Just two months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry approved $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Egypt ? the second largest recipient of such help after Israel. In the past, American aid to ... more 
Just two months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry approved $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Egypt ? the second largest recipient of such help after Israel. In the past, American aid to Egypt has included armored personnel carriers, helicopters, anti-aircraft missiles, surveillance systems, fighter jets and tanks, as well as training as the U.S. poured more than $70 billion in military and economic aid into Egypt since 1948. The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on the Fourth of July months after Superstorm Sandy swamped its little island in New York Harbor as Americans across the country marked the holiday with fireworks and barbecues. People across the United States gathered for parades, picnics and fireworks at Independence Day celebrations, held under unprecedented security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. less 
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Thu, Jul 4, 2013 2:34 PM EDT