Sept. 11 Terror Attacks
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
The work by Kyle Pavlik, a 17-year-old Bergen Catholic High School student, uses three pieces of twisted, rusted World Trade Center steel and is displayed in front of the Haworth Fire Department.
The ride started on Friday in Shanksville, Penn. at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Riders then made their way to the Pentagon before heading to Manhattan.
Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.
The government’s charge that he provided material support to the terrorist group is based on the fact that when Osama bin Laden summoned him on the very day of the attacks to videotape a speech that would let the world know al Qaeda was responsible, he agreed.
FBI Special Agent Michael Butsch was the chief interviewer to question Sulaiman Abu Ghaith aboard a flight to the United States after his arrest in Turkey a year ago.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith will be tried on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”
The lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.
Officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport apologized Wednesday for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The finishing touches are now being put on the $4 billion symbol of American rebirth, One World Trade Center.
Welles Crowther, 24, has come to be known as the man in the red bandana for sacrificing his own life to help save several people on that day.
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 memorial has added a $2 service fee to online and phone reservations. But the Memorial Foundation said the fee is temporary.
Last week, the TSA released new guidelines that will allow travelers to bring small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs, hockey sticks and other sports gear on planes.