Liberty Island

A park ranger walks through the registry room on Ellis Island in New York, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Ellis Island museum reopens after Sandy’s floods

NEW YORK (AP) — The island that ushered millions of immigrants into the United States and became a monument to its mosaic of ancestries reopened to visitors Monday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, […]

10/28/2013

In this Sept. 20, 2013 photo, a National Guard soldier mans a roadblock as a bulldozer clears concrete flood debris from a damaged road being repaired after last week's flood, west of Longmont, Colo. A bitter budget fight has led to a U.S. government shutdown Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers without paychecks and shutting down federal services all over the country. National Guard soldiers rebuilding washed-out roads in Colorado would apparently be paid on time _ along with the rest of the country’s active-duty personnel _ under a bill passed hours before the shutdown. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Americans anxious, irritated as gov’t shuts down

NEW YORK (AP) — From New York’s Liberty Island to Alaska’s Denali National Park, the U.S. government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all […]

09/30/2013

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty reopens as US salutes July 4th

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty reopened on the Fourth of July, eight months after Superstorm Sandy shuttered the national symbol of freedom, as Americans around the country celebrated with fireworks and parades […]

07/04/2013

Statue of Liberty

Tickets on sale for Lady Liberty’s July 4 opening

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4 after Superstorm Sandy flooded the island where it stands. The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29 and […]

05/09/2013

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.

03/19/2013

Statue of Liberty light to shine again at dusk

  NEW YORK (AP) – The National Park Service says the Statue of Liberty will be relit tonight for the first time since it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. National Park Foundation spokeswoman Marjorie Hall […]

11/09/2012

Statue of Liberty reopens on 126th birthday Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen to the public on Sunday, the U.S. landmark’s 126th anniversary. The statue has been closed for renovation to its interior, although the public […]

10/25/2012

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