The Nation's Most Awe-Inspiring Memorials

Posted: 3:28 PM EDT Aug 22, 2011   Updated: 1:30 AM EST Jan 11, 2012

The nation's newest memorial is a 30-foot granite statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, was recently unveiled in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the nation's most dazzling tributes to leaders, war heroes and others who will never be forgotten.

 
 
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The world's tallest buildings

One World Trade Center

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In honor of National Skyscraper Day on Thursday, take a look at which buildings are the tallest in the world.

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