If you’re going to fall and hurt yourself, you might think a hospital lobby is a pretty lucky place to do it. After all, the building does house doctors and nurses who can tend to you right away.
That’s what 82-year-old Doreen Wallace thought. But she was wrong.
After the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, one of the largest American flags damaged during the attacks continued to fly above the resulting wreckage during the clean-up efforts.
Seven years later, that flag, dubbed the National 9/11 Flag, was sewn back together by tornado survivors in Greensburg, Kansas, and has also been stitched by World War II veterans, survivors of the Ft
In honor of the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Steve Rosenbaum, a documentary film producer and web developer, has created an app called The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future.
In the weeks and months following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, many Americans became more patriotic. They tied yellow ribbons around trees, raised the flag, donated blood and enlisted in the military. Others, however, decided to seek revenge, and because their targets were so far away, they opted to hurt anyone who appeared to fit a specific profile.
In the past 10 years, the FBI has investi
The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 left an indelible mark on Americans. But even as the first responders climbed through the rubble in New York, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, the country embarked on a “War on Terror.” With that war came years of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, indefinite detention of terror suspects without charges or trial, enhanced interrogation techniques, extraordinary
The office of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that 9/11 responders have not been invited to the upcoming 10th anniversary commemoration of the terrorist attacks — a move those workers have called a “betrayal.”
Many of the 3,000 firefighters, police officers, and other city employees who’ve been excluded feel the decision was made to try to hide the medical ailments many of them a
The World Trade Center memorial reached its $350 million fundraising goal in 2008. The foundation that built the Pentagon memorial raised $22 million — the entire cost of construction — between 2004 and 2008. But a permanent memorial for the victims of Flight 93 is still $10 million short of its goal.