NEW YORK — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of…
By Associated Press
The vote advances the bill to the full House and came the day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized lawmakers for failing to ensure the victims' fund does not run out of money.
By Gretchen Frazee
It’s been nearly two decades since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, and many first responders continue to suffer dire health consequences from exposure to hazardous materials at the disaster sites. Meanwhile, Congress still struggles with how to compensate them,…
An angry Stewart said "sick and dying" first responders and their families came to Washington for the hearing, only to face a nearly deserted dais.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
As people around the world Monday turned to YouTube to watch Notre Dame Cathedral burn, an automated system attached background information about the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York to videos of the fire. YouTube explained that the background…
President Trump has again gone on the offensive toward Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. On Friday, he Tweeted a 9/11 video alongside Omar’s comments about the terrorist attacks, which critics said downplayed them. Rep. Omar says she has since been threatened.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing…
By Laura Santhanam, Larisa Epatko
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, set in motion events that would change the course of life in the U.S. and around the world. Below is a short list illustrating how much the world has and hasn’t changed since…
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press
The Tower of Voices, a roughly 93-foot-tall concrete and steel structure, contains a wind chime for each of the 40 passengers and crew members who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
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