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4TH OF JULY
Rita Moreno Absolutely Kills It With Spine-Tingling Independence Day Performance
"I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
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FOOD & DRINK
Apple Pie Wouldn’t Be 'American' Without The Immigrants Who Brought It Here
Just another example of how immigrant cultures created what's all-American today.
Trump Screws Up U.S. History In 'Late Night' Independence Day Spoof
Seth Meyers' team presents "Donald J. Trump’s Salute to American Independence."
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Canadian Town Uses Quieter Fireworks To Keep From Frightening Animals
Banff won praise from animal welfare advocates for ditching loud fireworks.
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HOME & LIVING
4th Of July Sales 2018 You Need To Know About
July 4th sales at Old Navy, Wayfair, Sears and more.
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HOME & LIVING
Everything You Need To Throw The Best 4th Of July Party
Fourth of July decorations, party favors and essential supplies 🇺🇸🎆✨
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47 Million Expected To Travel For July 4th Holiday, AAA Says
By Jarrett Renshaw, Reuters
Despite higher prices, automobile travel is expected to increase for the fourth straight year.
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What It's Really Like To Parent A Child With A Chronic Illness
L. Shauntay Snell
, Guest Writer
I’ve run out of clever ways of telling my son that his diagnosis makes him bionic man.
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What To Do If You're Still Grieving
By Patrick O'Malley, PhD., Oprah.com
What to Do if You're Still Grieving The author of
Getting Grief Right
—a grief counselor and grieving father of a child who died in infancy—shares his strategy for surviving deep, intimate loss.
Trump Gets Military Parade Envy
During a press event with French President Emmanuel Macron, President Donald J. Trump revealed he wants a military parade like the one he saw France display on Bastille Day.
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Depression Is Real --Take It From A Gay Man Who Knows
Four-Time Author, Longtime Writer, Actor, and Pug Lover
September is Suicide Prevention month, and studies show that gay men have a higher rate of suicide than heterosexuals.
We Are All In The Room
Rev. W. Douglas Banks
5th great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson
I do not celebrate Thomas Jefferson or Sally Hemings. I celebrate opportunities where I can overcome the flaws in my family tree and embrace the greatness of my inheritance.
North Carolina Cops Respond To Party Complaint, Ride A Giant Waterslide Instead
These officers didn't break up the party. They joined it.
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Attempted Kidnapping Foiled After Alleged Abductor's Truck Fails To Start
Police have arrested a 52-year-old man over the incident in San Diego.
Man Crafts American Flag Out Of 10,000 Tiny Plastic Army Men
“I kind of did it to honor them," the creator said of his family members, who served in the Army and Navy.
WATCH: America's Fourth Of July Firework Shows Go Out With A Bang
It's not every day your country turns 241.
Ukulele Virtuoso Nails It With Stirring Rendition Of 'America The Beautiful'
Jake Shimabukuro performs the American classic at Garden of the Gods.
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The Fact That America Even Works At All Is Crazy
Screenwriter, blogger, playwright.
Imagine that tomorrow morning, a couple of million people from every nation on Earth woke up on a giant island and were told
Reporting Live, Getting Puked On And Going Viral, Or 'How I Spent My 4th Of July'
Journalist, advocate, and author
This will be one Fourth of July I will always remember.
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