Fourth of July

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Police Urge National Mall Crowd to Take Shelter During Storm

U.S. Park Police are urging visitors on the National Mall to seek shelter in museums and federal buildings as a thunderstorm moves through the area.

11 hours ago

Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Around D.C. for Fourth of July

If you’re heading down to D.C. for the Fourth of July holiday, here are the best way to avoid delays and traffic.

14 hours ago

Haitian immigrants hold a flag after becoming U.S. citizens. (credit:  John Moore/Getty Images)

40 New Citizens Welcomed in Baltimore Ceremony

Officials in Baltimore have welcomed 40 new citizens with a special naturalization ceremony on the Fourth of July.

15 hours ago

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Music, Cultural Celebrations Mark July 4th Festivities in D.C.

A fife and drum corps, parade and concerts on the National Mall will open the Fourth of July festivities in Washington.

16 hours ago

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AAA: 41.9M to Hit the Road for Independence Day Weekend

AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day weekend, the most since 2007.

07/01/2015

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Personal Fireworks Illegal in Baltimore

The Baltimore City fire chief is reminding residents and visitors that the use of personal fireworks is illegal within the city limits.

06/27/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Best Fireworks in Washington, D.C.

It’s not the Fourth of July if there are no fireworks. From nationally televised shows to local community events, Washington, DC has a number of fireworks displays during the holiday.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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