Ken Salazar

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to reopen by Independence Day

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty, closed since Superstorm Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public by Independence Day, officials said Tuesday.


(AP Photo)

How budget cuts could affect you

(AP) – Automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are expected to touch a vast range of government services. Click here to read some examples of what could happen.


Sally Jewell

Outdoor retail exec picked for Interior

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama nominated outdoor business executive Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department. Obama said Jewell has earned national recognition for her support of outdoor recreation and habitat conservation.


Inscription "I WAS A DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS", on side of "Stone of Hope" sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr., Washington, DC (AP Photo)

Quote on MLK Memorial to be removed

WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.



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