The former British colony once known as "Little England" announced late Tuesday that it plans to replace the monarch with its own head of state in time for next year's 55th independence anniversary.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
Several hours before Trump’s “Salute for America” celebration, people filed to the National Mall in baking heat and took shade under the scattered trees while, not far away, music wafted from a party on the White House South Lawn. To…
By Lynn Berry, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
The document signed more than 200 years ago declaring the United States’ independence from Britain contained within it inherent contradictions.
By Courtney Vinopal
Trump is expected to speak at a Mount Rushmore event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks that he previewed on Thursday as a "display like few people have seen."…
By Stephen Groves
By Jennifer Ladino, The Conversation
President Trump is scheduled to appear at an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 3. For some, this event will symbolize love of country. Others will see it very differently…
When President Donald Trump speaks at Mt. Rushmore before the first fireworks show there in years, he'll stand before a crowd of thousands who won't be required to socially distance or wear masks.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown says he'll put 1,200 extra cops on the street during the July 4 weekend in the hopes of stemming the surge in violence that typically comes with the holiday weekend.
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
President Donald Trump roused a political tempest when he decided to plant himself squarely in Independence Day observances with a speech from the Lincoln Memorial. His words from that platform, though, were strikingly measured, except for some befuddlement over American…
This Fourth of July, Vice President Mike Pence welcomed newly naturalized U.S. citizens in the nation’s capital. In Iowa, the holiday meant special campaign events for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. Meanwhile, crowds gathered in Washington for President Trump’s “Salute to…
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