September 11th
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25 minutes ago

NYPD officer battling 9/11-related cancer promoted

Officer Ross Dichter, who is still performing his crime analysis duties from home while undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, was promoted to the rank of detective.
25 minutes ago
NYPD officer battling 9/11-related cancer promoted
January 22, 2020, 5:03 PM

Psychologist who devised 'enhanced interrogation' technique for CIA testifies at 9/11 trial hearing

James Mitchell, a psychologist who pioneered the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation techniques', defended his record at a hearing for the 9/11 conspirators at Guantanamo.
January 22, 2020, 5:03 PM
CIA 'enhanced interrogation' psychologist testifies at 9/11 trial hearing
4 months ago

13 children of firefighters who died in 9/11 graduate from FDNY training academy

Of the probationary firefighters who graduated from the FDNY training academy 13 are children of firefighters who died at the World trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
4 months ago
13 children of firefighters who died in 9/11 graduate from FDNY training academy
4 months ago

13 children of fallen 9/11 firefighters graduate from FDNY academy

A total of 301 probationary firefighters were a part of FDNY’s class of 2019.
4 months ago
13 children of fallen 9/11 firefighters graduate from FDNY academy
4 months ago

Correction: Sikh Killed-Anniversary story

His brother was gunned down in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
4 months ago
5 months ago

Couple welcomes 9-pound, 11-ounce baby on 9/11 at 9:11

A baby born in Germantown, Tennessee, was born on Sept. 11 at 9:11 and weighed 9 lb.11 oz.
5 months ago
Couple welcomes 9-pound, 11-ounce baby on 9/11 at 9:11
5 months ago

9/11 Tribute in light

ABC News’ Will Ganss explains what it takes to create the twin beams of light that honor the 3,000 lives lost.
5 months ago
9/11 Tribute in light
5 months ago

New Zealand firefighters honor 9/11 first responders

The firefighters performed the traditional Haka dance under Auckland’s 1,000-foot Sky Tower to honor those who died during the attacks 18 years ago.
5 months ago
New Zealand firefighters honor 9/11 first responders
5 months ago

Honoring the victims and the families forever changed on 9/11

Nearly 18 years after the planes hit, firefighter Michael Haub’s remains were identified; his family held a wake for him in 2002.
5 months ago
Honoring the victims and the families forever changed on 9/11
5 months ago

9/11 survivor details her experiences after terrorist attack

Mental health advocate and author Helaina Hovitz Regal reflects on living through the attack near her home and school at age 12.
5 months ago
9/11 survivor details her experiences after terrorist attack
5 months ago

As 9/11 health problems mount, an uncertain future for students in lower Manhattan

People who were students in Manhattan on 9/11 are experiencing health effects of the toxic dust and debris.
5 months ago
Former kids from schools near Ground Zero battle health issues with unknown outcomes
5 months ago

Firefighters pay tribute to the parents they lost on 9/11

A new generation of firefighters follows in the footsteps of their parents, who lost their lives on 9/11.
5 months ago
Firefighters pay tribute to the parents they lost on 9/11
5 months ago

Trisha Yearwood posts emotional 9/11 tribute, recalls Garth was in NYC

Trisha Yearwood's was among the slew of powerful tributes shared on Wednesday to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
5 months ago
Trisha Yearwood posts emotional 9/11 tribute, recalls Garth was in NYC
5 months ago

New Zealand firefighters perform haka in powerful tribute to 9/11 first responders

More than 200 firefighters also climbed the stairs of the Sky Tower in memory.
5 months ago
New Zealand firefighters perform haka in powerful tribute to 9/11 first responders
5 months ago

Trump highlights US military strength in 9/11 speech

The president spoke outside of the Pentagon where one of the Sept. 11 attacks took place 18 years ago today.
5 months ago
Trump highlights US military strength in 9/11 speech
5 months ago

