Sept. 11 Terror 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, which is expected to be filed on Thursday, will seek 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.
The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund plans to hand out $1,000 to every family in 19 schools, located in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and New Jersey.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer has demanded swift action from the group in charge of distributing funds to those sickened in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Two New York City Fire Department vehicles salvaged from the World Trade Center site have been stored in Hangar 17 at Kennedy Airport for more than 10 years.