News & Updates

April 12, 2019 -- Fox 5 NY -- New York unveils Sept. 11 commemorative license plate
New York has unveiled a new license plate that commemorates Sept. 11, 2001, and raises money for scholarships for 9/11 families.

April 12, 2019 -- Chief -- 3 Retired Firemen Die Of WTC-Linked Cancers
Congressional Support Grows to Extend Victims’ Fund

April 11, 2019 -- NCBI -- Unmet Mental Health Care Needs among Asian Americans 10⁻11 Years After Exposure to the World Trade Center Attack
This study investigated the prevalence of unmet mental health care needs (UMHCN) and their associated factors among 2344 Asian Americans directly exposed to the World Trade Center (WTC) attack 10-11 years afterwards.

April 11, 2019 -- NCBI -- The World Trade Center Health Program in New York: A Beacon for First Responders’ Health

April 11, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- FDNY firefighter who survived 9/11 says Republican criticizing Ilhan Omar told him he was ‘too busy’ to talk victim benefits
A retired FDNY firefighter who survived 9/11 said Thursday he was recently snubbed by Dan Crenshaw, the Texas congressman who’s drawing heat for accusing a Democratic lawmaker of downplaying the terror attack.

April 11, 2019 -- Angry Americans -- Listen to Angry Americans Podcast by Paul Rieckhoff with Retired FDNY firefighter Rob Serra
In a groundbreaking episode, Rieckhoff recaps a wild week of urgent news below the headlines that should make all Americans angry.

April 11, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- Ocasio-Cortez rips ‘horrifying’ Republican hypocrisy on support for 9/11 survivors after Ilhan Omar controversy
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scorched Republicans on Thursday for having the gall to accuse a Muslim congresswoman of trivializing terrorism…

April 10, 2019 -- WUSA - Washington, DC -- FBI announces 7th employee has died from Pentagon 9/11-related illness
William ‘Homer’ Lewis died because of an illness directly related to 9/11 recovery work at the Pentagon.

April 10, 2019 -- NCBI -- Clinical Evaluation of Sarcoidosis in Community Members with World Trade Center Dust Exposure
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease involving intrathoracic and extrathoracic organs.

April 9, 2019 -- Hawaii News Now - Honolulu HI -- He responded to ground zero after 9/11. Health problems — and memories still haunt him
Right after the Twin Towers were leveled on September 11, 2001, New York volunteer firefighter Dan Moynihan went to work in the rubble at Ground Zero.