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Liberty Island to remain open during statue's renovationupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 20:55:00

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will undergo renovations totaling more than $27 million beginning in late October, according to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.

Huntsman to launch presidential bid next weekupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 13:53:00

Former Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman will formally announce his bid for the presidency next week at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, with the Statue of Liberty as the backdrop, a Republican source told CNN on Tuesday.

Media helped inflate the birther storyupdated: Mon May 02 2011 06:05:00

We witnessed a low point in American political discourse this week when President Barack Obama released his long-form birth certificate. While some might hail this as a show of transparency by the White House, we know the truth: President Obama was beaten down by conspiracy theory bullies who will never be satisfied by any sort of documentation, no matter how official.

Whoops! Stamp features Vegas babe, not New York ladyupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 15:58:00

When the U.S. Postal Service printed 3 billion stamps last year, it thought the image was of the Statue of Liberty, the iconic symbol of freedom keeping watch over huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Strong winds, rain close Statue of Libertyupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 22:23:00

A strong storm system Wednesday brought rain and winds that shut down the Statue of Liberty and delayed flights for more than four hours at airports in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Families pick up pieces after stormsupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 22:23:00

A series of dangerous storms roll through the Southeast, leaving residents of several states without homes.

Imam: Lose your ego, find your compassionupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 12:08:00

Imam Feisel Abdul Rauf speaks about healing relations between Muslim-Americans and their neighbors and spreading peace.

Imam Rauf: What's right with Islamupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 12:08:00

The world wants to like America. The guiding values that Thomas Jefferson articulated so eloquently -- life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness -- resonate strongly around the world, transcending countless superficial and cultural differences, not because these are American values, but because they are universal values, embedded in the human heart.

CNNMoney: Can't find a job, college grad? National Park Service is hiringupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 13:06:00

There is at least one bright spot amid this otherwise wretched job market: The National Park Service is hiring!

Arizona immigration law inspires art exhibitupdated: Sat Aug 07 2010 08:13:00

The flag of Arizona, skeletons and the Statue of Liberty are just some of the images evoked by a group of artists to give life to their views on Arizona's new immigration law.

Man arrested after 1 killed in New York Harbor boat crashupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 00:02:00

Authorities arrested the operator of a 30-foot pleasure boat Friday in connection with a crash in New York Harbor that killed one man Friday evening.

People.com: Who's the Hottie from France, Gaspard Ulliel?updated: Tue Mar 23 2010 15:55:00

Ulliel has already caught the eye of The NY Times, Martin Scorsese - and now American women

Romantic Valentine's Day spots to avoidupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 16:44:00

Valentine's Day can be one of the most depressing days of the year for singles, especially if you just went through a breakup. It can be torture to watch couples exchange stuffed bears, chocolates and kisses.

Michelle Obama previews White House's holiday lookupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 03:49:00

Unveiling the White House Christmas tree and holiday decorations, first lady Michelle Obama explained Wednesday why she chose this year's theme, "Reflect, Rejoice and Renew."

SI.com: George Schroeder: In a strange twist, Boise State intertwined with Oklahoma againupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 13:23:00

Even in Canada, Jared Zabransky cannot go many places without someone mentioning his claim to fame. Yes, right, he is that guy who ran the Statue of Liberty to beat Oklahoma in 2007.

Family adventures at Yosemiteupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 08:44:00

Rivers Klopson, 5, turns cartwheels in the sunshine on the flat rocks next to Yosemite's famous Vernal Fall, oblivious to the strangers smiling at her.

SI.com: Norman Chad: My love/hate affair with pro footballupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 17:02:00

Every Sunday, I sit in a bar, look up at multiple TV screens and wonder, "What am I doing with myself?" People, what are we doing with ourselves?

Commentary: Remember what Lady Liberty saysupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 10:54:00

A key element for the continued success of Latinos in America is the degree to which they are welcomed into our society. This country of immigrants is famous for welcoming others, especially those in most need.

