On Sept. 11, 2001, NYPD Lt. Theresa Tobin was caught in the collapse of the South Tower. As debris fell, shards of glass sprayed into her back and a piece of concrete pierced her special ballistic helmet before lodging in her skull.
After St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lower Manhattan was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001, by the collapse of the World Trade Center nearby, the Rev. John D.
When a doctor examines a survivor of the Sept. 11 attacks, she’s likely to ask a certain set of questions. She’s looking for the telltale afflictions triggered by the toxic dust of the World Trade Center.
Residents, architects and students packed into the municipal room at Borough Hall on Jan. 13 to discuss how and where to construct a memorial for the those who perished during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 using a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.
A retired FDNY EMT known as a “mentor to many” has died of 9/11-related leukemia, officials said Thursday. Norman Valle, 59, of the Bronx, was laid to rest following a service at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Parkchester on Thursday.
John Thurman thought he'd be safe there. After all, he was stationed at the Pentagon, not in a war zone. After spending time in Germany during the Cold War, and then Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War, a desk job in Washington was surely a safe bet. Until it wasn't.
Mineola doctors share their findings on a condition that is not currently covered under the Zadroga Act. More.
The last-minute Zadroga Act reauthorization last month was cause for celebration Downtown — and especially for 9/11 Environmental Action, which has been on the frontlines of the fight for healthcare for survivors of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Jon Stewart says he was only a "wingman" to a cancer-stricken Sept. 11 firefighter who helped stage a last-ditch congressional fight to secure future health care for first responders.
They were children that Tuesday when the world changed. Jessica Murphy was 5 years old on Sept. 11, 2001, a kindergartner at P.S. 183 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Rob Pycior was 8 and at home with his mother in Landover, Md., when the phone rang that day.
Parisians have laid flowers and lit candles at the former office of Charlie Hebdo ahead of the anniversary on Thursday of the attack on the magazine. Mourners stopped in ones and twos by the building on the Rue Nicolas-Appert, where a plaque was unveiled on Tuesday.
Today the National Council for Behavioral Health is announcing a new campaign, “Be 1 in a Million,” to train 1 million people in Mental Health First Aid.
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law a bill reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
The first responders and politicians who fought to reauthorize the Zadroga Act for 9/11 survivors took a victory lap Wednesday after it was included in a piece of must-pass legislation. "I'm ecstatic.
In a major victory for ailing first responders, congressional negotiators included an $8.1 billion measure to renew the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending package that was finalized and released Tuesday night, lawmakers said.
The long, hard fight to reauthorize funds for 9/11 survivors is finally coming to an end. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) made public must-pass legislation that includes funding for the Zadroga Act Tuesday night.
Fourteen years later, they sit in a mostly empty Hangar 17 at JFK Airport — the last remains of 9/11. After the Sept. 11 attacks, the Port Authority stashed about 1 percent of the relics recovered from the World Trade Center ruins, everything from crushed police cars to store mannequins.
It's been three years since a gunman went on a shooting rampage in Newtown, Connecticut, but this school is honoring the dead with a kindness that's sinking in.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, flanked by police and firefighters, pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Three years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting prompted public demands for mental health care reform, an increasing number of states have cut funding for mental health services, according to a report released Tuesday by a mental health advocacy group.