#FourthOfJuly

.Chicago, IL, USA
There were more than 400 shootings over the July 4 weekend and at least 150 people died, according to data collected by the Gun Violence Archive.(Photo credit: AFP)

  • Chicago saw a violent holiday weekend on the Fourth of July
  • Around 88 people were shot on July 4, 14 of them fatally
  • The youngest victim was a 6-year-old girl who was shot 

.London, UK
Priyanka was most recently featured in the movie 'We Can Be Heroes'. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@priyankachopra)

  • Priyanka Chopra captioned a throwback photo of Nick and herself, calling him "my firework"
  • Due to work obligations, Priyanka has been in London since last year
  • Nick Jonas celebrated the Fourth of July by attending a baseball game in Cleveland, Ohio.

.Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is an annual competition held every year on the Fourth of July.(Photo credit : Unsplash)

  • Joey Chesnut holds the world record of eating 76 hot dogs in 10 mins
  • He broke his previous record to win the 14th men's Nathan's Hot Dog contest
  • The event took place in a baseball stadium in Coney Island with 5,000 spectators

.New York, NY, USA
Vanessa Williams will appear on PBS Special. (Photo: Instagram/Vennessa Williams)

  • The performance by Vanessa Williams intends to celebrate the establishment of Juneteenth as a federal holiday
  • "It’s in celebration of the wonderful opportunity," Williams said
  • The move has seen intense debate on social media

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden spoke at the rose gardens of White House on Sunday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Biden said that COVID-19 has not yet been "vanquished" from the country
  • White House failed to reach its target of vaccinating 70% of US by July 4
  • 16 states and Washington DC had successfully reached the goal

.Ohio, USA
Josef Newgarden led 73 laps on the way to victory at Mid-Ohio. (Photo credit: Twitter/Team_Penske)

  • Josef Newgarden grabbed his first victory of 2021
  • Newgarden started from pole and led 73 of 80 laps
  • The win ended a two-race streak of bad luck for Newgarden

Vivekananda formed the Ramakrishna Mission in 1897. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Swami Vivekananda wrote the poem after visiting the US in 1893
  • He was representing Hinduism and India at the Parliament of World Religions
  • ‘To the Fourth of July’ was written exactly four years before he died

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Celebrate the holiday with the colours of the national flag punched into one fizzy drink. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • On the Fourth of July, the United States of America celebrates its Independence Day
  • There's a sense of mirth and joy in the air, as families gather to celebrate the day
  • Here are a few red, blue and white sippers to enjoy on this day

.Chicago, IL, USA
The police department has claimed they are doing their part in protecting the city. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • During the July 4 holiday weekend, Chicago has witnessed a rise in violent crimes
  • The latest incident being the shooting of four people in a drive-by
  • In another shooting incident, a 39-year-old man was shot in the head