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This week’s top lifestyle stories include delicious food, proud American stories, wild nature and much more. Sit back, relax and tune in to catch the latest news you can’t miss. (Chef Robert Irvine, Getty, @mimaincuba)

The American Dream

A Cuban-born Arizona man was captured on video by his wife reacting emotionally to seeing the White House for the first time since moving to the United States. Click here to read the article.

Meet the American who is credited with creating the first Star-Spangled Banner, but her true contribution to the American Revolutionary War may be far more dramatic than her flag-making legend suggests. Click here to read the article.

Betsy Ross "Meet the Americans" Split

The woman is beloved by Americans as the person who first knitted the American flag, a story that scholars say is plausible but unproven. (Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images, Byenlarge/Getty Images, VCG Wilson/Corbis via Getty Images)

Food and Drink

While lobster is famously a New England delicacy but is eaten throughout the country, whole fried clams, which were invented on the Fourth of July, 1916, are the region’s signature seafood. Here are five places to try them. Click here to read the article.

A trending TikTok video shows how a fishing tackle box can be used to store and transport snacks, which participants in the trend are calling “snack boxes.” Click here to read the article.

Shavuot cookbook honours hostages still held in Gaza: ‘Food is home’

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine has released a cocktail recipe ahead of Father’s Day 2024. Men who drink occasionally should try making this cocktail to celebrate their dad. Click here to read the article.

Chef Irvine and the Mule Cocktail

Florida chef Robert Irvine shared a special, refreshing cocktail recipe with Fox News Digital ahead of Father’s Day 2024. (Robert Irvine/Boardroom Spirits)

Weird and viral

Why do we use “poker face” and other popular expressions? Here are three idioms and their fun origins. Click here to read the article.

A Chick-fil-A restaurant’s new children’s camp has sparked debate online, with some accusing the restaurant of using child labor and others defending it. Click here to read the article.

Archaeologists recently discovered an eerie medieval gravestone while searching around an ancient shipwreck that’s thought to have been submerged on the bottom of the English Channel for 800 years. Click here to read the article.

Split image of the slab and small slab being retrieved

The ancient tombstone appears to have been made for a prominent clergyman. (Bournemouth University)

Wild Nature

Bright Zoo in Limestone, Tennessee, said a rare animal died on its grounds after choking on part of a bag of baby food left by a zoo visitor. Click here to read the article.

A Montana wildlife photographer has captured a rare baby animal on camera in Yellowstone National Park. The sight is considered prophetic, signifying “better times” to come. Check out the wildlife photos. Click here to read the article.

A Texas angler caught a large hammerhead shark, a 14-foot-long aquatic creature, off the coast of North Padre Island in Corpus Christi, Texas, and later released it. Click here to read the article.

Hammerhead shark caught in Texas waters

Christian Haltermann caught a giant hammerhead shark and then released it back into Texas waters. (Harley Halterman)

Celebrating Dad

What do you do when you see a penny on the ground? As told in this heartwarming story, one woman explains that whenever she sees a penny sparkling on the sidewalk, it reminds her of her father. Click here to read the article.

This Father’s Day, celebrate your dad’s love of cooking with these 10 gourmet gifts. From cutting boards to pizza ovens to steak subscriptions, find gift ideas here. Click here to read the article.

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Pet Stories

An Ipswich, Massachusetts, horse was rescued after a four-hour effort to pull it from a broken wooden plank after it fell through a barn floor. Click here to read the article.

‘I had almost lost hope’: Missing Virginia dog captured six months after going on the run

John Barnett, a U.S. Navy veteran and retired New York Police Department officer, was injured in the line of duty and now the avid runner is planning to run marathons in all 50 states to raise money for the nonprofit organization Paws of War. Click here to read the article.

A dog that lost the use of its limbs due to an anomaly has had life-saving surgery, with vets using 3D-printed screws in the dog’s spine to give him “a second chance at being a puppy.” Click here to read the article.

Dogs and X-rays

A cockapoo named Arthur, pictured left, was given a new lease on life after receiving 3D printed spinal screws during surgery to treat a life-threatening condition. (SWNS)

Viral Videos

The heartwarming exchange was caught on video as the father got out of his truck to give his son a goodbye hug after his son ran out of the house and into the driveway. “It’s never too late to stop for one more hug,” the father said. Click here to watch the video.

While attempting some trick shots with his sons, a father successfully hurled a football into a basketball hoop from a fair distance, with one of the sons hilariously celebrating the incredible goal. Click here to watch the video.

Revealing Interview

In her latest episode of “Short Questions,” Dana Perino puts the spotlight on Fox News contributor and “Gutfeld!” panelist Tom Schill. He reveals how he made his first dollar and how to tell a good story. Click here to read the article.

A quick question for Dana Perino

Fox News contributor Tom Schill tells Dana Perino why he and his wife want to “reject the safe zone and ‘everyone gets a trophy’ mentality in raising our kids.” (Fox News)

Travel stories

A new study has compiled a list of the best US cities for a “staycation” with friends and family this summer, including several in California, Florida, and other states. Click here to read the article.

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Chicago and New Orleans

Thinking of booking a “staycation” this summer? Check out which top US destinations are the best places to explore, relax and unwind, according to a new report from WalletHub. (iStock)