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9/11 Commission reunites at Indiana University: 'Are we safer today?'

For the first time in 10 years, members of the 9/11 Commission gathered this week to discuss their report and the state of national security two decades after the terrorist attacks on the United States. More.

9/11 anniversary prompts emergency communications examination

It’s no secret to observers of Congress that interest in how first responders communicate has been a mainstay since the September 11 terrorist attacks. As the 20th anniversary of that fateful day came and went, one committee formed in its wake held its fourth in a series of hearings, focused on a key gap identified at Ground Zero: interagency communications. More.

First responder who served on 9/11 speaks at Valley of Allentown event

For everyone who lived through September 11, 2001, the memory of that day will never be forgotten. And the many that served on the frontlines as first responders will forever be considered heroes. The Valley of Allentown held a special observance in their honor. More.

9/11 commissioners to reunite at IU for first time in 10 years to discuss 'Are We Safer Today?'

A decade since their last public gathering -- and 20 years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 -- members of the 9/11 Commission will convene next week at Indiana University for a filmed discussion of their work, recommendations and impact on national security today. More.

Retired NY Firefighter With 9/11-Illness Needs Bone Marrow Donor

On Saturday, the Bethpage Fire Department is holding an all-day search for the perfect bone marrow donor match for a Bethpage man who contracted cancer working at Ground Zero. Brian Kevan, 52, retired from the FDNY this year due to 9/11-related illness and now his family and friends are urgently searching for a donor to help extend his life. More.

FDNY EMT Who Responded on 9/11 Dies

The Fire Department of New York has announced the death of a retired EMT who responded to the World Trade Center attack. Mark A. Weiner, 55, served at Station 43 from September 24, 1999, to November 24, 2010, when he was forced to retire because a job-related injury, according to his obituary. More.

East Rockaway native Joseph Carrigan dies after battle with 9/11-related illness

East Rockaway native and Wantagh resident Joseph Carrigan died on Sept. 10 from a 9/11-related illness. Carrigan worked as a sergeant at the Port Authority of New York-New Jersey and was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran, as well as a former captain and member of the Inwood Fire Department. More.

Nadler, Maloney Press City for 9/11 Documents on Air-Quality Hazards

The chairs of the U.S. House Oversight Committee and the House Judiciary Committee have written Mayor de Blasio to request release of any documents in the city's possession pertaining to what it knew about the air quality in and around the World Trade Center. More.