Remembering 9/11 on tragedy's 18th anniversary

New York City commemorates the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.
5 months ago
Remembering 9/11 on tragedy's 18th anniversary
5 months ago

US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

It's been 18 years since two hijacked passenger jets flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.
5 months ago
US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks
5 months ago

New Zealand firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 first responders

Firefighters in New Zealand performed a traditional haka in Auckland to pay tribute to 9/11 first responders.
5 months ago
New Zealand firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 first responders
5 months ago

New law allows 9/11 moment of silence in New York state's public schools

The law, signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday, is effective immediately.
5 months ago
New law allows 9/11 moment of silence in New York public schools
5 months ago

President Trump and first lady attend 9/11 memorial service

The Pentagon service commemorated the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks.
5 months ago
President Trump and first lady attend 9/11 memorial service
5 months ago

US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

It's been 18 years since two hijacked passenger jets flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.
5 months ago
US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
5 months ago

NJ students plant nearly 3,000 flags to remember lives lost on 9/11

Each flag planted on the grounds at Cedar Grove High School represents a victim who died in the attacks carried out on Sept. 11, 2001.
5 months ago
NJ students plant nearly 3,000 flags to remember lives lost on 9/11
5 months ago

New York's 9/11 'Tribute in Light' endangers 160,000 birds annually: Study

The Tribute in Light is an annual art installation to honor 9/11 victims.
5 months ago
New York's 9/11 'Tribute in Light' endangers 160,000 birds annually: Study
5 months ago

New York gov. signs September 11th Remembrance Day Law

The new law allows for a brief moment of silence in New York state public schools at the start of the school day each Sept. 11.
5 months ago
New York gov. signs September 11th Remembrance Day Law
5 months ago

241 NYPD officers have died from 9/11 illnesses, 10 times the number killed in World Trade Center attack

241 NYPD officers have died of 9/11-related illnesses since the attack on the World Trade Center.
5 months ago
'Heartbreaking': Grim milestone for 9/11 illness deaths for NYPD
5 months ago

At 9/11 memorial, new recognition for a longer-term toll

The memorial is evolving as the aftermath of 9/11 does.
5 months ago
At 9/11 memorial, new recognition for a longer-term toll
6 months ago

Meghan McCain says she thinks of late 9/11 responder and advocate Luis Alvarez's son 'almost every day'

"I know I talk about my dad a lot but being someone in their 30s that lost their father, I could not stop crying," Meghan McCain said of Luis Alvarez's final message.
6 months ago
Meghan McCain says she thinks of late 9/11 responder's son 'every day'
6 months ago

Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill for first responders

President Donald Trump signs the 9/11 Victim Compensation fund bill for first responders, but Jon Stewart could not attend.
6 months ago
Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill for first responders
6 months ago

9/11 survivor and community advocate speak on first-responders funding bill

Dan Noonan, a 9/11 survivor and member of the FDNY, and James Steiner, a 9/11 community advocate, discuss the importance of President Trump signing the 9/11 Fund bill.
6 months ago
9/11 survivor and community advocate speak on first-responders funding bill
6 months ago

Trump signs 9/11 Compensation Fund bill into law

The president invited a group of September 11th first responders onto the stage in the Rose Garden as he signed the bill.
6 months ago
Trump signs 9/11 Compensation Fund bill into law
6 months ago

Senate passes 9/11 bill pushed by Jon Stewart

The legislation advocated for by the comedian will permanently fund health care for Sept. 11 first responders.
6 months ago
Senate passes 9/11 bill pushed by Jon Stewart
6 months ago

Senate votes to make 9/11 victims fund permanent as first responders, Jon Stewart look on

The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill to make the 9/11 victims compensation fund permanent after an emotional push by first responders and Jon Stewart.
6 months ago
Senate votes to make 9/11 fund permanent as first responders, Jon Stewart look on
6 months ago

