Families Of 9/11 Victims Join Calls To Build Memorial At Florida Condo Collapse Site
Family members of those who died in the 9/11 attacks are banding together with the grieving families of the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse. At the World Trade Center reflecting pool Thursday, members of the September’s Mission Foundation joined the calls for a memorial to be built at the condo collapse site in Florida. More.
Dog's Best Friend: LI Animal Advocates Served K-9s At Ground Zero
A portion of the twin towers stood like a broken skeleton, looming over a hulking mound of twisted metal and burning debris, as thick ash filled the air giving the appearance it was snowing. More.
Twenty years after 9/11 attacks, Congress now looks at the future of DHS and TSA
Twenty years after 9/11, lawmakers in Washington this week sought to assess the performance of two key federal agencies that were formed to bolster national security in the wake of the attacks. More.
From 9/11 to COVID-19 , experts focus on the mental health impact of disaster response
Experts are looking back at two decades of disaster response and the mental health toll it can take on those who try to keep them from happening, and respond to them when they do. As part of our coverage marking 20 years since the 9/11 terror attacks, we recently talked about a center based at UAlbany that works with national security and disaster experts across the country. More.
Fire-Rescue Agencies Take Part In 9/11 Remembrance At RPB Church
The Fire Chief’s Association of Palm Beach County hosted a countywide 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Christ Fellowship Church in Royal Palm Beach on Saturday, Sept. 11. Tara Cardoso served as emcee for the event, which included Royal Palm Beach Mayor Fred Pinto leading the Pledge of Allegiance and remarks by Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner. 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.
How 9/11 brought dramatic changes in treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
The 9/11 terror attack on American soil resulted in a collective trauma to the western world. The world learned many hard lessons, and it has started moving in a different trajectory since then. And, one good thing that happened is that in the last 20 years, there have been dramatic innovations in the treatment of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More.
20 years after 9/11, the men charged with responsibility are still waiting for trial – here’s why
As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 passed, the five men accused of responsibility for the attacks were still awaiting trial in the Guantanamo military commission. This case is the largest criminal prosecution in U.S. history in terms of number of victims. More.