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Latest Independence Day Items
Facing a crisis of illegal immigration on the Mexican border, President Obama welcomed 25 new U.S. citizens at the White House Friday and pledged to take steps "to make our immigration system smarter and more efficient."
Independence Day should be the most American of our holidays, but for some people, that makes it a day to be denounced instead of celebrated.
In a poll about road trips, most adult kids say Dad's the better driver, but they'd still rather hit the road with Mom. She's neater and gives more breaks.
The grill beckons most Americans on Friday, as does the potato salad and strawberry shortcake. But consider how Americans feasted on the Fourth of July in centuries past — like founding father John Adams, for instance.
What's more American than movies? Here are 4 movies to watch that celebrate what it means to be an American.
Actor Randy Quaid has sued a suburban Indianapolis bond company that bailed Quaid and his wife out of jail after they were arrested on squatting charges in California in 2010.
President Obama marked Independence Day on Thursday by calling on Americans to follow the example of the patriots who determined the nation's destiny in 1776.
Today's the day Americans groove on a diet of hot dogs and belly wash, marvel at the fireworks lighting the night sky and reflect, if only a little, on all America has achieved.
Let's all make our celebrations of Independence Day a reflection of the gratitude we feel to be citizens of the United States. Let's not just enjoy the day with family and friends, but spend at least part of it remembering the sacrifices of those who secured our freedom in 1776 and those whose courage has protected it ever since.