Independence Day: Marshmallow fights to lobster racing, here are eight bizarre Fourth of July traditions
Independence Day: Marshmallow fights to lobster racing, here are eight bizarre Fourth of July traditions

While we're are pretty familiar with the barbecues and fireworks, there are hot-dog eating contests, marshmallow fights and lobster racing that some communities follow to celebrate the national holiday

Independence Day: Francis Hopkinson's 'Old Glory' or 'Betty Ross' flag, who made America's Star-Spangled Banner?
Independence Day: Francis Hopkinson's 'Old Glory' or 'Betty Ross' flag, who made America's Star-Spangled Banner?

Legend has it that first US President Geroge Washington commissioned Betsy Ross, a Philadelphia-based seamstress and his friend, to sew the first American flag after she had sewn clothes for him

Independence Day: Virtual tours to firework shows, here are 10 best Fourth of July events for you to join in
Independence Day: Virtual tours to firework shows, here are 10 best Fourth of July events for you to join in

You can still have fun during the lockdown

Who was Crista McAuliffe? Trump proposes first teacher in space for statue 34 years after tragic Challenger crash
Who was Crista McAuliffe? Trump proposes first teacher in space for statue 34 years after tragic Challenger crash

McAuliffe, who was teaching as a social studies teacher at Concord High School in New Hampshire in 1983, was selected for the project in 1985, from over 11,000 applicants

Joe Biden rips into Trump for playing golf instead of 'fixing PPE shortages' even as coronavirus cases spike
Joe Biden rips into Trump for playing golf instead of 'fixing PPE shortages' even as coronavirus cases spike

The president was seen going for golfing three times in less than a week and not abiding by the social distancing norms

‘Racist city’ Newport Beach wrecked by floods just before Fourth of July, internet mocks it as ‘work of God’
‘Racist city’ Newport Beach wrecked by floods just before Fourth of July, internet mocks it as ‘work of God’

Videos of streets swamped with knee-deep water, force of strong currents and a sailboat smashed into smithereens have surfaced on the internet

Trump proposes statues of 'racist' Antonin Scalia, Billy Graham, Angry Internet says 'throw Putin in there too'
Trump proposes statues of 'racist' Antonin Scalia, Billy Graham, Angry Internet says 'throw Putin in there too'

Trump's line-up for the National Garden of American Heroes is being slammed by social media calling for petitions to begin dismantling them they moment they are put up

Aurora cops fired over photos re-enacting the death of Elijah McClain, police chief calls act 'shameful'
Aurora cops fired over photos re-enacting the death of Elijah McClain, police chief calls act 'shameful'

The release of the controversial photos saw protesters come up with vehement reaction against the APD with the hashtag #APDOccupation doing rounds on social media

God Bless America: Read Donald Trump's full controversial Fourth of July speech from Mount Rushmore
God Bless America: Read Donald Trump's full controversial Fourth of July speech from Mount Rushmore

The power-packed speech saw Trump lash out against the Black Lives Matter protests, while also asserting supposed economic rise in the face of an ongoing pandemic

God Bless America: Trump's 'beautiful' speech bombarded with praise, 'delivered a strong message to Leftists'
God Bless America: Trump's 'beautiful' speech bombarded with praise, 'delivered a strong message to Leftists'

Supporters are spamming President's twitter mentions with gratitude for his 'patriotic' and 'sentimental' Independence Day address at Mount Rushmore

Trump warns of Left campaign to 'wipe out US history' in Mt Rushmore speech, vows to set up park for statues
Trump warns of Left campaign to 'wipe out US history' in Mt Rushmore speech, vows to set up park for statues

Trump made the controversial visit to the famous venue in North Dakota despite protests from local native Americans and even as coronavirus cases showed a spike in the country

Goodbye Cleveland Indians, hello Cleveland Spiders? After 105 years MLB team will get a new name
Goodbye Cleveland Indians, hello Cleveland Spiders? After 105 years MLB team will get a new name

The team announced in a statement: 'We are committed to making a positive impact in our community and embrace our responsibility to advance social justice and equality'

