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Fourth of July 2012

PHOTOS: Gorgeous Red, White And Blue Weddings

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.15.2016 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Independence Day is upon us, and that means it's time to show love for our beloved America with a roundup of design details that prove why an "America the Beautiful"-inspired wedding makes for an unforgettable fete.


Amalie Flynn | Posted 09.03.2012 | Arts
Amalie Flynn

Today is the Fourth of July and I am thinking about war. There will be barbeques. There will be parades. There will be fireworks. But I am a military wife, and today is the Fourth of July, and I am thinking about war.

PHOTOS: A Look Back At First Ladies' Best 4th Of July Outfits

Posted 07.04.2012 | Style

Happy 4th of July! When it comes to Independence Day style, first ladies carry a special burden. As leading lady of the United States, you're no do...

The New Shapes In The Sky This 4th

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home

You've likely seen Jim Souza's work before, and you may see it again today. The designer, whose family has worked with fireworks for five generations,...

The Many Definitions Of Freedom

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

Freedom means going for our own unique brand of personal excellence, thereby making the world a brighter, more colorful and more loving place.

PHOTOS: Totally Over-The-Top 4th Of July Weddings

Posted 07.03.2012 | Weddings

Red, white and blue might be gorgeous wedding colors separately -- but when combined, the Fourth of July theme can go too far. To celebrate America...

Born Again as an American

Norman Lear | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Norman Lear

My love for and devotion to our country goes back to incidents in my childhood, my service in World War II, and my involvement since 1980 in fighting those who would have us believe that people are good Christians or bad ones depending on their political points of view.

Independence Day: Political or Military Celebration?

Anne Woods | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Anne Woods

Yes, we are celebrating a political moment in history. But that bold political move was made possible by our military.

Nick Offerman's List Of American Things To Do This 4th

Posted 09.02.2012 | Comedy

There's a case to be made for Ron Swanson from "Parks and Recreation" as the most rugged, manly character on TV right now, but his stiffest competitio...

Happy Independence Day!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"But... " I hear you say, "... but July 4th is when the Declaration of Independence was signed, and that's what we commemorate." Well... no. Sorry.

The Perfect Fourth of July Outfits

Jennie Taylor | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Jennie Taylor

I know you are wondering how in the world anyone could take this church-y, out dated, old woman's dress and make anything wearable out of it.

How To Keep Your Dog Calm During July 4th Festivities

Posted 06.29.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson: While Lulu has issues traveling by car, loud noises don’t seem to bother my 8-year-old pooch. But ...