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7 months ago

Nearly 120 people in Minnesota reportedly became sick after boating on July 4th weekend

An investigation was launched by the county's public health department after nearly 120 visitors reported to undergo illness.
7 months ago
Nearly 120 people report illness after boating in lake over July 4th weekend
7 months ago

Trump's 4th of July event cost Pentagon $1.2M

The Pentagon estimates that its total costs for the July Fourth "Salute to America" event was $1.2 million and did not include the military flyover costs.
7 months ago
Trump's 4th of July event cost Pentagon $1.2M
7 months ago

Trump's 'Salute to America' goes on despite heat and rain storms

The president's Independence Day celebration began with Air Force One flying overhead as Donald Trump and the first lady took the stage for his tribute speech to America.
7 months ago
Trump's 'Salute to America' goes on despite heat and rain storms
7 months ago

Firefighters get premature 4th of July show after containers at fireworks store explode

Fourth of July got started a little early for one South Carolina town when containers outside a fireworks store caught fire and exploded Thursday.
7 months ago
Containers at fireworks store explode in premature July 4th spectacle
7 months ago

Fireworks go up in smoke outside store

Containers outside a fireworks store in Fort Mill, South Carolina, caught fire early Thursday morning, which resulted in a premature show.
7 months ago
Fireworks go up in smoke outside store
7 months ago

Over 750 pounds of illegal fireworks seized at California residence ahead of 4th of July

More than 750 pounds of "dangerous illegal" fireworks were seized from a single residence in California ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, authorities said.
7 months ago
Over 750 pounds of illegal fireworks seized at California residence
7 months ago

4th of July tales from the emergency room

It's probably best to leave the fireworks to the professionals.
7 months ago
4th of July tales from the emergency room
7 months ago

Final preparations for Trump's salute to America

The president's Fourth of July event at the Lincoln Memorial will include the Blue Angels fighter jets
7 months ago
Final preparations for Trump's salute to America
7 months ago

16 songs you may have forgotten for your July 4th playlist

Sure, you've got Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A.," but what about these?
7 months ago
16 songs you may have forgotten for your July 4th playlist
7 months ago

Here are the cutest, most patriotic July 4th treats at Disney

Disney has the tastiest July 4th treats.
7 months ago
Here are the cutest, most patriotic July 4th treats at Disney
7 months ago

Star-spangled sangria perfect for the 4th of July

A festive take on a classic summer sangria recipe that is perfect for July 4 from lifestyle blog Heart and Seam.
7 months ago
Star-spangled sangria perfect for the 4th of July
7 months ago

The best BBQ guide for 4th of July with tools, tips and recipes

Use this grilling guide all summer with these recipes, tips and tools to cook the ultimate seasonal spread.
7 months ago
The best BBQ guide for 4th of July with tools, tips and recipes
7 months ago

Extravagant Fourth of July preparations underway in DC

Many are questioning the price tag for President Trump's event that includes armored combat vehicles, military flyovers and jumbotrons. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
7 months ago
Extravagant Fourth of July preparations underway in DC
7 months ago

Quick and easy BBQ pulled pork perfect for July 4th

Skip delivery and make these southern favorites at home. Get the recipes from celeb chef Jeff Mauro to make these staples yourself.
7 months ago
Quick and easy BBQ pulled pork perfect for July 4th
8 months ago

A viewer’s guide to July 4th in the nation's capital

Here is everything you need to know about Independence Day festivities in the nation's capital -- and how to watch them from home.
8 months ago
A viewer’s guide to July 4th in the nation's capital
8 months ago

July 4th at the National Mall

The activist group CODEPINK said Tuesday it has been granted a permit to fly the "Baby Trump" balloon.
8 months ago
July 4th at the National Mall
8 months ago

Trump promises 'show of a lifetime' for July 4th celebration

The event is free, but the White House gave VIP tickets to the Republic National Committee and top donors.
8 months ago
Trump promises 'show of a lifetime' for July 4th celebration
8 months ago

