For 15 years, Tom and JoAnn Meehan never missed a reading of their daughter Colleen Barkow’s name at ground zero. Every year they would make the trek from Toms River, New Jersey, where Barkow is buried, to the site where she took her last breath to hear her name during the annual Sept.
The family members and loved ones of the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks gathered under misty skies at the World Trade Center site in Manhattan on Tuesday to honor the legacies of those lost by reading their names aloud in a somber ritual repeated each year on the anniversary of the
Americans on Tuesday marked the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. More.
Fewer than 1,000 federal agents and other employees who worked at Ground Zero or whose offices were in the federal buildings that dot lower Manhattan have registered with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Science is bringing new hope to families of the victims of the September 11th terror attacks, as DNA technology that didn't exist 17 years ago is now helping identify remains that were previously unknown.
It has been 17 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Thousands of first responders are still dealing with the health effects as a deadline looms near for the government funded Victim Compensation Fund.
Bridget Gormley was grateful when her firefighter dad arrived safely home after 9/11. But then the cancer diagnosis came. More.
There have been more than 7,500 cancer cases with more than 350 first responders having died from 9/11-related illnesses, according to the World Trade Center Health Program. And to date, more than 20,000 people have registered for health monitoring and benefits.
Next week marks 17 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. Hundreds of families who lost loved ones in New York City, still haven't gotten closure because their remains have never been found. But there's a new technology hoping to change that.
Helaina Hovitz Regal was in middle school in lower Manhattan when 2 planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Seventeen years out from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, nearly 10,000 first responders and others who were in the World Trade Center area have been diagnosed with cancer. More than 2,000 deaths have been attributed to 9/11 illnesses.
On the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ESPN will explore how sports helped the nation heal following one of the darkest days in U.S. history.
As Americans prepare for the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, nearly 10,000 first responders and New York City residents have reported 9/11-related cancers.
The 9/11 attack has produced another health nightmare — at least 15 men who were in the vicinity of Ground Zero defied astronomical odds and have been stricken with breast cancer. Men account for only 1 percent of all breast cancers nationally.
They were definitely a political odd couple. But the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nearly 17 years ago forged some unlikely alliances.
A six-story U.S. flag is now unfurled in New York at the corner of Hester and Mott Streets to remember the victims of 9/11. A giant 60-foot by 30-foot flag is displayed on the corner building to honor the people of September 11th and commemorate the attacks at the World Trade Center.
FBI Agent Dave LeValley was driving to work in Manhattan when he saw the first jetliner strike the World Trade Center on a bright September morning 17 years ago.
The north tower was already billowing smoke when Mark Desire, then a 33-year-old criminalist with the city Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, made it to Ground Zero to assess the dead. Instead, he nearly joined them.
New York is getting its own commemorative license plate honoring the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The bill was sponsored by state Sen. Kenneth LaValle and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "It's a great way of us honoring people who lost their lives there," LaValle says.