Senate passes legislation to permanently support 9/11 victims fund

First responder John Feel, who'd been leading the charge, was seen embracing comedian Jon Stewart, who'd also fought for victims for years.
6 months ago
Senate passes legislation to permanently support 9/11 victims fund
6 months ago

Senate makes 9/11 victims compensation fund permanent

Almost every senator voted in favor of the bill with only Rand Paul and Mike Lee voting against it.
6 months ago
Senate makes 9/11 victims compensation fund permanent
6 months ago

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11 illness as funding debate rages on

Kevin Nolan died on Tuesday and Richard Driscoll died on Wednesday, both years after retiring from the Fire Department of New York.
6 months ago
200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11 illness as funding debate rages on
6 months ago

Senator objects to 9/11 compensation fund bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is warning against roadblocks to passing a 9/11 victims compensation bill after Sen. Rand Paul objected to passing the measure over how much the bill would cost.
6 months ago
Senator objects to 9/11 compensation fund bill
7 months ago

Funeral held for 9/11 hero

NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez was laid to rest in New York City after losing his battle with colorectal cancer. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
7 months ago
Funeral held for 9/11 hero
7 months ago

9/11 responder mourned at emotional funeral

Luis Alvarez was a former New York City police detective who worked at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks and fought for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
7 months ago
9/11 responder mourned at emotional funeral
7 months ago

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund

A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund
7 months ago
Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund
7 months ago

9/11 first responder and advocate Luis Alvarez died at age 53

Alvarez fought to extend benefits for the 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund, and testified before Congress earlier this month.
7 months ago
9/11 first responder and advocate Luis Alvarez died at age 53
7 months ago

Former New York police detective and 9/11 compensation advocate dies at 53

Former New York City police detective Luis Alvarez's, who heavily advocated on Capitol Hill for compensation for 9/11 victims died Saturday.
7 months ago
Former New York police detective and 9/11 compensation advocate dies at 53
7 months ago

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies

NYPD detective was a leader in the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund fight.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Former first responder dies from cancer related to 9/11

Luis Alvarez, 53, was a retired NYPD detective who testified before Congress regarding funding for the September 11th Victim's Compensation Fund.
7 months ago
Former first responder dies from cancer related to 9/11
7 months ago

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders

Sen. Mitch McConnell will meet with 9/11 first responders to discuss compensation renewal, after public tensions with Jon Stewart.
7 months ago
McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders
7 months ago

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders amid public tensions with Jon Stewart

Sen. Mitch McConnell will meet with 9/11 first responders to discuss compensation renewal, after public tensions with Jon Stewart
7 months ago
McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders amid public tensions with Jon Stewart
7 months ago

Stewart fires back at McConnell for calling him 'bent out of shape' over 9/11 first responders

Jon Stewart responds to McConnell calling him slow-paced on the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund extension.
7 months ago
Stewart fires back at McConnell for calling him 'bent out of shape' over 9/11 fund
8 months ago

Jon Stewart demands Congress support 9/11 compensation fund

The fund for the 9/11 responders who were sickened by the toxic debris is running out of money and future payouts are set to be cut by as much as 70%.
8 months ago
Jon Stewart demands Congress support 9/11 compensation fund
8 months ago

Emotional Jon Stewart testifies on behalf of 9/11 responders

Stewart demanded Congress fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for first responders sickened by the debris. ABC News' Lana Zak reports.
8 months ago
Emotional Jon Stewart testifies on behalf of 9/11 responders
8 months ago

Jon Stewart rips into Congress over 9/11 support

The comedian choked back tears as he called out lawmakers for failing to fully fund a program to support sick and dying 9/11 first responders.
8 months ago
Jon Stewart rips into Congress over 9/11 support
8 months ago

Jon Stewart slams Congress in passionate testimony

The former "Daily Show" host in his testimony demanded compensation for 9/11 responders.
8 months ago
Jon Stewart slams Congress in passionate testimony