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A leading defense lawyer who specializes in death penalty cases has been chosen to represent one of the five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks before a military tribunal at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, overcoming a key obstacle to the war crimes trial. More.

As a senior paramedic in New York City, Anthony Almojera is used to being close to death. But nothing in his 17-year career could have prepared him for the outbreak of coronavirus. The state has now had more diagnosed cases of the virus than any single country. It has the grim distinction of being at the forefront of a global health crisis. More.

One of the first donations to the nascent 9/11 Memorial Museum in 2006 was a collection acquired from the American Red Cross September 11 Recovery Program, which consisted of hundreds of drawings and cards made by children. More.

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was in my middle school library in a New York City suburb with another student. The library was eerily empty. We looked around a corner to where the staff offices were, and saw everyone gathered around a TV. More.

A beloved FDNY battalion chief from Staten Island who lost his son on 9/11 has died of coronavirus. Al Petrocelli succumbed to the virus on Wednesday morning. He was 73 years old. Petrocelli went to his doctor on March 17 complaining of fatigue — he was sleeping around the clock, his wife Ginger told the Staten Island Advance. He was diagnosed on March 24, a week before his death. More.