Topic: National Park Service
Statue of Liberty: A makeover of Lady Liberty will come with five webcams attached to the torch. The web cams go live Friday during ceremonies marking the Statue of Liberty's 125th anniversary.
10/28/2011 11:33 am
The magnitude-5.8 earthquake that shook the Washington Monument in August will keep it closed indefinitely. It's the latest natural blow to the Washington Monument.
09/26/2011 06:25 pm
Rocks of the East Coast conduct earthquakes much better than rocks in the West. It means a moderate quake in rural Virginia can travel far and damage the Washington Monument.
08/24/2011 08:49 pm
The iconic Washington Monument, on the National Mall, cracked at the top during Tuesday's East Coast earthquake and is closed 'for an indefinite period.' Other D.C. tourist spots, as well as some schools and government offices, are closed, too.
08/24/2011 12:59 pm
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Martin Luther King Jr. isn't the only non-president to have a memorial on the National Mall. Here are three other individuals who got prime space.
08/23/2011 06:43 pm
Virginia quake caused the evacuation of many buildings and triggered the shutdown of two nuclear reactors. Cellphone call volume spiked as people rushed to call loved ones after the Virginia quake.
08/23/2011 06:22 pm
Statue of Liberty closing: the Statue of Liberty will close on October 28. Liberty Island will remain open but the interior of Lady Liberty will remain closed for a year of renovations.
08/13/2011 12:38 am
Scientist David Carroll doesn't publish academic papers but tells turtles' stories through his art and writings.
08/01/2011 01:02 pm
Pearl Harbor skull: An excavation crew dredging the harbor recently made the startling discovery of the skull, which archeologists believe is from one of the Japanese aviators in the surprise attack.
07/22/2011 11:38 am
Provincetown, Massachusetts continues its seasonal tradition of vibrant colors and characters.
07/20/2011 05:16 pm