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Trump’s top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli says the Statue of Liberty poem refers to ‘people coming from Europe,’ and some Democrats are saying it’s a racist dog whistle

Acting US Immigration and Citizenship Services Director Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said the iconic poem on the Statue of Liberty refers to “people coming from Europe.” The poem, “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus, was written in 1883 as a tribute to refugees and immigrants. There is no evidence that […]
Trump’s top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli says the Statue of Liberty poem refers to ‘people coming from Europe,’ and some Democrats are saying it’s a racist dog whistle
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Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.

Rising sea levels, climbing global temperatures, and extreme weather conditions have scientists concerned about the fate of the world’s landmarks. A group of researchers recently developed a Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) that helps determine which World Heritage Sites face the most precarious future. Landmarks that are in danger include the […]
Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.
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India is already divided over its gargantuan ‘Statue of Unity’

Locals are divided over a statue of the independence hero Sardar Patel being constructed in India. The landmark, dubbed the “Statue of Unity,” stretches nearly 600 feet tall and weighs more than 2,000 tons. It’s twice as tall as the US’s Statue of Liberty and has cost four years and […]
India is already divided over its gargantuan ‘Statue of Unity’
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Police have captured a woman who scaled the Statue of Liberty

A woman climbed onto the base of the Statue of Liberty on Wednesday, prompting authorities to evacuate Liberty Island. Police finally reached her roughly three hours later and were able to escort her away after some time. Seven people were also arrested after hanging an “Abolish ICE” banner on the […]
Police have captured a woman who scaled the Statue of Liberty
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22 free things to do in New York City this summer

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but you don’t have to break the bank when you visit. Many tourist attractions, local hangouts, and not-to-be missed experiences are completely free. Free activities you can do in New York City this summer range from outdoor […]
22 free things to do in New York City this summer
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Secrets of the Statue of Liberty

VIDEO: Perhaps the most famous American landmark, the Statue has a rich history that spans a over a century and across the Atlantic Ocean.
Secrets of the Statue of Liberty
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Secrets of the Statue of Liberty

VIDEO: Perhaps the most famous American landmark, the Statue has a rich history that spans a over a century and across the Atlantic Ocean.
Secrets of the Statue of Liberty