Fourth of July
A New Summer Tradition, a Three-Week 'Civic Season,' Asks Americans to Reflect on the Past and Future
Museums are inviting Americans to embrace the national story from its sins to its successes as a stepping stone towards a better future
The answer has always been as complicated as America's history
Canine scientists investigate why loud sounds cause some dogs to lose their cool and offer insight on effective treatment
From fireworks shields to seat belts, these inventions throughout history have made summer fun less risky
One activist thought celebrating the founding of the nation would be better spent as a "a quiet day under the trees"
They may not have been hosting a cookout, but they did know how to imbibe and celebrate
Headlines from <em>The New York Times</em> reveal how the nation and the world commemorated Independence Day in what had already been a tumultuous year
On Coolidge’s would-be 146th birthday, celebrate with some little-known facts about our 30th President
The laws of nature constrict living light to a few hues, which also happen to be quite patriotic
As secession loomed, the Fourth of July took on new significance
James Watt, who was outed from office in the early 1980s, said the only songs he knew were 'The Star Spangled Banner' and 'Amazing Grace'
During the National Anthem, Americans are asked to put their right hands over their hearts. But why?
During his lifetime, abolitionists ridiculed Key’s words, sneering that America was more like the “Land of the Free and Home of the Oppressed”
They also have very little to do with the New York City amusement park
Why the American dream is shaped like a hot dog
Fireworks can trigger PTSD in some veterans, and one organization is trying to raise awareness
Number three: Fireworks are just chemical reactions