Fourth of July

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

Retailers are offering Fourth of July sales (Credit: CBS 2)

Retailers Ramping Up Fourth Of July Sales

While many will flock to the beach, retailers want people to head indoors this holiday weekend, so “sale” signs are popping up everywhere.

07/02/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Of July will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

07/01/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Tri-State Area Gas Prices Soar Ahead Of Fourth Of July

AAA predicts about 35 million Americans will hit the road for the Fourth of July holiday, the most since 2007.

06/28/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

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

06/17/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

(L to R) Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Nathan’s Crowns Chow Down Champs At Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas have defended their titles and are once again walking away as hot dog eating champions.

07/04/2013

Fireworks police said were seized from a home in Queens on Wednesday, June 3, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 50 Boxes Of Fireworks Seized From Home Of Queens Man

Undercover officers purchased $500 worth of fireworks from 26-year George Liakas Tuesday night, police said.

07/04/2013

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD Rolling Out Every High-Tech Gadget Imaginable To Keep City Safe On July 4

The city will be on high security alert this Fourth of July holiday, spending money and resources to make sure its biggest celebration is a safe one.

07/03/2013

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Grilling Enthusiasts Coming Out In Force For 4th Of July

When it comes to sizzling grills, the Fourth of July is the most popular holiday for barbecuing in the U.S., according to a barbecue industry group.

07/03/2013

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Last-Minute Deals Abound For Fourth Of July Groceries

Hours before the Fourth of July was set to arrive, supermarkets and wholesalers were serving up an assortment of deals.

07/03/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best July 4th Cocktails, 2013

Toast to Independence Day with a red, white and blue inspired cocktail in New York City. Visit these restaurants and bars on July 4th to celebrate the holiday and summer in the city.

07/03/2013

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6 Places To Find The Revolutionary War In NYC

History buffs, listen up. We know Philadelphia and Boston often hog the historical spotlight when it comes to the Revolutionary War, but New York City has its share of significant sites. Honor the fallen and contemplate democracy by paying a visit to one of them.

07/02/2013

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