Fireworks and lightning light up the sky over Albany, Thursday evening, July 4, 2013, during the New York State Fourth of July Celebration Presented By Price Chopper at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Times Union, Will Waldron)
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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.