8 places every American should seeupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:36:00

No offense to the nation's capital, but the landmarks of our heritage extend far beyond the District of Columbia.

Sears Tower now named Willis Towerupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 05:31:00

Sears Tower is history. As of Thursday, the iconic Chicago, Illinois, skyscraper is now named Willis Tower.

103 floors straight downupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 05:31:00

iReporter Wojtek Gil gives us his impression of the new Skydeck experience at the Sears Tower in Chicago.

Statue of Liberty replica decapitated on YouTubeupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 20:01:00

A stolen Statue of Liberty replica has resurfaced in a disturbing video posted on YouTube that shows someone decapitating the blindfolded lady and smashing her head into pieces.

July Fourth marriage proposal in Statue of Libertyupdated: Sun Jul 05 2009 09:37:00

After huffing and puffing up 354 steps to the newly reopened Lady Liberty crown, Aaron Weisinger figured it was time to pop the question to his girlfriend, Erica Breder.

Statue of Liberty climbupdated: Sun Jul 05 2009 04:06:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti enjoys a crowning moment inside the Statue of Liberty.

Statue of Liberty's crown reopens for visitorsupdated: Sun Jul 05 2009 04:06:00

Thirty people joined National Park Service rangers Saturday in climbing to the crown of the Statue of Liberty, the first tourists to go into the landmark's crown since the 9/11 attacks.

Your views of iconic Lady Libertyupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 07:06:00

The crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen to tourists on July 4.

Statue of Liberty's crown to re-open July 4updated: Thu Jul 02 2009 21:07:00

The crown of the Statue of Liberty will re-open to tourists on July 4, the Interior Department said Friday.

Fortune: History channeler: Simon Schama's 'The American Future'updated: Fri Jun 05 2009 05:18:00

I've just read the most optimistic take on this country's future that I have encountered in years. If that suggests the author is looking at something the rest of us may be ignoring, you're right: Simon Schama has located The American Future (Ecco) deep in the American past.

New York City: The Promised Landupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 03:19:00

New York City is the quintessential metropolis, the city other cities aspire to be. Frenetic, chaotic and glamorous, it may not be the capital of America, or even New York State, but in many ways it's the capital of the world.

The lowdown on the Big Appleupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 12:59:00

They say that if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere, so here are some tips to help you make the most of New York.

Bill seeks citizenship for Binghamton victimsupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 09:33:00

U.S. senators from New York have announced legislation that would grant posthumous honorary citizenship to victims of last week's shooting rampage in Binghamton, New York.

Giant horse to tower over UK countrysideupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 08:26:00

A sculpture of a giant white horse taller than the Statue of Liberty is set to tower over the countryside as part of an unusual scheme to help revive the fortunes of a depressed region of England.

So who will Obama meet first?updated: Tue Jan 20 2009 15:12:00

Everyone wants to be the friend of newly inaugurated U.S. President Barack Obama -- none more so than leaders in Europe.

Brooklyn's DUMBO takes flightupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 08:20:00

Visitors to New York, lost in a cavern of skyscrapers, might forget they're in a coastal city. But across the East River from Manhattan, Brooklyn holds claim to memorable water views. From its shores, travelers witness the reflections of massive buildings and bridges wavering with the wind. In the distance, they see the Statue of Liberty hoisting her torch high above barges and ships crisscrossing the harbor.

Time.com: NYC 'Waterfalls' to Turn on Thursdayupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 13:00:00

When the spigots are turned on this Thursday, four mammoth waterfalls will spring into existence, freestanding cataracts roaring down into New York's East River

Police protecting U.S. icons 'failed,' report saysupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 18:15:00

The federal police force responsible for protecting the Washington Monument, the Statue of Liberty and other national icons is understaffed, under-equipped, under-trained and demoralized, according to an assessment that echoes earlier studies.

