Fireworks will be illuminating the skies in cities across the country on this July 4 holiday. Among the classic destinations for Independence Day displays, the fireworks show on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., has…
A behind the scenes look at one of the nation's largest fireworks displays.
Fireworks have become synonymous with Fourth of July celebrations, from large explosions of colors that light up the night sky over your town to small sparklers that can be enjoyed from your own yard. Songwriter Lynn Ahrens discovered in 1976…
As the United States celebrated Independence Day this past Sunday, poet Gregory Djanikian of the University of Pennsylvania shares some 4th of July reflections.
Despite heavy security and soaring temperatures, hundreds of thousand of spectators were expected to make their way to the National Mall in Washington, DC to mark the 226th anniversary of the country's founding.
U.S. homeland security officials and agents plan to monitor some 2000 July Fourth celebrations in one of the largest security efforts following the September 11th attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
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On a day meant to celebrate our independence and our diversity, the Online NewsHour is reminded of a fascinating, symbolic coincidence in our history.
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