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Today in History for July 4th
July 4, 2020

Today in History for July 4th

Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon born. (July 4)
NY honours virus victims with moment of silence
July 4, 2020

NY honours virus victims with moment of silence

Current and former US politicians observed a Fourth of July moment of silence for victims of the pandemic in New York on Saturday. (July 4)
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks
July 4, 2020

Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

The opening of the Fourth of July weekend at the iconic Mount Rushmore ended with fireworks on Friday, after US President Donald Trump gave a speech lashing out at "left-wing mobs." (July 4)
Locusts threaten Kenya's food supply chain
July 4, 2020

Locusts threaten Kenya's food supply chain

A team has travelled by helicopter to one of Kenya's most remote corners to search for desert locusts, which threaten to cut off the nation's food supply if not controlled quickly. (July 4)
Trump: Economy 'roaring back' after jobs report
July 2, 2020

Trump: Economy 'roaring back' after jobs report

President Donald Trump says the positive jobs report Thursday shows the U.S. economy is “roaring back” from the coronavirus and is the result of "a lot of talent." (July 2)
NIH 'optimistic' COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020
July 2, 2020

NIH 'optimistic' COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health said Thursday that "we are all optimistic" that the Trump administration's vaccine-acceleration program will produce a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 by year end. (July 2)
Pence tells 'family story' to naturalized citizens
July 2, 2020

Pence tells 'family story' to naturalized citizens

Vice President Mike Pence welcomed 16 new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony Thursday as he recounted a story about his grandfather arriving to America from Ireland in 1923. (July 2)
Mnuchin: Trump supports wearing masks
July 2, 2020

Mnuchin: Trump supports wearing masks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the White House press corps Thursday that President Trump supports Americans wearing masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19. (July 2)
Houston hospitals criticized for ICU reporting
July 1, 2020

Houston hospitals criticized for ICU reporting

A change in how Houston area hospitals report intensive care unit capacity during the coronavirus pandemic has drawn criticism from the top two locally elected officials who question if the medical facilities are being fully transparent. (July 2)
White House is central to DC July 4th celebrations
July 1, 2020

White House is central to DC July 4th celebrations

For more than two centuries the White House has always played a central role in the Independence Day celebrations for the nation's capital. (July 2)
FDNY responds to building collapse in Brooklyn, NY
July 1, 2020

FDNY responds to building collapse in Brooklyn, NY

A three-story building collapsed in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday. New York City Fire Department and emergency services determined there was no one in the building at the time of the collapse. (July 1)
Trump on Russian bounties: 'I think it's a hoax'
July 1, 2020

Trump on Russian bounties: 'I think it's a hoax'

In an interview with Fox Business Network, President Donald Trump, called intelligence assessments on Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan a “hoax." (July 1)
Seattle police clear 'occupied' area, make arrests
July 1, 2020

Seattle police clear 'occupied' area, make arrests

Seattle police showed up Wednesday in force at the city's "occupied" protest zone, tearing down demonstrators' tents, and using bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two recent fatal shootings. (July 1)
Conservative mom wins Colorado GOP primary
July 1, 2020

Conservative mom wins Colorado GOP primary

Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary by Lauren Boebert, a pistol-packing businesswoman, ardent defender of gun rights and border wall supporter who wants to abolish the U.S. Dept. of Education. (July 1)
Pompeo defends response to Russian bounty reports
July 1, 2020

Pompeo defends response to Russian bounty reports

Mike Pompeo defended the administration's response to the intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying it was handled "incredibly well" to ensure the safety of U.S. troops. (July 1)
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