The image of Brazil's patron saint, the dark-skinned Virgin of Aparecida, emblazons bumper stickers, presides over shops and dangles from gold chains around women's necks all over this continent-sized country. Replicas of the thin clay statue hang in places of pride on the walls of both the most sum Full story
Nine long months have passed since anyone has been allowed to visit the Statue of Liberty due to damage from Superstorm Sandy, but the nation’s gatekeeper will be welcoming visitors once again, starting fittingly on Independence Day. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen to visitors with a July 4 ceremony on Thursday, more than eight months after its home island in New York Harbor was flooded and wrecked by Superstorm Sandy. Full story
A millennia-old statue standing 10 inches tall has Manchester Museum employees in England stumped after time-lapse video shows it making a 180-degree turn without anyone touching it.
Statue of abolitionist Fredrick Douglas was unveiled today inside the U.S. Capitol building. Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance to deliver remarks at the dedication. NBC’s Luke Russert reports.
Community leaders in the small town of Paulden, Ariz., have ordered artist David Smith to remove a nine-foot-tall, anatomically correct statue from public view on his property. KPNX’s William Pitts reports.
A randy bull – or male moose – has been spotted trying to mate with a bronze statue of the animal’s likeness on the front yard of a home in Grand Lake, Colo. KUSA’s Nick McGurk reports.
Rachel Maddow shows that despite the lies and failings of Dick Cheney in bringing the U.S. to war in Iraq, Republicans still seek out his advice on foreign policy matters, including the situation in North Korea, which was made worse by Cheney and his cohorts in the Bush administration.
A statue stands atop Grand Central Station in front of the MetLife building in New York, October 8, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
A statue of former President Nelson Mandela stands in a square in Johannesburg's upmarket Sandton suburb, November 29 2009. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Live news television vans are parked alongside a statue of Joseph Henry, the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, after it was vandalised with green paint, outside the institution's Washington headquarters, July 29, 2013. Three landmarks in Washington -- the Lincoln Memorial, the National
A close up shows markings in green paint on the base of a statue of Joseph Henry, the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, outside the institution's Washington headquarters, July 29, 2013. Three landmarks in Washington -- the Lincoln Memorial, the National Cathedral and the Henry statue,