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A 9-foot bronze Statue of Liberty cast from the original plaster model is coming to America. It's in honor of the long friendship between France and America, and will be a highlight of New York City's Independence Day celebration.
By Sarah Gleim
India's Supreme Court ordered the government to either tear down the Taj Mahal or spend the money to restore it properly. Why is repairing famous landmarks such an uphill battle?
By Dave Roos
The World Heritage Committee added 19 new sites: 13 cultural, three natural and three mixed sites to its list, bringing the total number to more than 1,000 in 167 countries.
The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.
And it puts your fancy Apple watch to shame.
Scholars disagree about the first person to compile the list of the seven wonders, but most can agree that all of the items on this list are pretty incredible. Check out these amazing marvels, from the Great Pyramid of Giza to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
By Mark Larson
From Stonehenge to the Taj Mahal, see pictures of some of the world's most stunning sites.
The Parthenon was constructed thousands of years ago, but with so much pollution and so many visitors, it may not last for long. Take a look at the Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
The forbidding slopes of Mount Everest have captivated mountain climbers for decades ... though you can never really conquer Everest, merely survive it.
Like the imposing white marble of many Greek monuments, the impact of ancient Greek culture is still alive and well today. See and learn more about the ancient Greeks in this image gallery.