Drenched Trump Supporters, Protesters Mark July 4 in DC
  • 4 July 2019
An afternoon downpour drenched the Independence Day crowds and presaged an evening of possible on-and-off...
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Fourth of July in Washington to Come With a Twist From Trump
  • 4 July 2019
There will be Navy F-35 and F-18 fighter jets, the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team,...
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Does This Image Show How Four Different Presidents Celebrated the 4th of July?
  • 9 July 2018
An image graphic purportedly comparing how Obama, Clinton, Bush and Trump celebrated the 4th of...
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Silent Fireworks
  • 3 July 2018
"Silent fireworks" shows are a thing, but they don't employ a newly-invented form of noise-suppressing...
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FBI: Man Scouted for July 4 Attack at Parade in Cleveland
  • 2 July 2018
Federal authorities said that Demetrius Pitts, 48, had repeatedly expressed his support for al-Qaida for...
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Fake "photograph" of the White House lit in an American flag design
Was an American Flag Displayed on the White House?
  • 11 July 2017
A meme comparing White House light displays under the Trump and Obama administration used a...
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The Price They Paid
  • 28 June 2005
A popular essay outlines the fates of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, but...
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4th of July Urban Legends
  • 4 July 2015
A collection of founding myths related to events surrounding America's Independence Day.
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PBS Used Old Fireworks Footage for July Fourth Broadcast The network admitted that it used previously-shot video during its 2016 Independence Day "live" show...
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BREAKING: Feds Cancel ALL July 4th Fireworks Due to Terror Fears
  • 26 June 2016
A fake news article reported that all 4th of July fireworks shows in the U.S....
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ISIS July 4th Attack
  • 3 July 2015
Rumors of ISIS attacks in the U.S. on July 4th were spread last year and...
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