On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on US soil rocked the nation. Now, more than 12 years after the event, the recently opened 9/11 memorial and museum has been erected at ground zero in New York to help us remember the individuals and families affected that day.
To get into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, you have to pass through a world-class security arrangement—a conveyor belt for shoes, belt buckles, cell phones; a three-second hands-above-your-head body scan—overseen by a notably grim private-security corps.
A modern-day “band of brothers,” nine soldiers and Marines who survived catastrophic injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, spent part of their Independence Day remembering the bravery of others. Marine Sgt. Ben Tomlinson is paralyzed with limited mobility below his chest.
This July 4, celebrate America’s freedom, but don’t forget the brave dogs who help us keep it.
The city is finally replacing hundreds of worn-down seats in Stuyvesant High School’s auditorium — more than a decade after Ground Zero dust filled the space and sparked concerns about contamination and students' health.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead Monday to a lawsuit by victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks against the government of Saudi Arabia, alleging it indirectly financed al-Qaeda in the years before the hijackings.
Thousands of victims of the 9/11 terror attacks have lost their bid to revive a class-action lawsuit against various banks, financial officials, and members of Osama bin Laden’s family for allegedly providing material support to Al Qaeda.
Over 300,000 people have visited the Sept. 11 museum since it opened little more than a month ago, exceeding expectations, officials said this week. Organizers see it as a strong start for the ground zero museum, which had faced questions about its $24 ticket price.
As the days following 9/11 turned into passing years, park rangers at the Flight 93 National Memorial began to face an unplanned challenge.
The Mercer Island Fire Department will this Thursday, June 26, receive artifacts from the September 11, 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center — a part of the floor and ceiling sections of one tower garage, and a post between the two that will eventually be incorporated into an art installation a
Advocates for 9/11 responders are calling on the state and its Workers' Compensation Board to vigorously track down World Trade Center volunteers who might have been wrongly denied benefits.
US Senators Richard Burr (R- NC), Ranking Member on the Veterans Affairs Committee, Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees, introduced a resolution to recogniz
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.