Latest September 11 attacks Stories

2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-09-09 20:24:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is likely that no American who lived through that infamous and tragic day will ever forget how the morning of September 11, 2001 unfolded. It began with the shocking news that a jetliner had slammed into the North Tower of the majestic World Trade Center. When a second jet crashed into the Trade Center's South Tower, another slammed into the Pentagon, and a fourth airliner crashed in a Pennsylvania farm field after passengers phoned...

2014-08-28 23:07:35

A report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) supports the decision to add cancers to the list of illnesses covered by the World Trade Center Health program. Parker Waichman LLP has been fighting for the rights of WTC victims for years, and has always supported this decision. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never...

2014-08-15 23:02:51

The total number of responders who have been diagnosed with cancer in the years since the 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks now exceeds 2,500. Port Washignton, New York (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments that more than 2,500 Ground Zero workers have been diagnosed with cancer and that the number of responders who have been diagnosed has more than doubled in...

2014-07-02 23:01:03

Since its inception, the World Trade Center Program has broadened to expand the dangerous illnesses associated with the toxic cloud present at the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years working to ensure that all of the heroes of 9/11 are not forgotten, applauds the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program on its third anniversary. According to Dr. John Howard,...

2014-05-12 20:20:35

SEATTLE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South King Fire and Rescue's September 11 Memorial will be complete today when Alaska Air Cargo delivers a 150-pound section of Indiana limestone that was part of the United States Pentagon before it was destroyed in the 2001 terrorist attack. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86807 The fire department was recently awarded the artifact by the Pentagon, which is sharing pieces of the destroyed building to 9/11 memorials throughout the...

2014-04-30 09:49:38

Friday will mark the third anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s assassination, a day when U.S. President Barack Obama famously stated “Justice has been done.” But has it? A new study from a team of social psychology researchers led by Mario Gollwitzer of Philipps University of Marburg, has questioned whether this instance of vicarious revenge led to feelings of satisfaction and reestablished justice within the American public, including whether bin Laden’s assassination ignited craving...

Ex-Employer Tip Off Police Pressure Cooker Bomb Search
2013-08-02 10:16:33

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online News broke Thursday afternoon that a New York family received a visit from six police investigators who were tipped off about internet searches for "pressure cooker" and "backpack." While initial reports suggested that the family was targeted for web searches in their home, it later surfaced that the husband's former employer reported the searches in question. The Catalano family of Long Island became the target of an investigation...

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