It was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.
The order requires Verizon, one of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies, on an “ongoing, daily basis” to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries.
About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.
The work began Monday and is expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island.
The grim and sad search for human remains in the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks resumes Monday.
Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.
Over the past decade we have heard countless stories about acts of heroism during the 9/11 terror attacks. But here’s one you probably never heard about.
9/11, the cartoon? Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee thinks it’s a good idea.
Years from now, will the words “ground zero” still be used by New Yorkers to describe the World Trade Center site? Some say it’s time to move past using those words, because the site is no longer a disaster zone.
Robbie Zampieri was just 30 years old when he was killed. He was on the 92nd floor of Tower One when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center.
First responder John Feal, who was injured at ground zero, said it’s like a slap in the face — a letter going out to 9/11 survivors, warning them about a provision in the Zadroga bill.
New York City passed another milepost Wednesday on the road to recovery from the 9/11 attacks. One of the badly damaged buildings torn down near ground zero is now standing at its full 14-story height.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology obtained a NYPD helicopter video showing the moments after the impacts on the north and south towers.
It looks like something that Batman might use: a portable escape system designed to help people scurry down the sides of buildings.
With Saturday marking the 18th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, some are voicing concern at the lack of a formalized educational program on the history of 9/11.