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3-Year-Old Delivers Adorable Rendition of 'Star-Spangled Banner' at Baseball Game

This 3-year-old may not have known all the words, but his version of the national anthem is definitely the cutest.<p>Drake Grillo, 3, performed an …

Human Interest

Michelle Obama and Beyoncé's Mom Were Last Seen Partying Together at a Beyoncé Concert

The city of Paris had many reasons to party on Sunday night. For one, the French soccer team won the 2018 World Cup. For another, it was Bastille …

Michelle Obama

ICYMI: West Islip's Class Of 2018 Graduates

Check out this story reported last week on West Islip Patch.<p><i>In</i> <i>case you missed it, here's a story that appeared last week in West Islip Patch:</i><p>WEST …

High School

President Trump Pleased to Meet Ya, Queen Elizabeth! Spares Her the Power Shake

<b>President Trump</b> and First Lady <b>Melania Trump</b> are getting the royal treatment -- the long-awaited meeting with <b>Queen Elizabeth</b> is going down ... and, so …

Donald Trump

Trump and First Lady join Queen for tea at Buckingham Palace

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined Queen Elizabeth for tea Friday in a first-ever meeting that kicked off with formal British pomp …

Buckingham Palace

Moment President Trump meets the Queen

The president and First Lady Melania Trump travelled to Windsor to meet the Queen, before they fly to Scotland to spend the weekend at Mr Trump's Turnberry golf resort.<p>The trio stood as the Coldstream Guards band played the Star-Spangled Banner, before Mr Trump joined the Queen for an inspection of …

Donald Trump


Have you seen the giant baby Trump inflatable floating around London? The American president’s arrival in our home town has us pining for the good …

Calvin Klein

Katy native sings national anthem at Astros game

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Tightly gripping a black microphone in her right hand, Raycheal Winters, 23, walked to home base kicking up red dirt as the …


September 2018 Guitar World Lesson Videos

These lesson videos are bonus content related to the September 2018 issue of <i>Guitar World</i>. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, …


NFLPA Files Grievance Over NFL's New National Anthem Policy

The NFL Players Association announced it has filed a grievance challenging the league's new national anthem policy.<p>In May, NFL owners unanimously …

Football (U.S.)

Josie Duggar Wows Fans With Her Rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" — Hear Her Sweet Voice!

She's got pipes! The Duggar family shared a new clip of their youngest daughter, Josie, belting out a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" — and …


Travis Pastrana has recreated Evel Knievel's most famous stunts

It’s not only Porsche taking age-old records and tearing them in two. Travis Pastrana has channelled his inner Evel Knievel – and outer Evel Knievel, …


Trump Criticizes NFL's New Anthem Policy: 'In Many Ways Worse'

Early this year, the NFL announced it would be finally putting an end to the divisive demonstrations launched by Colin Kaepernick by barring players …

Conservative View

Bad Lip Reading Takes A Longer Look At Fergie’s NBA All-Star Game National Anthem

You have to feel bad for Fergie a bit at this point. Yes, she’s a Grammy-winner, she’s a successful performer, and likely has more money than most of us will ever see. But her 2018 has been highlighted by one of the more bizarre national anthem attempts in history. Not only did the performance draw …

Celebrity (UK)

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The National Anthem Is Racist, and We Made a Video in Case You Forgot

One thing that hasn’t changed: The Star-Spangled Banner is still racist.<p>Initially titled “Defence of Fort M’Henry,” the anthem was written in 1814 by …

African-American News

The American Flag Was Sewn in Part By A Teenage Black Girl

The history that’s not in your school books.<p><i>OG History is a Teen Vogue series where we unearth history not told through a white, cisheteropatriarchal lens.</i><p>In a famous oil painting, artist R. McGill Mackall depicts Mary Pickersgill, the woman most known for designing the Star-Spangled Banner in …

Black History

Does the USA need a new national anthem?

A debate on the merits of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”<p>In a 1906 editorial, the North American Review asked for a replacement for “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the United States’ national anthem because “the American people have been trying in vain for nearly a century to sing it.” With bizarre …

Civil Rights

Video: Do You Know the Star-Spangled Banner’s 3rd Verse?

Jeffery RobinsonThis Fourth of July, do we have the courage to confront our past?The post Video: Do You Know the Star-Spangled Banner’s 3rd Verse? …

Liberal View

Dude playing national anthem on 25 guitars is the best way to kick off July 4

There are endless renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner," but let's be real, America. The national anthem is best played on an electric guitar, …


No July 4th Is Complete Without Jimi Hendrix 'Star Spangled Banner'

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10 Easy Pieces: Flagpoles

In 1777, the Continental Congress made an important design decision: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red …

Curb Appeal

Marvin Gaye -- 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.<p>Still one of the best and most …

Marvin Gaye

Alexis Salgado sings the National Anthem at today’s game

Cuban-American recording artist Alexis Salgado sings the Star Spangled Banner at today's Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins game on the Fourth of July.

Tampa Bay Rays

How Twitter Became Home To The Teen Status Update

"The Star-Spangled Banner" has a wide range, difficult vowels and a bunch of unexpected notes. This is either the reason it sucks or the key to its …

Top 10

Peggy Flanagan hits a musical home run in Minnesota

I should note that <b>I am NOT endorsing a gubernatorial/lieutenant-gubernatorial ticket in the Minnesota gubernatorial/lieutenant-gubernatorial</b> …


Americans rock out in Dublin during Fourth of July celebrations to mark Independence Day

<b>US DIPLOMATS and their guests celebrated America’s Independence Day in Ireland with an event at the American ambassador’s official residence in</b> …


10 versions of The Star-Spangled Banner to celebrate Independence Day

Today, the USA will celebrate the anniversary of their declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. They’ll do it with parades, fireworks …


4th of July—How video tech would have varied if… by Allan Tépper

If the British Colonists in the territory now called the United States hadn’t revolted against Britain, in addition to preventing the death of ≈32 …


Booze, Blood, and the Star-Spangled Banner

In 1992 Anders Skaar, an executive headhunter with negligible musical talent, set up a bare-bones organization called Anthem! America and put out a …

Black History