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A veteran New York Police Department detective who survived cancer linked to 9/11 has died from complications of the coronavirus. Detective Robert Cardona, who has an 8-year-old son, had been with the department for 19 years. “Today we lost another great detective to COVID-19 complications,” said Chief Rodney Harrison on Twitter. More.

A bipartisan coalition called for an investigation of how the FBI has handled subpoenas in the lawsuit that calls Saudi Arabia complicit in the 9/11 attacks. “The conflicts of interest could not be more apparent, raising obvious concerns that the process is being manipulated to avoid disclosures that may prove embarrassing to the FBI or individual FBI officials. More.

A 24-year-veteran FDNY EMT who worked on the World Trade Center rescue and recovery effort after September 11th has died from coronavirus. Emergency Medical Technician Gregory Hodge, 59, was assigned to New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) since October, 2016. More.

Fire Department Battalion Chief Al Petrocelli Jr. reflected on the differences in the losses of his little brother on 9/11, and of his father to coronavirus on April 1. “With Mark, we had a funeral Mass with no body,” the 50-year-old Staten Islander said of his only sibling. “With Dad, we had a body but couldn’t have a Mass. It’s like a flip-flop, the theater of the absurd.” More.

This year, Easter dawned in a dark hour. We cannot see the end of the pandemic, but Easter and spring remind us of victory. Our next story is a tale of triumph over adversity. It begins with America's first crisis of the 21st century. In all that was lost on 9/11, nearly forgotten was the only house of worship destroyed that day. More.