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Articles in topic Fourth of July

The problem with the 'Hamilton' movie

This Fourth of July weekend, which finds much of America reeling from a rocky first half of 2020, the mainstream and social media hype can be summed up in three words: Hamilton is back. The play has won 11 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for drama, and, according to Forbes, has generated over $1 billion in income from Broadway/London/United States tour ticket sales, publishing, cast recording and merchandising. A filmed version was released on the Disney+ streaming service on Friday.

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Video shows packed pool and water park despite warnings

Video from a water park in Wisconsin, and parties in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, and Diamond Lake, Michigan, shows large groups of people celebrating the Fourth of July holiday despite warnings from health officials that such gatherings would likely lead to an increase in coronavirus cases. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

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Black Lives Matter redefined July 4

Racial justice protests around the nation make this Fourth of July perhaps the most important in American history. Independence Day 2020 is imbued with new meaning about what it means to be an American, rooted in a collective effort to squarely confront the bitter and beautiful struggles that shape our profoundly historic present.

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The lasting gift of the Fourth of July

On the Fourth of July, Americans come together to celebrate their independence and their revolutionary experiment in democracy. This year, many voices believe that the experiment is failing.

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Military announces plans for July 4th flyovers

The Department of Defense announced its plans on Friday for Fourth of July festivities across the nation, including flyovers above historic American locations and a celebration in the nation's capital.

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Celebrate America with these movies

Sure, you've locked your barbeque plans and you've picked out the best spot to watch fireworks, but somewhere during the Fourth of July weekend you're probably going to indulge in that most American of traditions, watching a movie or two.

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What's open and what's closed on July 4

So it's the Fourth of July but, we still have things to do, errands to run, and so on. And if everything is closed, where does that leave us?

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