Obama throws subtle shade at Trump's mega July 4 celebration plans, urges Americans to listen to experts
Obama throws subtle shade at Trump's mega July 4 celebration plans, urges Americans to listen to experts

The former president pointed to an article published in June that advised Americans about socially distancing ways to celebrate the Fourth of July by watching films and cooking at home

No masks or social distancing at Mount Rushmore Fourth of July event, Internet says 'Trump really hates people'
No masks or social distancing at Mount Rushmore Fourth of July event, Internet says 'Trump really hates people'

Amid the United States seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, many gathered at the celebration POTUS had at Mount Rushmore

John Oliver mocked Trump in 2017 for saying Washington, Jefferson's statues will fall, but he's RIGHT in 2020
John Oliver mocked Trump in 2017 for saying Washington, Jefferson's statues will fall, but he's RIGHT in 2020

The President had wondered if the Founding Fathers were next to be taken down after Jackson and Lee's status were taken down, seemingly predicting the future

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump Jr’s girlfriend, tests positive for Covid, Internet says 'a few thoughts, zero prayers'
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump Jr’s girlfriend, tests positive for Covid, Internet says 'a few thoughts, zero prayers'

The Internet is shocked by the reports. "13 days ago: Kimberly Guilfoyle tweets that Trump has a plan to reopen America. Today: She tests positive for Coronavirus."

Claudia Conway: Why is America praising Kellyanne Conway's daughter and slamming her conservative parents?
Claudia Conway: Why is America praising Kellyanne Conway's daughter and slamming her conservative parents?

Claudia Conway has gained quite a lot of popularity as a TiKTok star and is the daughter of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and anti-Trump conservative, George Conway

Americans demand #IndependenceFromTrump on Fourth of July, urge Internet to vote him out in upcoming elections
Americans demand #IndependenceFromTrump on Fourth of July, urge Internet to vote him out in upcoming elections

This usually festive day is quite different this year, from people protesting for racial equality, asking for the Trump administration to help save lives and the upcoming election that 'can change the course of America'

Indigenous protesters block road to Mount Rushmore ahead of Trump's Fourth of July speech and fireworks event
Indigenous protesters block road to Mount Rushmore ahead of Trump's Fourth of July speech and fireworks event

Protesters blocked access to the monument, holding up signs and placards that read 'Protect SoDak’s First People', 'You Are On Stolen Land' and 'Dismantle White Supremacy'

Seattle cop appears to kneel on CHOP demonstrator’s neck in video while clearing out protest zone
Seattle cop appears to kneel on CHOP demonstrator’s neck in video while clearing out protest zone

An officer can be seen tackling one of the demonstrators and telling him to put his hands behind his back. As he is pinned, another demonstrator can be heard yelling, “Can you please not put your knee on his neck?”

#BoycottNFL trends as Twitter users clash over league's plans to perform Black national anthem on Week 1
#BoycottNFL trends as Twitter users clash over league's plans to perform Black national anthem on Week 1

Ted Cruz wrote, 'How many national anthems do we have? Is there a Hispanic national anthem? An Asian-American national anthem? This is asinine. We are ONE America. E Pluribus Unum'

75% White Americans want Joe Biden to pick woman of color as VP, Kamala Harris the most backed candidate: Poll
75% White Americans want Joe Biden to pick woman of color as VP, Kamala Harris the most backed candidate: Poll

California Senator Kamala Harris is preferred by 41% white Americans as against 32% of Black Americans , the poll indicated

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, being closely monitored amid fears she might meet same fate as Epstein
Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, being closely monitored amid fears she might meet same fate as Epstein

The British socialite and media heiress is at the Merrimack County Jail, in New Hampshire, which is reportedly just an hour away from the palatial $1 million home where she was situated prior to her arrest

Buffalo activist Martin Gugino out of hospital four weeks after cops shoved him, to recover in secret place
Buffalo activist Martin Gugino out of hospital four weeks after cops shoved him, to recover in secret place

The 75-year-old was pushed away by two police officers, causing him to hit his head on the sidewalk and suffer a serious injury

N Carolina 'Karen' calls 14-year-old a ‘n*****-loving whore’, chases her with knife  and threatens to rape her
N Carolina 'Karen' calls 14-year-old a ‘n*****-loving whore’, chases her with knife and threatens to rape her

