The White House is adorned in preparation for the a Fourth of July celebration on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 4, 2013, hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Gallery: More Fourth of July across U.S.
Jul. 05, 2013 @ 09:41 AM
New York and other major cities featured huge fireworks displays, while many Americans enjoyed their Fourth of July with small-town celebrations or at the beach.