It's been nearly 13 years since 9/11, but first responders, volunteers and other cleanup workers are still getting ill because of working in the toxic environment. That's why officials said it's necessary for any person involved in cleanup or rescue after 9/11 and in the surrounding areas to register for workers' compensation benefits.
Relatives of 9/11 victims have stepped up their political activity since the attack more than other New Yorkers have and have become a bit more Republican, a Yale university researcher has found.
One World Trade Center is the marquee skyscraper at ground zero in lower Manhattan. But the first office tower to officially open there will be its shorter neighbor, 4 World Trade Center.
A dozen years after 9/11, an American composer has turned memories of grief into survivor songs - some of them surprisingly joyous.
Composer Jake Heggie says Sunday his new album titled "Here/After (songs of lost voices)" is meant to create a sense of hope.
The singers on the album reflect the stories of actual 9/11 survivors from around the country. Their songs express thoughts about lost loved ones as they sort belongings left behind. One set of songs is called "Pieces of 9-11."
A fire truck that carried 11 firefighters to the World Trade Center for what would prove to be their last assignment is returning to Staten Island for the first time in more than a year.
The Staten Island Advance reports that the Rescue Co. 5 truck is to be the centerpiece of a fund-raising event Aug. 25.
The firefighters used the truck to rush to ground zero to respond to the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Eleven died.
The truck later became a mobile memorial for the Chicago-based Remembrance Rescue Project. The nonprofit group aims to help children understand 9/11.
Families who lost a loved one on September 11, 2001 are still coping with the traumatic nature of their loss. Terry Sears is the Executive Director of "Tuesday's Children." This organization provides programs and services to children who have lost a family member due to this tragedy. Also, Fordham University Junior, Kevin Clyne remembers his mom Susan who died in Tower One of the World Trade Center.
The president of the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum says continuous construction at the museum is expected to restart at the end of the month.
A New York City man has been given permission to display 300 "Flags of Honor" to commemorate Sept. 11 victims in lower Manhattan.
Soon after the 9/11 attacks, Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs arcoss the nation saw a spike in violence and discrimination against their communities.