Time.com: Cloverfield: Godzilla Goes 9/11
 
updated: Wed Jan 16 2008 19:00:00

Q&A: J. J. Abrams talks with TIME's Rebecca Winters Keegan about doing a horror film for the YouTube age

New York: A city of magicupdated: Mon Oct 08 2007 11:21:00

It may be one of the most overused clichés around, but the twinkling lights of New York City's skyline are sure to move even the most hardened visitors. The magical feeling in the air combined with some of the world's finest architecture, culture, eating, drinking and shopping, makes it difficult to imagine a more exciting place to visit.

Time.com: Dylan and the Beatles: Together Again!updated: Sun Sep 16 2007 13:05:00

The '60s Fab Five lend their music to two quirky new movies. Richard Corliss is both bored and enthralled

From goods trains to green grass: The New York High Lineupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 08:14:00

A green ribbon a mile and a half long, twisting through the Manhattan sky? It sounds like the stuff of dreams, but Joshua David and Robert Hammond, founders of Friends of the High Line, are bringing this futuristic park and walkway to life.

Falling into the tourist trapupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 07:11:00

A visit to the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and the Pyramids is on the itinerary of most jet-setting travelers.

SI.com: Arash Markazi: Boise State's magicupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 04:25:00

Editor's note: We asked SI.com writers to share their memories from the best game they've ever seen. Here are their stories:

'7 wonders' to be revealed 7/7updated: Mon Jul 09 2007 00:40:00

'7 wonders' to be revealed 7/7

Time.com: 4 Wounded in Vegas Casino Shootingupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 11:40:00

A man standing on a walkway over the New York-New York casino gambling floor opened fire on the gamblers below early Friday, wounding four people

Time.com: The Oscars of the Environmentupdated: Sun Jun 24 2007 13:45:00

The World Heritage Committee will soon pick another list of natural and human-made wonders most in need of protection

SI.com: Barclays event moves to Liberty Nationalupdated: Wed May 16 2007 21:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The PGA Tour's Barclays tournament will be played at the recently completed Liberty National course in 2009.

CNNMoney: Getting rich off 'God-less' dollar coinsupdated: Wed Mar 07 2007 17:15:00

Some owners of the recently released George Washington Presidential coins unwittingly got a little more bang for their buck - and they have God to thank.

SI.com: All-Star notebookupdated: Sat Feb 17 2007 23:31:00

LAS VEGAS -- Say this much for Saturday's All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. It was creative.

CNNMoney: Presidential dollar coin on the wayupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 12:23:00

The U.S. Mint will issue a dollar coin featuring the likeness of George Washington this Thursday, the first in the series of presidential coin dollars.

SI.com: Don't ruin the momentupdated: Thu Jan 04 2007 13:47:00

If you didn't see the Boise State-Oklahoma game Monday night, you blew it. You'll never see a better football game. It had swerves, surprises, schoolyard spirit and a back-and-forth of great plays.

Quest for magicupdated: Mon Dec 11 2006 06:14:00

From the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas theatres, seeing is disbelieving this month as Richard goes on a Quest for magic.

Rebuilding WTC 'like conducting an orchestra'updated: Mon Nov 06 2006 12:32:00

Architect Daniel Libeskind talks about rebuilding the World Trade Center site in New York and the politics and emotions involved with the project.

The lure of a big city vacationupdated: Fri Apr 07 2006 12:06:00

From the Tower of London to Paris' Eiffel Tower, historic landmarks and one-of-a-kind attractions have long lured travelers to the world's great cities.

Review: Exiles, lost and foundupdated: Wed Feb 08 2006 18:29:00

If you could make an El Nino-style map that registered cultural collaborations in music, that familiar red hotspot might shift from the Pacific to another sea.

Jury hears cleric Hamza sermonupdated: Thu Jan 12 2006 09:23:00

A jury in London has seen a videotape showing Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al- Masri that prosecutors said was evidence of him urging his followers to kill non-believers and fight for a Muslim state.

Cleric kept terrorism manual, court toldupdated: Wed Jan 11 2006 06:55:00

Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri kept a terrorism "manual" which contained a dedication to Osama bin Laden and suggested a list of potential targets including Big Ben, a court in London has heard.

