In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
The Washington Monument re-opened Tuesday, after being closed for nearly three years following an earthquake that cracked and shook loose some of the stones.
For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.
Once known only in military circles, all that changed when its namesake, “NCIS,” debuted on television. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has been around a lot longer than the TV version. They protect the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel as well as assets all over the world.
In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.
Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.
A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child survived.
In downtown Zelienople, flags are flying at half-staff.
A local couple will ride their tandem bike from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. It’s 335 miles and they want to do it in a day.
The first Presidential pet I can recall is Millie. I was very little and barely knew who the President of the United States was or that he was the leader of the free world. But, I certainly knew that adorable brown and white English Springer Spaniel.
Festivities in Point State Park on Saturday afternoon will mark the completion of a bike trail from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC.
They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.