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Five faces, all immigrants, are added to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

David W. Dunlap of the New York Times reports on five new photographs of those killed on September 11 that have been donated to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The photos were found and donated by employees of the Immigration Records and Identity Services Directorate. There are now photos of Gregorio Manuel Chavez of the Dominican Republic; Kerene Emeline […]

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Occidental College tries to heal campus wounds after attack on 9/11 flag memorial

On the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a memorial display of American flags put up by students at Los Angeles’ Occidental College was twice destroyed by protesters. The college is trying to respond, but tensions remain reports Maureen Sullivan in Forbes. This spring, the  college will host a series of speakers and  documentaries in […]

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Hazardous 9/11 dust made newborn babies smaller

A new study published in the fall 2016 issue of the Journal of Human Resources has found that the dust emanating from the collapse of the World Trade Center probably contributed to negative birth outcomes for women in Lower Manhattan, reported Erika Beras in National Geographic. The study isolated lower Manhattan birth records from the 1.2 million NYC births from 1994 to […]

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