Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.
Some 2,750 people died at the World Trade Center in the Sept. 11 attacks, but remains of only 1,634 people have been identified.
A total of 18 pieces that might be human remains were found in debris from around the World Trade Center, according to a published report.
Pope Benedict XVI has traveled around the world, but one of the most poignant trips was to New York City in 2008.
In order to qualify for federal help, sick or injured Ground Zero volunteers who lack other proof must have two people swear they worked there. Quinn said the city should help these volunteers locate first responders and others who can attest to their service.
The most comprehensive study on whether the toxins in the air at ground zero after 9/11 are linked to cancers is unlikely to end the debate over health questions.
Sgt. Stephanie Moses “epitomized professionalism in her appearance, conduct and dedication to duty,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement.
Construction has resumed at the World Trade Center site a week after it was left flooded by Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
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.
Families of 9/11 victims have expressed anger and disappointment that another anniversary will pass without a museum at Ground Zero.
A group of mostly parents of slain firefighters argued a plan for a repository inside the memorial museum – seven stories down at bedrock – is disrespectful.
Politicians Will Not Speak At 9/11 Anniversary After Families Claim Museum Progress Stalled By Politics
Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year’s Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero, following a year in which families have expressed concern that political struggles are hindering progress on a 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site.
Imam Who Supported Islamic Community Center Near The World Trade Center Says His Life Was Threatened
One of the leaders of the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center says someone threatened to kill him during the furor over the project.
People with any of the cancers on the list could qualify for treatments and payments as long as they and their doctors make a plausible case that the disease might be connected to the caustic dust.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health director Dr. John Howard is scheduled to make a determination by Saturday, though his decision might not be announced until Monday.