Comedian Jon Stewart, firefighters, policemen and other 9/11 first responders confronted lawmakers Thursday as they pressured Congress to extend health care benefits before they run out.
As of Thursday morning, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) was among just 34 senators who had not signed on as a sponsor of a new 9/11 health and compensation bill.
In a letter that paid tribute to the sacrifice of a woman who spent weeks after the Sept. 11 attack rescuing pets from lower Manhattan apartments and who died of cancer earlier this month, U.S. Rep.
For Nick Poliseno of Spotswood, the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act of 2010 is a lifesaver. Known simply as the Zadroga Act, the legsilation provides medical treatment and health benefits for 9/11 first responders and survivors. Funding for the Zadroga Act is set to run out Oct.
Calling it a "shameful" situation, several members of Congress, along with local elected officials and leaders of the State Police and fire unions, gathered Monday at the Fire Headquarters on Irvington Avenue to call for permanent reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation
New Jersey state Senator Raymond Lesniak will stand up with Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage and US Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, the NJ State Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA), and the NJ State Policeman’s Benevolent Association (PBA) to support the James Zadroga 9/11
Long Island residents, who are also 9/11 first responders, showed their support Sunday for victims of recent terror attacks. The first responders gathered at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor the victims of the attacks in Paris and Mali.
Former Deputy Mayor John Zuccotti, whose namesake park was briefly taken over by Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011, has died. He was 78.
The headlines this week are reminding psychologists of the anxiety and fear that followed the Sept. 11 attacks. Suicide bombers and shootings in Paris. Attacks in Beirut and Nigeria. Threatening videos and public officials holding news conferences. Diverted planes. Suspicious packages.
Sen. Marco Rubio has signed on to back reauthorizing the Zadroga Act, making him the first top-tier Republican White House candidate to throw his support behind the bipartisan legislation to help 9/11 survivors.
President François Hollande has used a highly-unusual address to both French parliaments to call on Russia and America to “unite our forces” in a coalition to destroy Isil, three days after Islamists killed 129 in France's worst ever terror attacks.
She was a miracle worker to dozens of lower Manhattan residents who fled their homes without their pets after the 9/11 attacks. But now Diane DiGiacomo, who rescued countless cats and dogs from apartments in the shadow of Ground Zero, is in need of a miracle herself.
Follow the latest updates in the wave of Paris terror attacks: The official death toll is at least 129 people, with 352 injured. *ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 coordinated assault that spanned six locations and involved at least seven terror suspects.
A vigil honoring the victims of the attacks in Paris, and the first responders who came to their aid, will be staged Monday afternoon at the 9/11 memorial site in New York.
The American writer David Sedaris was living in Paris with his partner Hugh Hamrick when four airliners were hijacked over the eastern U.S. on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
The outpouring began almost immediately as the French capital was overwhelmed by terror and confusion. The attacks gripped the world late Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday.
Members of the New York Congressional Delegation are continuing their push for a full reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Jan Scruggs knew as a young Army infantryman returning from Vietnam that his fellow veterans and his entire country needed a place to go to heal.
Workers are putting the final touches on the 9/11 Memorial in Cos Cob, a job that stretched into a longer-than expected process. Nearly 500 people came to the dedication of the monument paying tribute to the 33 victims of the terrorist attacks from Greenwich on the anniversary date.
Twenty-four local leaders from around the country, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, have created a bipartisan coalition in support of reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act as a permanent measure. On Nov. 9, the coalition sent a letter to new U.S.