9/11 victim compensation fund running out of money, plans to reduce future payments

The fund opened in 2011 to pay victims who were impacted by toxic exposure after the attacks. Now just $2 billion remains and with 19,000 unpaid claims, future payments will now be up to 70 percent smaller than what early claimants received.

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