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Inae Oh

16 Sobering Numbers That Remind Us To Honor The Sacrifice Of 9/11 Responders | Inae Oh | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, some first responders and rescue workers are still waiting to receive proper care and comp...

Immigration and Dying 9/11 Ground Zero Workers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.14.2014 | New York
Ryan Campbell

The Zadroga bill running out in 2016 is only one of the complications faced by hundreds of undocumented immigrants who worked to clear the still-smouldering wreckage at Ground Zero.

Amanda Terkel

9/11 Takes Center Stage In Wisconsin Senate Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 9/11 attacks have taken center stage in Wisconsin's Senate race. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is out with a new ad Wednesday going...

9/11 Trials: Firefighter Among Families And Responders Who Want 'Justice'

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — There are times when Ken Fairben, still mourning the loss of his paramedic son on 9/11, thinks he will never see the end of the compl...

Feds Expected To Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the federal government is expected to recognize a link between exposure to toxic dusts caused b...

9/11 Responder Helps Injured, Sick Get Benefits

Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact

September 11 responder John Feal knows what it means to experience frustration on top of heartache and pain. Feal had spent days at the 9/11 site ...

City Will Pay Millions To 10,000 9/11 Responders

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More than 10,000 workers exposed to the tons of toxic dust that blanketed ground zero after the World Trade Center fell have ended th...

Tom Coburn Vs. Rudy Giuliani In Latest Battle Over 9/11 First Responders Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated with additional reporting by Ryan Grim WASHINGTON - Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), a licensed physician long known as the S...

9/11 Responder Aid Package Gets Another Shot

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to reconsider a bill this month to provide up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during cleanup of World Tra...

Congress Fails To Pass Aid Package For Sick 9/11 Responders

AP | ANDREW MIGA and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust fell short in the House on ...