CNNMoney: New coins to roll out ex-presidentsupdated: Fri Dec 16 2005 07:21:00

Coin collectors can look forward to a new series of gold-colored dollar coins depicting portraits of former presidents, according to a report published Friday.

Fortune: FIREMAN'S FANTASYupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 00:01:00

It's a brilliant blue September afternoon. Paul Fireman is standing on the final tee of the soon-to-open Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey. The hole is a 480-yard par-4. Dead ahead is the Ma...

Jury hears 1993 WTC attack lawsuitupdated: Tue Sep 27 2005 17:55:00

After 12 years of legal delays, a jury this week began hearing arguments about whether the owners of the World Trade Center should be held liable for the 1993 terrorist attack on the fallen landmark.

Fortune: WHAT WOULD CHRISTO DO?updated: Mon Sep 05 2005 00:01:00

AMONG THE FANTASTICALLY complex gear carried by the space shuttle Discovery when it roared into orbit in March 1989 was a hermetically sealed glass cube the size of a jack-in-the-box. Filled with w...

New WTC tower design made publicupdated: Wed Jun 29 2005 05:47:00

New York officials released the latest design for the signature building at the World Trade Center site Wednesday after revising it to make the tower more secure.

Trump pushes own Ground Zero planupdated: Wed May 18 2005 17:37:00

Officials in charge of rebuilding the World Trade Center site Wednesday were quick to dismiss real estate developer Donald Trump's proposal to scrap their plan and instead build "reincarnated" Twin Towers similar to the originals.

Freedom Tower to be redesignedupdated: Wed May 04 2005 19:47:00

The proposed tallest building in the world, meant to take the place of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, will be redesigned, New York Gov. George Pataki said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Saving a lot in a hurryupdated: Fri Apr 08 2005 09:44:00

My boyfriend and I, both in our mid-twenties, have been discussing our marriage and our future. We're both employed as engineers and we both contribute to our 401(k) and save outside our plan.

'A symbol of an entire country'updated: Fri Feb 25 2005 10:28:00

As an icon of a city, it is as instantly recognizable as the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate Bridge.

'Ice Man' carves his own nicheupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 09:09:00

He is known as the "Ice Man," a Big Apple version of Edward Scissorhands, only with a chainsaw.

Fortune: THE SECRETS OF HIS SUCCESSupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 00:01:00

LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM, you must admit that Stephen Covey is a phenomenon. In 1989 this former Brigham Young University professor wrote The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a book that describes ...

CNNMoney: How to be a VIP, on the cheapupdated: Wed Aug 04 2004 10:17:00

It's the thick of the summer entertainment season, that time of year when it takes a 40-minute line to take a 2-minute roller coaster ride.

CNNMoney: Group calls Subway ad 'unpatriotic'updated: Fri Jul 30 2004 15:13:00

An advocacy group Friday accused sandwich chain Subway Restaurants of being "anti-American" because the tray liners that the company is currently using in Germany display an obese Statute of Liberty and a German word that it claims is a pejorative term for Americans.

Ex-chief of Park Police denounces firingupdated: Sat Jul 10 2004 17:08:00

One day after she was fired, former U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers accused the Bush administration Saturday of silencing dissenting views in the rank and file.

Statue of Liberty to reopen in Augustupdated: Wed Jun 30 2004 17:56:00

The Statue of Liberty, which has been closed to the public since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, is set to partially reopen on August 3, Interior Secretary Gale Norton announced Wednesday.

Statue of Liberty to reopen soon, officials sayupdated: Thu Mar 25 2004 13:09:00

The Statue of Liberty, which has been closed to visitors since the September 11, 2001, attacks, will be reopened shortly, national park officials told Congress on Thursday.

Money Magazine: Rudy's NYC THE MAYOR TELLS WHY NEW YORK IS (STILL) THE GREATEST CITY IN THE WORLD.updated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

In August, I treated myself to a night on the town: mouth-watering Italian fare at Brooklyn's Coney Island followed by a Brooklyn Cyclones game at Keyspan Park, the picturesque stadium built for th...

