The World Trade Center site, formerly referred to as "Ground Zero" or "the Pile" immediately after the September 11 attacks, is a 14.6-acre (5.9 ha) area in Lower Manhattan in New York City. The site is bounded by Vesey Street to the north, the West Side Highway to the west, Liberty Street to the south, and Church Street to the east. The Port Authority owns the site's land. The previous World Trade Center complex stood on the site until it was destroyed in the September 11 attacks.
New York (CNN Business)They covered the 9/11 attacks at ground zero. They breathed in the dust and debris. Now they have cancer. And they want other journalists to know that compensation and insurance.. WorldNews - Published
Professional rescue workers have spent two months at Ground Zero, sifting through rubble for victims' remains. As Ed Bradley reports, they're not alone - countless volunteers have traveled from around.. CBS News - Published
Former host of The Daily Show turned 9/11 first responder advocate blasted Sen.Rand Paul after he blocked a vote to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Thursday, according to.. WorldNews - Published
Luis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who worked at Ground Zero following the Sept 11 attacks and fought for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, died in hospice care Saturday, just weeks.. WorldNews - Published