The National Archives, the nation’s record keeper, has announced that it will host its first-ever virtual celebration of the holiday.
Rapid Deployment Teams from the Homeland Security Department will be deployed to protect federal monuments around the country.
Despite rumors circulating that the franchise would not be returning until 2021, Spirit Halloween has announced that it will be back this year.
The first show was launched from the East River between Long Island City and the Upper East Side. It ended just before 10 p.m.
In order to prevent crowds from gathering, Macy's annual July 4 fireworks display will be replaced by a series of several five-minute fireworks shows.
The annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular will be reworked this year as the city continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Loud fireworks displays are no fun for pets, who can become frightened or disoriented by the sound.
President Donald Trump is moving ahead with a lower-key “Salute to America” celebration this year on July Fourth, despite concerns from some lawmakers about the crowds the event could generate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Juneteenth will be an official holiday for city workers and schoolchildren next year, and New York City will form a new commission to examine its history of racial discrimination, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday.
President Donald Trump is moving ahead with a lower-key “Salute to America" celebration this year on July Fourth, despite concerns from some lawmakers about the crowds the event could generate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Through dance, Greenwood tells the horrific story of the 1921 race massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Can’t get your dad a Father’s Day card this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
From Brooklyn to Lower Manhattan, dozens of protests were held across New York City on Friday as thousands of people marched on Juneteenth.
A traditional day of celebration has turned into one of protest, as Americans mark Juneteenth. The holiday long commemorated the emancipation of enslaved African Americans but has burst into the national conversation this year after nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racism.
All across America on Friday, commemorations of Juneteenth too place, the oldest nationally celebrated observance of the ending of Slavery in the United States.
Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 that Union soldiers told enslaved African Americans in Galveston that the Civil War had ended and they were free.
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
Celebrated on June 19, the date is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump remains committed to holding a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital even as Democratic lawmakers from the region -- one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus -- warn that the area will not be ready to hold a major event.
The statue of a World War I doughboy in the city's Lawrenceville neighborhood was splashed with red paint during the night.