Money Magazine: Artistic Drives On your next trip, take a detour to see some great American roadside art.updated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

Quick quiz: what's the best-known work of art in America? Here's a hint: It's not in a museum, it's nowhere near any of the major metropolitan art scenes, and it's a prime travel destination.

Fortune: Russia's Rip-off Smokesupdated: Mon Oct 17 1994 00:01:00

Smoking is a no-no in the Clinton White House, but word apparently hasn't traveled the globe. In Russia, Muscovites are hawking a flimsy, filterless smoke called Clinton, which comes wrapped in red...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Aug 23 1993 00:01:00

RPM RPM's protective coatings shield some of America's best-known landmarks -- including the Statue of Liberty and the Golden Gate Bridge -- from rain, wind, and sun. But it's with less famous stru...

Fortune: FORTUNE Magazine contents page AUGUST 23, 1993 VOL. 128, NO. 4 updated: Mon Aug 23 1993 00:01:00

MANAGING/COVER STORY 40 REENGINEERING: THE HOT NEW MANAGING TOOL The radical redesign of business processes is powerful -- and all the fad. Done well, it delivers extraordinary gains in speed, prod...

Fortune: CHURCH & DWIGHT NO PRODUCT IS TOO DULL TO SHINEupdated: Mon Jul 27 1992 00:01:00

INGENUITY and patience can turn the blandest commodity into a Christmas tree. Take bicarbonate of soda, good ol' NaHC03. Church & Dwight Co. of Princeton, New Jersey, has been making the white powd...

Fortune: 'SEND ME YOUR RICH INVESTORS'updated: Mon Oct 07 1991 00:01:00

It's time for an addition to the welcome that the Statue of Liberty extends to the world's tired, poor, and huddled masses. The U.S. will now proffer an official special hand to foreign millionaire...

Fortune: AMERICA TIES ON YELLOW RIBBONupdated: Mon Mar 11 1991 00:01:00

You see them everywhere, the bows and streamers that proclaim support for U.S. troops in the Mideast. Manufacturers are racing to keep pace with demand for yellow ribbon. C.M. Offray & Son, a Chest...

Fortune: Patrick Henry in Beijing, forgery in Yankee Stadium, a wistful look at Leningrad, and other matters. GOING WESTupdated: Mon Jul 03 1989 00:01:00

Insufficiently remarked upon in the avalanche of commentary on the Beijing students is their source of inspiration. It was, and is, democracy Western- style. You could fairly say American-style. In...

Fortune: ON THE WATERFRONTupdated: Mon Feb 13 1989 00:01:00

Developing a huge condominium complex on New York Harbor is the most mundane thing Paul Bucha has ever done. But at 45, Bucha can make do with a few less thrills. A Vietnam war hero and later chief...

Fortune: Freedom flierupdated: Mon Dec 21 1987 00:01:00

Leave it to Paul-Loup Sulitzer, the Gallic writer of ''financial westerns'' and all-round champion of free enterprise, to go out and buy the Cessna 172 airplane that young Mathias Rust landed near ...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THISupdated: Mon Dec 22 1986 00:01:00

ALAN ''ACE'' GREENBERG, 59, chief executive of investment firm Bear Stearns, which coughed up $169,000, the largest single contribution, for New York Governor Mario Cuomo's reelection campaign: ''W...

Fortune: America's Cup runneth overupdated: Mon Jun 09 1986 00:01:00

Will the America's Cup replace the Super Bowl in the hearts of U.S. sports fans? Not likely. But the quest to recapture yachting's most coveted prize has found a mother lode: U.S. corporate sponsor...

Fortune: Lee lashes backupdated: Mon Mar 17 1986 00:01:00

Lee Iacocca had just been fired as chairman of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial Commission, and no one expected him to take it lying down. He didn't. At a press conference the next day...

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