The enraged 'Karen' flipped the young girl when she pointed out that she was cursing in front of children

'SoCal Karen' whose racist rants have been filmed multiple times arrested for assaulting a victim in 2019
'SoCal Karen' whose racist rants have been filmed multiple times arrested for assaulting a victim in 2019

Lena Hernandez was charged her with misdemeanor battery for an October 11, 2019 incident wherein she is accused of pushing and striking a victim

Rose McGowan calls for Bill Clinton's arrest after Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with sex trafficking minors
Rose McGowan calls for Bill Clinton's arrest after Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with sex trafficking minors

McGowan shared an old photo of Epstein, Maxwell, and Harvey Weinstein with their faces crossed out, captioning it, "Now get Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew"

San Diego woman plans to sue Starbucks server, demands half share of $100,000 as she was slandered for 'tips'
San Diego woman plans to sue Starbucks server, demands half share of $100,000 as she was slandered for 'tips'

A GoFundMe page for Lenin Gutierrez was launched after he refused to serve Amber Lynn Gilles as she wasn't wearing a face mask amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Vanessa Guillen murder: Female Air Force Lt. Col. slammed for implying sexual assault is 'price of admission'
Vanessa Guillen murder: Female Air Force Lt. Col. slammed for implying sexual assault is 'price of admission'

The controversial comments were made by Lt. Col. Betsy Schoeller who also said, 'If you're gonna cry like a snowflake, you're gonna pay the price'

Michelle Obama's PhD in law may be fake news but for fans 'she’s still the most intelligent First Lady ever!'
Michelle Obama's PhD in law may be fake news but for fans 'she’s still the most intelligent First Lady ever!'

A spokeswoman for Obama told The Associated Press that she has not earned any new degrees since leaving the White House after FB posts falsely claimed she had

Internet mocks Melania's 'sharpie' dress from Mount Rushmore rally: 'Trump got bored and drew all over it'
Internet mocks Melania's 'sharpie' dress from Mount Rushmore rally: 'Trump got bored and drew all over it'

'What the f**k is up with Melania's dress? Looks like abstract drawings of nudes, or somebody let #Trump have possession of a Sharpie again,' read one tweet

CNN calls Mount Rushmore 'monument of two slave owners', Angry Internet says 'media hates America'
CNN calls Mount Rushmore 'monument of two slave owners', Angry Internet says 'media hates America'

Many of them pointed out that Mount Rushmore has been visited by several former presidents, which was rather glorified by the same media network

Who was Sally Hemings, was she former president Thomas Jefferson's lover or rape victim?
Who was Sally Hemings, was she former president Thomas Jefferson's lover or rape victim?

News anchor Shannon LaNier, stated in an open letter that he is the sixth great-grandson of Jefferson, a descendant through his relationship with Sally leading to debate over Jefferson's relationship

#4thofJuly2020: Internet gets #AllCountriesMatter trending on Independence Day, says 'USA don’t be selfish'
#4thofJuly2020: Internet gets #AllCountriesMatter trending on Independence Day, says 'USA don’t be selfish'

A significant number of people have expressed that every country deserves a chance to celebrate its independence and not just the US, referring to the extravaganza that goes into celebrating July 4

Did Biden call himself ‘Joe Biden’s husband’? Trump Jr mocks 'gaffe', Angry Internet says it's Jill Biden
Did Biden call himself ‘Joe Biden’s husband’? Trump Jr mocks 'gaffe', Angry Internet says it's Jill Biden

While most people have established that he called himself 'Jill Biden’s husband Joe Biden', some including Trump Jr have called him out for addressing himself as 'Joe Biden’s husband Joe Biden'

Denmark’s famous Little Mermaid statue defaced with ‘racist fish’ graffiti, authorities baffled as to why
Denmark’s famous Little Mermaid statue defaced with ‘racist fish’ graffiti, authorities baffled as to why

“In general, with literary works, you can read them with various glasses. However, I do find it a little difficult to see, what would be especially racist in the adventure 'The Little Mermaid’,” Ane Grum-Schwensen, an academic, said

