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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

This March 26, 2007 file photo shows the ferry building on Ellis Island, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)

Ellis Island museum to reopen Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellis Island will reopen to the public Monday, almost a year after Superstorm Sandy’s swells reached 8 feet and badly damaged the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point. “We are delighted […]

10/24/2013

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Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown. Ferry […]

10/12/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar Plane: Making clean tech sexy, adventurous

WASHINGTON (AP) – In noisy, energetic New York City, the pilots of a spindly plane that looks more toy than jet hope to grab attention in a surprising way: By being silent and consuming little […]

07/04/2013

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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

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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

One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, New York City. (AP Photo)

Weather postpones trade center’s ascent to tallest

NEW YORK (AP) — One World Trade Center already is New York’s tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

04/29/2013

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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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