Topic: Statue of Liberty

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  • In Pictures Border battles: the US immigration debate

    Boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the US Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/30

    A firefighter looks on as a fast-moving wildfire approaches Elizabeth Lake Road in the Leona Valley near Palmdale, Calif., on Thursday, July 29. Mandatory evacuations were issued for the community of Leona Valley on Thursday evening, Los Angeles County fire inspector Matt Levesque said.

  • Verbal Energy Notes from the road: words that bind a nation

    On a cross-country trip, a book on the great sound bites of American history provides food for thought for the Monitor's language columnist.

  • Gallery World's top 10 military spenders

    ITALY - $35.8 billion: No. 10 but spending less. Over the past decade, Rome decreased state military spending by 13.3 percent – more than any other country in the top 10. According to Stockholm-based SIPRI's annual report, of the 19 states in the G20, only Argentina, Indonesia, and Italy did not increase their military spending in 2009. A comrade holds a photo of Italian Army Sgt. Maj. Roberto Valente in Naples, Italy, on Sept. 17 after Valente was killed in action in Afghanistan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26

    Israeli children take cover in a classroom during an air raid siren drill at Gordon school in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Air raid sirens have sounded across Israel as part of a massive four-day-long air raid drill. Israel is practicing its response to a widespread rocket attack all over the country.

  • In Pictures Fleet week 2010

    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.

  • Gallery America's top 10 landmarks

    10 - The Gateway Arch: Located in St. Louis, Mo., The Gateway Arch, or the Gateway to the West, is 630 ft. tall and 630 ft. wide. It was completed in 1965. Visitors can take a tram to to top for a spectacular view of the Mississippi river and southern Illinois.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23

    On March 23, volunteer Cara Bround holds a ten-day-old Sykes Monkey being cared for at the Colobus Trust Rescue Center near Mombasa after its mother was electrocuted. According to the Trust, the population of Sykes Monkeys have gone down from 800 three years ago to 600.

  • Gallery Tea party politics

    Tamara Schirrmacher dresses up as The Statue of Liberty as she holds chains that she says represent the national debt during a tax day Tea Party event in Pleasanton, Calif., April 15, 2009. Protests took place around the country to demonstrate against recent bailouts and excessive government spending.

  • Unemployed? This week's Top 8 job offers.

    The New Economy Unemployed? This week's Top 8 job offers.

    A look at this week's Top 8 intriguing job offers.