One person - an employee of the fireworks company who was trying to set up for the town's Fourth of July celebration - has minor injuries.
More than 2.1 million people flew for the Fourth of July weekend, according to data from the Transportation Security Administration.
Pyrotechnicians have tried to produce blue fireworks for centuries. The blue chemical breaks down at the high temperatures needed to burst.
AAA estimates that 47.7 million Americans will travel for the July Fourth weekend. 3.7 million of those people are expected to travel on an airplane.
Avoiding an hour-long check-in line can be as simple as downloading an airline's mobile application or pre-uploading a COVID-19 test.
Airbnb is restricting one-night and last-minute stays on July Fourth as Americans gear up for a post-vax summer of wild parties and "general hedonism."
The supply-chain squeeze likely won't improve in time for summer, said ArrowStream's Isaac Olvera.
Washington, DC is home to some of America's most historical landmarks. Here are secrets you probably didn't know about them.
Florida and Texas both recorded daily records for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks in the South continue to spiral. Florida reported 11,458 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 190,052. Texas reported 8,258 new cases, which brings the state’s total to 191,790. In Texas, it’s […]
Canadian-born singer-songwriter Neil Young wrote that he was “not OK” with his music being played at President Donald Trump’s Independence Day event on Friday at Mount Rushmore. “Rockin’ in the Free World” and “Like a Hurricane” were at least two of Young’s songs that were played at the Independence Day […]
For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day of vacation and a time to picnic and barbecue with family and friends – but many people don’t know the facts behind some of the Fourth’s biggest traditions. Independence Day should actually be celebrated on July 2, not July 4. […]
Business Insider decided to look at how some of the Founding Fathers made their wealth for Independence Day. George Washington, who was the wealthiest president before President Donald Trump, inherited a lot of his wealth and owned a lot of land. Founding Father John Jay came from a wealthy family […]
This Fourth of July is going to look a little different for everyone this year. Dr. William Schaffner, a leading infectious disease expert and a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, weighs in on how to stay safe and celebrate this holiday. Nothing is completely safe, because we […]
President Donald Trump said that people who want to tear down or remove statues want to “overthrow the American Revolution” and to “end America.” Black Lives Matter protests have revived long-running debates about statues around the US glorifying Confederate generals and slave owners. At his Fourth of July speech at […]
The US coronavirus outbreak has accelerated at a record pace ahead of the typically frenetic Fourth of July weekend. The US set records for daily new coronavirus cases on Wednesday and Thursday, and case numbers are trending up in 40 states. Experts fear that, as with Memorial Day weekend in […]
Hot dogs are one of the easiest and most delicious cookout foods loved by Americans nationwide. However, when it comes to prepping your hot dogs, you don’t have to stick with the standard mustard, ketchup, and relish for toppings. Sautéed mushrooms, bacon bits, and guacamole are just a few easy […]
Although they can be entertaining for people, fireworks can be scary for pets. If possible, keep your pets indoors during firework displays and keep them company. Try to play soothing sounds for your pet during fireworks and try to distract them with treats. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Although […]