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How well would you do on the U.S. naturalization test?

On the eve of the celebration of America's birthday, WTOP pulled 15 questions from the U.S. citizenship test. See how well you'd do!

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:38am EDT

Tags: sophie ho, U.S. citizenship test, 4th of July

D.C. ranks in top 10 cities for 4th of July celebrations

With Independence Day just around the corner, the nation's capital was recently ranked in the top 10 cities for citizens looking for a fun time without hurting their wallet.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 11:52am EDT

Tags: sophie ho, 4th of July, WalletHub, Washington D.C.

4 healthy cookout recipes for the 4th of July

Ahh -- The Fourth of July. A classic American holiday centered around summer, celebrations and food. And while burgers and dogs are the classic cookout fare, some WTOP staffers and reporters are hoping you'll try their healthier cookout options.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: cookout, healthy, recipes, 4th of July

Geoff Tracy of Chef Geoff's offers tips for grilling

There's more to a successful cookout than just tossing some burgers and dogs on the grill. Geoff Tracy, owner and operator of Chef Geoff's, LIA'S and Hank's Tavern & Eats, offers some tips for Fourth of July grilling.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 11:26am EDT

Tags: Chef Geoff, Grilling, grill, grilling tips, Geoff Tracy, 4th of July


Make room for fresh fruit on your grill

Grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for the holiday? Why not add peaches to the mix?

Monday - 07/01/2013, 10:45am EDT

Tags: local produce, farmers market, Mary Beth Albright, peaches, Grilling, 4th of July

Fourth of July celebrations across the region

Looking for some Independence Day holiday fun? Here's a list of parades, celebrations and fireworks displays all around the region.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 05:00am EDT

Tags: Michelle Basch, 4th of July, fireworks, Fourth of July

Va. Department of Forestry urges July 4th caution

Virginia forestry officials are urging caution this July 4th, with many areas of the state recording below-average rainfall and vulnerable to wildfires.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 03:51am EDT

Tags: 4th of July, fireworks, fires

Music to celebrate Independence Day

Every year, the 4th of July fireworks display brings thousands of visitors to the National Mall, but many of us locals prefer to celebrate away from the huge crowds and hubbub that go along with the festivities.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 07:35am EDT

Tags: 4th of July, timothy bracken, backstage

Broderick, O'Hara among Capitol Fourth performers

Find out who will be on the bill for the Capitol Fourth concert on the West Lawn of the Capitol.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 04:11am EDT

Tags: nathan hager, 4th of July, Independence Day, National Mall