2 South African Explorers Make History In New York HarborWith Lady Liberty as their witness, pioneering explorers Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys crossed the finish line, completing their trans-Atlantic rowing adventure with a long hug and tears.
Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy's FloodsThe halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.
Schumer To Obama: Statue Of Liberty Has Been Closed To The Public Long EnoughIs Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won't say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.
Statue Of Liberty's Crown To Reopen After Year Of RenovationsThe $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.
Torch Cams To Give Masses Views From Lady LibertyLady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.
Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More AccessibleStarting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
Statue Of Liberty To Get New Staircase For SafetyA set of 354 narrow steps spirals all the way up to the Statue of Liberty's crown, and it's the only escape route for tourists in an emergency.

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