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Liberty Island recovered from severe damage after Hurricane Sandy, but America's national parks are increasingly under threat from climate change.
The video features Lizzo, Whoopi Goldberg, Monica Lewinsky and Andy Cohen reciting “The New Colossus,” inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty.
The "sharp, savvy" New Yorkers opted not to take a shuttle to New Jersey, as directed by ticket hustlers.
She slammed acting US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli’s comments as "un-American."
Ken Cuccinelli said the famous poem inscribed in the moment is about “people coming from Europe.”
Trump's citizenship and immigration chief followed up his earlier comments about the famous Emma Lazarus poem with a racist clarification.
Ken Cuccinelli suggested new wording for the Statue of Liberty to defend a controversial rule restricting legal immigration.
A reporter asked Ken Cuccinelli if the sentiments expressed on the statue's plaque are "still operative in the United States."
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
Therese “Patricia” Okoumou, who said she climbed the statue to protest Trump’s immigration policies, faces up to 18 months in prison.