Don Jr lauds father Trump's tough stance on toppling statues and arrests: 'Someone has to be held accountable'
Don Jr lauds father Trump's tough stance on toppling statues and arrests: 'Someone has to be held accountable'

Don Jr said the protests and the 'vandalism' is preview of 'Joe Biden's America' if he won the November election 

Washington Redskins to review racist name after FedEx and PepsiCo get blasted for sponsoring football team
Washington Redskins to review racist name after FedEx and PepsiCo get blasted for sponsoring football team

The American football team revealed its decision after FedEx joined fresh chorus to scrap a team moniker that was deemed racist by many

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump's Covid-19 response, says 'would've done a much better job' if she was president
Hillary Clinton blasts Trump's Covid-19 response, says 'would've done a much better job' if she was president

Clinton's comments came less than a week after she questioned the president over his inaction on Russia

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' guest Steve Dymond's death 'suspected suicide' due to morphine overdose and heart problem
'The Jeremy Kyle Show' guest Steve Dymond's death 'suspected suicide' due to morphine overdose and heart problem

Steve Dymond's May 2019 death led to the cancelation of 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' and called into question similar 'human bear-baiting' shows

Queen anxious over Andrew's links to Ghislaine Maxwell as questioning would mean body blow to royals' image
Queen anxious over Andrew's links to Ghislaine Maxwell as questioning would mean body blow to royals' image

Lawyers have been demanding that Andrew comes out of his own accord and speak about his links to Epstein and the alleged crimes

Trump is 'the embodiment of white supremacist terrorism,' BLM co-founder slams 'hypocrite' POTUS for hate remark
Trump is 'the embodiment of white supremacist terrorism,' BLM co-founder slams 'hypocrite' POTUS for hate remark

Melina Abullah, founding member of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles was also angry about Trump's retweet of a video of his patrons yelling 'white power'

Trump Tower is 'hideous' while Black Lives Matter symbol will improve Fifth Avenue, angry Joy Behar slams POTUS
Trump Tower is 'hideous' while Black Lives Matter symbol will improve Fifth Avenue, angry Joy Behar slams POTUS

'The View' co-host's criticism came as Whoopi Goldberg singled out Trump's 'symbol of hate' remark on plans to paint BLM sign in New York City

Kim Jong-un seen for first time in a month as death rumors reignite after Japanese minister says he may be ill
Kim Jong-un seen for first time in a month as death rumors reignite after Japanese minister says he may be ill

Kim's appearance at Thursday's meeting came days after Japan's defense minister had reignited the debate over the dictator's health, stating that he has "some suspicions" that the Pyongyang leader was ill

Tucker Carlson for president? Ex Trump aides predict 2024 run for Fox anchor as show shatters rating records
Tucker Carlson for president? Ex Trump aides predict 2024 run for Fox anchor as show shatters rating records

Conservative circles have been considering the idea that the Fox News star could pivot his successful journalistic career into a political victory

Texas woman spits on 7-Eleven cash counter, insults staff after being asked to wear a mask inside store
Texas woman spits on 7-Eleven cash counter, insults staff after being asked to wear a mask inside store

The incident happened a few days before Gov. Greg Abbott made it mandatory for “all Texans to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties”

Helene Pruszynski case: Killer gets life sentence for raping and murdering Colorado radio intern 40 years ago
Helene Pruszynski case: Killer gets life sentence for raping and murdering Colorado radio intern 40 years ago

James Clanton, known as Curtis Allen White during the 1980 incident, pleaded guilty in the murder of 21-year-old Pruszynski in February

Peter Thiel distancing himself from Trump, believes he will lose election over pandemic-triggered poor economy
Peter Thiel distancing himself from Trump, believes he will lose election over pandemic-triggered poor economy

Thiel, one of Trump's most prominent supporters from Silicon Valley, is said to be losing faith in the president because of his coronavirus response

Ivirlei Brookes says a person's commitment to 'dismantling racism and white supremacy' becomes their identity
Ivirlei Brookes says a person's commitment to 'dismantling racism and white supremacy' becomes their identity

In an exclusive interview with MEA WorldWide (MEAWW), the actress turned business and mindset coach elaborates on how White people can be better allies to the Black community