Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) pledged to heed the 9/11 Commission's report and improve communications among the nation’s first responders as the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center nears.
King, the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, is seeking House support for a bill allocating a 10 MHz radio channel on the communications spectrum for public safety.
"I urge the House to take up my legislation, H.R. 607, as soon as possible so that we can provide our nation's first responders with the tools they require to fulfill their mission," King said in statement. more >>
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has found out last month that during a chance encounter on Sept. 11, 2001, she inadvertently saved a woman’s life.
Nearly 10 years following the attacks on that fateful day, Lara Lundstrom Clarke reached out to Paltrow in a letter detailing how their momentary meeting, while Clarke was jaywalking, prevented her from being on the 77th floor of Tower Two of the World Trade Center.
Both women note that their morning exercise routines had set the ball rolling for them to meet each other. While Clarke was crossing in the middle of a West Village street in New York, Paltrow was driving in her silver Mercedes SUV. more >>
As Congress returns from its monthlong recess Tuesday, one of the first orders of business for a New York lawmaker will be to submit legislation seeking to establish the cross recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center (WTC) as a national monument.
With the legislation titled the "9/11 Memorial Cross National Monument Establishment Act of 2011," Rep. Michael G. Grimm hopes to convince his fellow legislators to approve the bill.
“This cross was a symbol of hope and freedom at a time when New Yorkers were coping with loss and destruction in the aftermath of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil,” Grimm said. more >>
A Wake-Up Call for God's People With Anne Graham Lotz and Joel Rosenberg
Watch as millions join in on by way of a church fellowship, community group, or on your home computer. This evening of messages by Anne Graham Lotz and Joel Rosenberg, knit together with authentic worship music led by Selah, will be used by God to wake up His people. more >>
Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of American Christian evangelist Dr. Billy Graham, passionately believes that the tragic events of September 11, 2001, were a wake-up call for all Christians. The Christian clock is still ticking toward another watershed moment.
In her new book, Expecting to See Jesus: A Wake-Up Call for God’s People, Lotz outlines the signs of Jesus’ return step by step and explains that he could return at any moment.
"The nation is taking steps to stay prepared for another terrorist attack but God's people still have hearts that are stale and time is running out," Lotz said. more >>
World Trade Center construction is in progress nearly one week before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
The nation will remember the series of four co-ordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaida on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.more >>