Fourth of July - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Fourth of July


Trump celebrates U.S. might, avoids politics in Independence Day speech

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:08 AM

In a trickling rain, he repeatedly ascribes a singular greatness to the US, declaring it 'the most exceptional nation in the history of the world'

INDEPENDENCE DAY. A screen projects a video feed of President Donald Trump as he delivers remarks during the 'Salute to America' ceremony in front of the Lincoln Memorial, on July 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images/AFP

Fourth of July: Red, white, blue and brown

Jul 04, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Beyond the barbecue and after the fireworks he will cherish belonging to a nation bound not by race or religion but of shared values of freedom liberty and equality

DIY party in red, white and blue

Aug 14, 2013 - 6:46 PM

A Rappler mom shares how she came up with a fun birthday party for her teenage daughter without hurting her wallet

DETAILS FROM THE DESSERT/SNACK TABLE: Red, white and blue bubblegum; red and white straws; red, white and blue tool box filled with mini notepads; hamburger and hot dog gummies. All photos by Michelle Ressa-Aventajado