With so many Fourth of July festivities canceled, many communities in the D.C. region and around the country are foregoing their traditional observances during this pandemic.
With confirmed cases climbing in 40 states, governors have ordered the wearing of masks in public, and families were urged to celebrate their independence at home. Even then, they were told to keep their backyard cookouts small.
The Fourth of July is right around the corner and due to the coronavirus pandemic, the holiday will look a lot different this year in the nation's capital.
A Fourth of July weekend heat wave will put the ‘fire’ in ‘fireworks’ for much of the U.S., a report said Thursday — with the potential for a “ring of fire” effect to bring storms to parts of the Midwest.
Skywatchers are in for a treat on July 4, when the buck moon, or July full moon, rises in the sky. There will also be a partial lunar eclipse.
Details on President Trump’s July 4 “Salute to America” event in the District were released on Wednesday – and it will include not only the traditional fireworks display, but demonstrations from the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the Air Force Thunderbirds.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is deploying a special federal unit across the country for the July 4 weekend in order to protect federal monuments and statues from a possible fresh wave of vandalism.
U.S. residents reveling in Independence Day festivities will get a prime-time view of a penumbral lunar eclipse that is expected to take over the night sky starting at 11:04 p.m. EDT.
The July 4th holiday may be days away but the night skies in the D.C. region have been lighting up for weeks.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is encouraging residents to celebrate the Fourth of July at home.
There will be no public fireworks displays in Montgomery County this Fourth of July, officials announced Thursday.
Loud fireworks displays are no fun for pets, who can become frightened or disoriented by the sound.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.
In just about any other year, Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that all enslaved black people learned they had been freed from bondage, would be marked by African American families across the nation with a cookout, a parade, a community festival, a soulful rendition of “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.”
Companies are giving their employees time off for Juneteenth.
Celebrated on June 19, the date is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump remains committed to holding a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital even as Democratic lawmakers from the region -- one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus -- warn that the area will not be ready to hold a major event.
The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on annual tradition in the District.
A popular local beach in Maryland proved to be a popular Memorial Day destination once again, but despite the large numbers, those in attendance appeared to be largely respecting social distancing guidelines.
Traditionally on Mother's Day in the United States, flowers are being delivered and online orders are being placed as people scramble to get last-minute gifts to show mom how much they love her.