Jul 4, 2014 Beer sales have been flagging for the big breweries, although craft beers are soaring.
Jul 4, 2014 Illegal firework trafficking is low priority for police, but not for firefighters.
Jul 4, 2013 The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on July Fourth? Made of hemp.
Jul 4, 2013 Displays are getting more impressive thanks to new technologies like computerized electronic matches and synchronized music.
Jul 5, 2012 As you recover from yesterday's beach trips and barbeques, we take a look back at economic independence throughout American history with Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell.
Jul 5, 2012 With forecasts of excessive heat, rainstorms, and fire danger, a number of communities are calling off their fireworks celebrations this year. And of course local government budgets have also been under strain lately.
Jul 5, 2012 George Washington's ancestral home in England, Washington Old Hall, is an historic estate which might be the only place in the U.K. that throws a party for our Independence Day.
Jul 5, 2012 Thanks to corporate sponsors, Coral Gables, Fla., gets its fireworks show back after budget woes axed it six years ago.
Jul 3, 2012 Extreme heat and drought are prompting some communities to ban the use of fireworks -- including their own Fourth of July displays.
Feb 3, 2011 I recently reported on the arduous start to the journey home for many Chinese migrants during the New Year holiday. Now that many have made it ho...