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FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2000, file photo, New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine, left, and New York Yankees manager Joe Torre give an interview prior to the start of a World Series baseball game in New York. Sports teams will hold ceremonies Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Valentine, manager of the 2001 Mets, will throw a ceremonial first pitch to Torre, manager of the 2001 Yankees.

20th Anniversary of Attacks Marked by Mets, Yankees

The Mets will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks before Saturday night’s Subway Series game against the Yankees.
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9/11 First Responders Could Receive $2.9B

The money would go to shore up the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program, along with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Figure 1. Five dimensions of stress management training for first responders

Stress Management as Key Factor for Enhanced First Responder Training: Virtual Reality at the...

New advancements in the area of virtual reality (VR) allow for a more adequate training of first responders.

Recent COVID-19 Surge Affecting TX Firefighters

A total of 50 firefighters from across the nation have now died from the virus.
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Report: Majority of FDNY Acquired Long-Term Illness from Sept. 11

About three-quarters of workers who responded to the Sept. 11 terror attacks have some sort of long-term illness linked to their service.
A dispatcher responds to a call.

Amid 911 Delays, St. Louis Mayor Launches Plan to Combine Fire, Police Dispatch Centers

The city aims to move its fire department 911 dispatchers to the police department's downtown call center by October.
This July 8, 2018, file photo shows Tesla 2018 Model 3 sedans sitting on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo..

U.S. Opens Probe into Tesla Autopilot System after Collisions with Emergency Vehicles

The U.S. government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla's Autopilot partially automated driving system.
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Racial Bias Investigation Called for By Black and Latino L.A. Firefighters

Two groups have called for an investigation into what they allege is widespread racial bias in the agency's treatment of employees.
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PA Firefighter’s Death Highlights Dangers of Roadway Incidents, Ways to Prevent Them

Tom Royds was killed Saturday, July 24, 2021, while working at a scene on Interstate 76, according to the Lower Merion Township (PA) Fire Department.
A dark cloud of smoke rises above the chemical park in Leverkusen, Germany, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

At Least One Dead in German Chemical Plant Explosion

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least one person Tuesday, with 16 injured and four still missing.