Twenty veterans a day die by suicide. The president needs to guarantee the men and women of our forces are taken care of, both during and after their service.
The city also paid $7.3 million for security costs at Trump's inauguration.
"It was pure chaos. I literally thought I was going to die," said one witness.
Police in Houston said a robbery suspect put down his gun on the fireworks stand's counter, only for it to be used against him.
The president said the army "manned the air, it rammed the ramparts, it took over the airports, it did everything it had to do."
In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump called on America's young people to "make a truly great statement" and sign up to the armed forces.
"Oh, for heaven's sake. Trump is always hiding behind walls and chain link fences. It's almost a fetish for him," Twitter user @hiareth wrote.
The White House this week said the president's speech would steer clear of being a political rally, but there were some subtle jabs at Democrats.
This is Joey Chestnut's 12th time winning the competition and he holds the world record for most hot dogs eaten in 10 minutes.
The shirts were created by VoteVets and Rags of Honor, who plan to hand them out at Trump's Independence Day celebration.
The Fourth of July is the most important political holiday in the world.
We are still having similar arguments in America today, but the remote power that conservatives and libertarians worry about is the size, scale and scope of our own federal government.
During her last birthday in the White House, then-President Barack Obama serenaded her daughter with a rendition of the happy birthday song.
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Trump's "Salute to America" event will feature displays of tanks and plane flyovers.
Ten states still allow dry counties.
Many gyms operate on a franchise basis and therefore operate their own hours.
Many of them are open but be aware of parade closures.
Salute to America will host the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Band ("Pershing's Own"), the Armed Forces Chorus and the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Team.
Administration reportedly fearing bad weather and lack of VIP guests will impact crowd size.
Warren suggested that Trump's "Salute to America" is really more of a salute to the president, given the provision of tickets to his political donors.
Two fireworks importers will donate $750,000 in equipment and personnel to the president's Fourth of July military parade.
"Interior Secretary Bernhardt is once again using national park entrance fees as a slush fund for political purposes. These critical funds are supposed to be spent on maintaining park facilities, not political rallies."
"Using National Park entrance fees to pay for this display of pageantry is absolutely outrageous," Representative Betty McCollum said.
There are fire warnings in western U.S. states.
Man named locally as Floyd Temple said to be putting on show for neighborhood children when accident occurred.