Trump's Fourth of July 'Salute to America' celebrations set for nation's capital

Military tanks are on display as Trump supporters rally in front of the White House in advance of Fourth of July celebrations.
8 months ago
Trump's Fourth of July 'Salute to America' celebrations set for nation's capital
8 months ago

July 4th fireworks donor lobbied President Trump on tariffs and won a reprieve

President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration will feature $750,000 of donated fireworks from an Ohio retailer who has lobbied the White House against tariffs.
8 months ago
July 4th fireworks donor lobbied President Trump on tariffs and won a reprieve
8 months ago

More than 41 million drivers expected to hit the road over July 4th holiday

Gas prices are down 19 cents compared to this time last year as a record number of people are expected to drive over the holiday weekend -- nearly 2 million from last year.
8 months ago
More than 41 million drivers expected to hit the road over July 4th holiday
8 months ago

Record summer travel with 12 million flyers expected over July 4th

The TSA said it's likely to see about 20% more flyers on busy summer days and that deploying TSA officers to the border issue has impacted wait times.
8 months ago
Record summer travel with 12 million flyers expected over July 4th
8 months ago

Must-know, last-minute DIY party hacks for your Fourth of July bash

It's not too late to get into the patriotic spirit with these easy party hacks.
8 months ago
Must-know, last-minute DIY party hacks for your Fourth of July bash
8 months ago

How to throw the perfect July 4th picnic

Lori Bergamotto of Good Housekeeping shares her top tips for enjoying the outdoors with the whole family this Independence Day.
8 months ago
How to throw the perfect July 4th picnic
8 months ago

'Domestic' terrorists could target July 4 holiday events, but no known plots: Feds

Heading into the July 4 holiday, the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center urged law enforcement to look out for suspicious activity.
8 months ago
'Domestic' terrorists could target Independence Day events, but no known plots: Feds
8 months ago

DC officials reveal how they'll handle a July 4th with President Trump

Mayor Bowser details Fourth of July festivities with updated safety plans.
8 months ago
DC officials reveal how they'll handle a July 4th with President Trump
8 months ago

Retailers offering big bangs for consumers' bucks for July 4 holiday

Best Buy is offering discounts on kitchen appliances and Lowes and Home Depot are offering big deals on grills just in time for barbecue season.
8 months ago
Retailers offering big bangs for consumers' bucks for July 4 holiday
8 months ago

Dangers from fireworks demonstrated in annual July Fourth warning

Watermelons and mannequins exploded on the National Mall as the CPSC showed the potential dangers of July Fourth fireworks.
8 months ago
Dangers from fireworks demonstrated in annual July Fourth warning
1 year ago

'Baby, you're a firework!' Sweet preemies dress in patriotic best for July 4

These babies in their Fourth of July best are making our hearts swell with patriotic pride.
1 year ago
'Baby, you're a firework!' Sweet preemies dress in patriotic best for July 4
2 years ago

Florida man seriously injured after firework exploded in his hand on Fourth of July

Jonathan Soto, 35, suffered injuries on his left hand and chest after he grabbed a mortar-style firework in his left hand and waited for it to ignite.
2 years ago
Florida man seriously injured after firework exploded in his hand on Fourth of July
2 years ago

Fire threat forcing Western towns to abandon July Fourth fireworks

Police are investigating what triggered a blast that injured a worker at a fireworks warehouse.
2 years ago
Fire threat forcing Western towns to abandon July Fourth fireworks
2 years ago

What to know about legal fireworks in your state this Fourth of July

Celebrating the Fourth of July with a patriotic display of fireworks is a quintessential holiday activity.
2 years ago
Everything you need to know about legal fireworks this Fourth of July
2 years ago

America's largest birthday party: An inside look at 'A Capitol Fourth'

This year’s event will be hosted by Full House actor John Stamos and will include performances by The Beach Boys, Pentatonix and The Temptations.
2 years ago
America's largest birthday party: An inside look at 'A Capitol Fourth'
2 years ago

