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The rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Day To Register For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

The Victim Compensation Fund covers those already sick or anyone who fears they may become sick due to the toxic dust that lingered in the air over lower Manhattan following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

10/03/2013

An unidentified New York City firefighter walks away from the World Trade Center (file/credit: Anthony Correia/Getty Images)

Just Days Left To Register For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

The Victim Compensation Fund covers those already sick or anyone who fears they may become sick due to the toxic dust that lingered in the air over lower Manhattan following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

10/01/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at a press conference urging people to sign up for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sen. Gillibrand: ‘Clock Is Ticking’ On Enrollment For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Anyone who worked on lived near the World Trade Center on or after Sept. 11 and was exposed to the toxic dust is eligible to sign up ahead of the Oct. 3 deadline.

09/23/2013

About 95 percent of the city's police officers, firefighters and other first responders agreed to a $625 million settlement with the city. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ground Zero Workers Agree To Settlement

More than 10,000 Ground Zero first responders have agreed to a settlement with the city.

11/20/2010

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Most 9/11 Responders Settle Suits Over WTC Dust

More than 95 percent of workers who sued after being exposed to the toxic dust at Ground Zero have joined a legal settlement that will pay them at least $625 million.

CBS New York–11/19/2010