Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with Sept. 11 first responders following withering criticism from comedian Jon Stewart that Congress had failed to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund never runs out of money.
A sleeve hanging loose where an arm once was. A jagged run disrupting skin where shrapnel left its mark. These are the kinds of scars visible on the bodies of military veterans. But more concerning are the invisible scars left on the minds and hearts […]
Long-term funding for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is a step closer to reality after the House Judiciary Committee approved the spending bill on Wednesday – a day after a stinging and sometimes-emotional scolding by comedian Jon Stewart.
For 14 years, Ron and Aileen Payne have worked to coordinate a special Memorial Day service at their home church. And for 15 years, the memories remain vivid, the cause remains honored and justified, and the tears remain flowing.