Police and other first responders work the scene where officials say dozens of people have been found dead and multiple others were taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses after a semitrailer containing suspected migrants was found, Monday, June 27, 2022, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

One-on-one with first responder Chaplain, Mickey Stonier.

As we head into the 4th of July weekend filled with fireworks and fun. It’s also important to take a moment to reflect on freedom and what it truly means. There are an estimated 25 million first responders in the U.S. serving in various capacities. Joining OAN’s Alicia Summers to talk more about how they are part of our freedom and how we can show them appreciation, is Chaplain, Mickey Stonier.

Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, Monday, July 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

6 dead, dozens injured in July 4th parade

A manhunt is underway for the suspect in connection with a July 4 parade shooting in Illinois, which left six people dead and dozens injured. Police said the gunman opened fire from the rooftop of a high-rise building just as the parade kicked off on Monday morning. The shooting took place in downtown Highland Park, north of Chicago.

Rep. Ronny Jackson in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rep. Jackson: Biden energy policies making America weaker

Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson (R) urged President Joe Biden to take immediate action to solve the inflation crisis. During an interview on Monday, the former physician to the last three presidents called on Biden to “stop playing the blame game when it comes to his economic mistakes.”

FILE - This 1997 image provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the right arm and torso of a patient, whose skin displayed a number of lesions due to what had been an active case of monkeypox. As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, in 2022, some doctors are acknowledging an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades. (CDC via AP, File)

Iowa reports first Monkeypox case, US cases top 460

Health officials in Iowa have reported the first case of Monkeypox in their state amid ongoing spread of the infection. According to the Iowa HHS, the first probable case of Monkeypox was identified last week and the patient’s contacts are being traced right now.

Chick-Fil-A named America’s favorite restaurant for 8th year straight

The fast food franchise Chick-Fil-A was ranked as America’s favorite restaurant for the eighth year in a row. The American Customer Satisfaction Index released this year’s ranking recently, in which Chick-Fil-A scored 83 points out of 100. The American Customer Satisfaction Index released this year’s rankings on Tuesday.