Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a "congratulatory" message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.
On this Fourth of July, law enforcement is fully deployed from Los Angeles to D.C.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West.
Saturday, 11 a.m.: Fourth of July at Washington Cathedral. Pipe organists Christopher Betts and Benjamin Straley, Washington Symphonic Brass and the U.S. Navy Sea Chanters will perform a patriotic program that includes the congregation’s singing of the National Anthem, Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man,” Charles Callaghan’s “Patriotic Rhapsody,” Peter J. Wilhousky’s “The Battle Hymn of t