The Statue of Liberty Was Originally Intended to Celebrate the End of American Slavery
We spoke with Ed Berenson, author of The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, about the little-known origins of the iconic statue in New York Harbor.
Ships Are Bypassing the Suez and Panama Canals Because Oil Is So Cheap
Container ships and oil tankers are reverting to 19th century shipping routes, traveling several thousand extra miles around the Horn of Africa rather than paying canal fees.
Egypt Just Agreed To Buy Two Giant French Warships Originally Promised To Russia
French and Egyptian officials have negotiated a $1.06 billion price tag for the two Mistral Warships, which are expected to be delivered to Egypt in March 2016.