Fireworks light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July celebrations, Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Washington. Surrounded by scaffolding, the Washington Monument is closed for repairs after an earthquake in 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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.