9/11 first responders
The federal government will reportedly announce that about 50 types of cancer will be added to the 9/11 compensation list, and that the funds will finally be distributed.
A Queens man who did recovery work at ground zero has been pushing for months for a celebration in the Canyon of Heroes honoring 9/11 first responders.
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.
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.
U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has given thousands of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers until Nov. 16 to sign on to a legal settlement that would pay them millions of dollars.
For the first time the president pledged to sign the 9/11 health bill into law. Now, if only Congress could get it to his desk. CBS 2’s Sean Hennessey spoke with a first responder who made a plea to the president himself.