RT America -- September 11, 2015

Federal health program for 9/11 first responders comes to a halt

First responders to the 9/11 attacks still face fatal illnesses after risking their lives to save others at Ground Zero. Over a thousand have died over the years from 9/11 related illnesses and are memorialized at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Long Island. First responder John Feal talks to RT’s Egor Piskunov about the memorial and the importance of renewing the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act before it expires in October of this year.

Pentagon improperly stores and ships plague bacteria

Army lab in Maryland has reportedly mishandled, mislabeled and accidentally shipped plague bacteria. This comes after a military lab in Utah sent out anthrax to almost 200 labs in all states and 9 countries. RT’s Manila Chan has the latest.