Stories tagged: "Fourth of July"


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A Bunch of Free, or Nearly Free, Activities for North Carolina Kids This Summer

We get it. You need something cheap to do with your kids this summer. Here’s a list of activities only a short drive away from every corner of North Carolina.

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What Freedom Looks Like to Me: 6 Americans Tell Us Their Hopes of Liberation and Justice

The writers in this series discuss a range of topics, from dealing with everyday racism and growing up impoverished and food insecure to living with a widely misunderstood mental health disorder, and more.

A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Stay Outdoors but Avoid Large Crowds: How to Celebrate Fourth of July While Protecting Yourself From COVID-19

Medical experts have advised Americans to spend time outdoors, practice social distancing, wash and sanitize their hands, avoid large crowds, and limit contact with people outside of their household.