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July 4th Special

Image: Malia Obama and Barack Obama
  Celebs born on the Fourth of July
From a president to a poet to a couple of crooks, several prominent Americans — including first daughter Malia Obama — share their birthday with that of the nation. Find out who in our special slide show.
America the Beatuiful
  America’s day starts at Acadia
Jenna Bush Hager stops at Acadia National Park in Maine, home to our nation’s first sunrise, as part of her national parks tour.

Liberty's Torch In Philadelphia
  The Statue of Liberty then and now
A gift from France, the Statue of Liberty has stood over New York Harbor since 1886. See photos from its original construction through its reopening almost 8 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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  TODAY celebrates America
  Festive, star-spangled Fourth of July finds’s Dannielle Kyrillos shows off an array of fun summer products, perfect for helping you have a memorable holiday weekend.

Image: Cagle Slideshow 4th of July
  Cartoons: Laughing on the Fourth of July
Get in the spirit of ’76 with these lighthearted looks at Independence Day 2010.

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