Study: Children Prefer to Road Trip With MomThe Fourth of July is a popular travel weekend, and a new study shows that adult children prefer to go on a road trip with Mom.
Fourth of July Celebration at Baltimore Inner HarborThousands of people sat along the Inner Harbor to see the nearly 20-minute long fireworks show, and it did not disappoint.
Boy Critically Burned in Fireworks Accident Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was severely burned in a fireworks accident in western Maryland.
Park Police Offer Public Alerts for July 4 in DC Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.
Metro Running on Saturday Schedule for July Fourth Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.
Around the Nation, People Gear Up For July 4 CelebrationsThe United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights:
New Version of National Anthem to Debut at D.C.'s July 4th CelebrationAmerican composer and conductor John Williams is debuting a new arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner," featuring choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall for the nation's birthday.
Fireworks in D.C. Still on Despite Tropical Storm Threat Despite initial concerns that Tropical Storm Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won't cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.

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