For five and a half hours on Feb. 26, 1993, Carl Selinger was trapped alone in an elevator at the World Trade Center, wondering if the smoke seeping in from the elevator shaft would kill him.
On Sept. 11, 2001, a brief encounter between two chaplains stuck with them forever. Sixteen years later, they were finally reunited as part of a PBS series airing Tuesday night.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the attack, which killed six people, including a pregnant woman, and foreshadowed a much more devastating attack eight years later.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum, in partnership with VOICES of September 11th, will host a special program tonight for those affected by the 1993 and 9/11 attacks.
Two health care forums are being held at Stuyvesant High School and are open to anyone who lived, worked or went to school around the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the weeks and months that followed.
Among New York City survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, one-fifth have experienced depression since 2011, and depression was more common among participants who had symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the results of a recent study published in the Jou
A special exhibit marking the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center will open Feb. 1 at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Friday announced the opening of a special installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center.
A recent observational study showed that extrathoracic disease has a high incidence in World Trade Center firefighters who developed sarcoidosis following the 9/11 attack in the United States.
Social media companies are making significant strides in weeding out content from extremists and bad actors from their sites, but without significant policy changes, “authoritarians and terrorists” will continue using the platforms to threaten the American public, said one national security exper
New York Law School is offering free clinics for individuals who need assistance filing a claim with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, but do not wish to hire an attorney. Clinics are January 26 and 30 and are by appointment only.
More than 16 years later, 9/11 continues to take its toll. Retired FDNY Lt. Joseph Stach Jr. died of a 9/11-related illness on Sunday. He was 51. Stach developed pancreatic cancer after spending weeks digging and searching at the World Trade Center site.
Dr. James Melius, an international expert on workplace medicine who advised the sponsors of a federal law that authorized billions of dollars for the medical care of first responders and others after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001, died on Jan. 1 at his home in Copake Falls, N.Y.
Shortly before he died, a New York State trooper hoped to perform one last act of service for his community. Mike Anson knew he was dying, but he wasn’t thinking about himself. He was worried about every first responder from 9/11. His message?
A memorial stands in honor of those who perished in 9/11 but some even right here in the Capital Region are still fighting for their lives.
Researchers identified a novel polygenic expression aggregate among World Trade Center responders with PTSD, but not in control responders without PTSD.
A wonderful example of the spirit of giving for the Holiday Season is the message of the Hit Broadway Musical “Come From Away.” For this episode, Host Suzanne Phillips is joined by Sue Frost, the producer and Joel Hatch, a cast member of this remarkable show.
Soon after the 9/11 attacks, survivors returned to downtown Manhattan. The air didn’t look right, it didn’t smell right, and it didn’t feel right, but the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it was safe. Some of those who returned were just children.
The memorial at Pearl Harbor captures terror and loss by allowing visitors to view the destroyed U.S.S. Arizona under the sea. The memorial at Hiroshima makes a statement about death and hope by preserving the ruins of a domed hall that stood at the atomic bomb’s hypocenter.
Every tragedy, big or small, leaves behind victims and loved ones whose lives are inalterably changed. In some cases, survivors find themselves driven to become activists or advocates, finding meaning in the tragedy by fighting whatever caused it.