacks," is slated to appear in court with four suspected co-conspirators on Monday.
Amid ongoing debate about the propriety of U.S. government programs tracking private citizens' phone and internet use, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday that the government might have prevented the 9/11 terrorist attacks had similar surveillance programs been in place in 2001.
The Steering Committee of the 9/11 Families United to Bankrupt Terrorism endorses the efforts of investigative reporters Dan Christensen and Anthony Summers and calls on the FBI to come clean regarding an investigation involving a Saudi family, former residents of Sarasota, Fla., who may have pro
The TSA today announced that they are dropping the plan that would have permitted passengers to carry small knives and other previously banned items, like bats and golf clubs, on planes.
June 3, 2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died Monday, was a longtime senator who never became a Senate insider, the last of the World War II veterans in the US Senate, and one of the very few lawmakers to ever return to the Senate after a retirement.
One Fund Boston is on track to distribute all $32 million in private contributions to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing by the end of June, Kenneth Feinberg says.
Operators at the nation's largest 911 hub were forced to use pen and paper to communicate emergencies to dispatchers this week when a piece of the new system stalled, the latest glitch in the $2 billion effort to modernize New York City's aging system that failed during the Sept. 11 attacks.
For more than a decade, relatives of World Trade Center victims had been accustomed to walking through Memorial Park on East 30th Street on their way to a tranquil chapel under a big white tent.
Google Street View just keeps getting better and better. While we already know the first-person look with Street View has already walked nearly every street of New York City, today they published a few new areas that are historic to everyone.
The 9/11 Memorial is free, it seems, in name only. Those waiting in line to visit the reflecting pools are told: "Please have your donations out and ready." While a sign says a $5 to $10 donation per person is "suggested," those who don't hand over cash are pressured.
May 16, 2013
Organizers have added dozens more names to a wall at a Nesconset park honoring hundreds of workers who died from illnesses contracted at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks.