iOS app Android app

July 4 2013

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Mexican American

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 07.04.2013 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

If Sen. Lindsey Graham does not get reelected, this Mexican-American woman will remember his brave acts of leadership in an era when anti-immigrant sentiment reached a fever pitch within the GOP. American history will forever record the courageous act of this South Carolina senator.

Americans Think Founding Fathers Would Be Disappointed By How U.S. Turned Out, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics

Thanks for nothing. According to one poll, that's how Americans see the Founding Fathers' reacting to today's United States. Gallup's Thursday fin...

PHOTOS: 4th Of July Celebrations Across The Country

Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics

Two-hundred and thirty-seven years later, the United States still knows how to celebrate its independence. Americans across the country gathered T...

China Shipping Millions-Worth Of American Flags Into The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business

Millions of Americans will show their patriotism this July 4 by waving a product that may have come from China. Ninety-four percent or $3.6 millio...

The Meaning of Gettysburg Beyond our Borders

Salvador Litvak | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Salvador Litvak

Because it was an American battle fought within an American war, most people believe the outcome was of little interest beyond our borders. In truth, however, Gettysburg had tremendous international impact then, and it continues to do so today.

July 4 Fireworks Scrapped At Military Bases

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Fourth of July won't have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also ...

Huffington This Week: Stars, Stripes and Hummus

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
Arianna Huffington

In this week's special Fourth of July issue, Saki Knafo looks at the Americanization of one of the Middle East's most traditional dishes: hummus. Elsewhere in the issue, we feature a photo essay of Americans as seen from the backs of their t-shirts. And we've gone all in on features about America's culinary traditions from clambakes and cocktails to ice cream and a survey of American foods that, alas, aren't really American.

10 July 4th Tips for Ribs! (Plus, the Only Ribs Recipe You'll Ever Need)

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Ribs: a must-have at July 4th celebrations. With these 10 expert tips, you'll always make the perfect ribs.