Netflix has a lineup of family and patriotic films to watch on Fourth of July

A list of family and patriotic films to watch on the streaming service today.
2 years ago
What to watch on Netflix for Fourth of July
2 years ago

Fireworks store goes up in flames on eve of Fourth of July

A fireworks wholesaler was on fire in Missouri on Tuesday evening.
2 years ago
Fireworks store goes up in flames on eve of Fourth of July
2 years ago

Holiday gas prices spike to 4-year high

Gas prices, at $2.84 per gallon, are hitting their highest point in four years in the U.S.
2 years ago
Holiday gas prices spike to 4-year high
2 years ago

Beach Boys, Temptations bring nostalgia to July 4 celebration

John Stamos to join Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffet and more for the Capitol Fourth Concert in Washington.
2 years ago
Beach Boys, Temptations bring nostalgia to July 4 celebration
2 years ago

'Baby, you're a firework!' Sweet preemies dress in patriotic best for Independence Day

These babies in their Fourth of July best are making our hearts swell with patriotic pride.
2 years ago
'Baby, you're a firework!' Sweet preemies dress in patriotic best for July 4
2 years ago

July 4th holiday brings busiest air travel day

The Friday before the Fourth of July holiday could be the busiest travel day of the year for flying, according to the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA).
2 years ago
July 4th holiday brings busiest air travel day
3 years ago

Soldier surprises family on July 4th with epic Legoland homecoming

Sgt. Tom Cruz planned the homecoming with Legoland Florida staff.
3 years ago
Soldier surprises family on July 4th with epic Legoland homecoming
3 years ago

3 generations of a family share the same Fourth of July birthday

One family in Indiana has many reasons to celebrate Independence Day.
3 years ago
3 generations of a family share Fourth of July birthday
3 years ago

Memorable ways to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday

Thousands of immigrants across the country are celebrating the holiday for the first time as American citizens.
3 years ago
Memorable ways to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday
3 years ago

Fourth of July steals and deals

Bargains are expected to continue even after the holiday with outdoor gear, clothing and bathing suits among the most heavily discounted items.
3 years ago
Fourth of July steals and deals
3 years ago

The men who declared American independence needed a push from women

Several women made a behind-the-scenes push for liberty from the British.
3 years ago
The men who declared American independence needed a push from women
3 years ago

Celebs share Fourth of July wishes

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are celebrating in matching pajamas.
3 years ago
Go inside stars' Fourth of July celebrations
3 years ago

Small town makes big bang as 'fireworks capital of America'

Every Fourth of July, millions of Americans watch firework shows designed in and shipped from this little-known town: New Castle, Pennsylvania.
3 years ago
Small town makes big bang as 'fireworks capital of America'
3 years ago

What to expect from Fourth of July traffic

The traffic app Waze predicts the worst times for driving on the July 4th holiday will be between 3 and 6 p.m., based on 2016 data.
3 years ago
What to expect from Fourth of July traffic
3 years ago

Preemies shine bright like fireworks in their festive July 4th tutus, bowties

Uncle Sam would be proud of these preemies.
3 years ago
Preemies shine bright in their festive July 4th tutus, bowties
3 years ago

Preemies shine bright like fireworks in festive July 4th tutus, bowties

The babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center wore red, white and blue to celebrate the holiday.
3 years ago
Preemies shine bright like fireworks in festive July 4th tutus, bowties
3 years ago

Illinois hospital celebrates Fourth of July with its tiniest patients in NICU

Several premature babies celebrated the holiday in their own way.
3 years ago
Illinois hospital celebrates Fourth of July with its tiniest patients in NICU
3 years ago

Must-know Fourth of July grilling safety tips

ABC News' Gio Benitez brings important tips for how to safely enjoy a barbecue this summer.
3 years ago
Must-know Fourth of July grilling safety tips