9/11 First Responders Bill

Emergency workers are seen in the vicinity of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Question Looms On WTC Health Act: Who Is Covered?

Only a few diseases were singled out by name in the act, including asthma and a handful of other respiratory ailments.


Photo Credit: President Obama (Getty Images), 9/11 Responders (AP)

President Signs Sept. 11 First Responders Bill

The bill was one of the last measures Congress passed before adjourning in December. President Obama signed the bill from Hawaii, where he’s vacationing with his family.