So far few states and cities have adopted 911 texting, but that will change over the next several years, as utility companies abandon old copper phone lines for fiber optic cables.
By PBS NewsHour
Friday on the NewsHour, a look at the many faces of the great migration in Europe, as the U.S. decides to open its doors to more refugees. Also, Shields and Brooks analyze the week’s news, a look back at the…
By Larisa Epatko
Dana Freyer was in her law office in Times Square overlooking downtown Manhattan when the hijacked airplanes struck the World Trade Center towers in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. A couple of months later, the United States would lead…
By Bernie Heidkamp
As with most moments in my adult life, it was my students and literature that taught me the most significant lessons about the meaning of 9/11.
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: Obama tries to sell the public on fighting Islamic State group A shift from ‘light footprint’ West Point speech Looking for an ‘Obama Doctrine’? Keep looking (or stop) Obama just ramped up the ‘Global…
By Jillian Baden Bershtein
I was new at this. I was 23. How was I to contain my fear and anxiety in front of my kids? What would I tell them?…
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
After a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Committee has moved to require all of the U.S.’s cell phone carriers and popular messaging applications to allow users to text 911 for emergencies.
By Lauren Knapp
President Obama's announcement late Sunday that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. troops in Pakistan sparked celebrations at Ground Zero in New York City, outside the White House and elsewhere.
A last-minute compromise led to Senate passage of a bill that will provide up to $4.2 billion for monitoring and treating illnesses for 9/11 responders who worked at Ground Zero. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Glen Klein, a former New York…
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