US Marine Corps and Navy servicemen stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes Ground Zero in New York Harbor arriving for Fleet Week on May 26.
The Obama administration says it won’t hold the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other Al Qaeda suspects in Manhattan after all, mainly because of security costs and community backlash. But to some, it's another political misstep.
Shifting climates and needed upkeep are issues facing America’s treasured spots.
An estimated 15,000 visitors endured two-hour waits Saturday to visit the Statue of Liberty – but under new rules only 240 got to climb to the crown.
Far inland, scientists listen for slow, shallow swimmers.
Behind Churchill's public face, a ramble through Britain's backroads with Robbie Coltrane, a novel about Cuba pre-Castro, and more.
Public art can generate big revenues and beautify urban areas. Or it can anger residents. How does one measure its success?